Part 2 of a four-part look at entrepreneurial success and the Consumer Electronics Show. Included: Taser International CEO Tom Smith advises BugLabs CEO Peter Semmelhack on how to build brand recognition.
The “Project Runway” contestants, including the three finalists, are interviewed. Also: a mini-fashion show featuring the finalists's creations that's judged by designer Michael Kors, Elle Magazine fashion director Nina Garcia and Tim Gunn of the Parsons School of Design. Also: an interview with the show's previous winner, Jay McCarroll.
Actor Tom Sizemore, who has battled drug problems, is interviewed. Topics include his fight to stay clean; his relationship with Heidi Fleiss; his claim to have had a relationship with Paris Hilton, which she denies; and his thoughts on the death of actor Chris Penn.
Donny Deutsch interviews Cindy Sheehan, whose son Casey was killed in Iraq. He also talks with other individuals who have lost loved ones in Iraq, as well as families of G.I.s currently serving; wounded soldiers; and former soldiers who are currently unemployed. Also interviewed: Shoshana Johnson, the first black female POW in U.S. military history.
L.A. Lakers vice president Jeanie Buss; Ken Sunshine, president of Ken Sunshine Consultants; NY Post writer Richard Johnson; celebrity photographer Alan Zanger; Joe and Gavin Maloof, owners of the Sacramento Kings and Palms Hotel.
“Apprentice” contestants are interviewed, including Carolyn Kepcher; Bill Rancic; Kelly Perdew; Ereka Vetrini, Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth; Kwame Jackson; Jennifer Crisafulli; Stacie Jones Upchurch; Raj Bhakta; and Ivana Ma. Also, Staples VP Todd Peters and Pontiac marketing director Mark-Hans Richer are interviewed.