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Co-Founder Bob Wright: Autism Speaks Takes Awareness to Action

January 23, 2014

(January 23, 2014) -- Autism Speaks Co-Founder and former Chairman of NBC Universal Bob Wright co-hosted Bloomberg TV's "In The Loop" and discussed the importance of autism awareness in the wake of the Avonte Oquendo tragedy.

Wright said the nation needs to "take awareness to action, when you have a situation like (the Oquendo case) the needs of that boy should have been a concern to everybody."

"We need a national focus, we need more awareness turning to action."

You can watch the video segment on autism awareness below:

 

 

He also provided perspective on the morning’s business news items such as Nextflix’s ability to avoid bandwidth charges and whether or not they will need to update their pricing strategy, Icahn’s call for a PayPal-eBay split and the search for CEOs at some of the nation's top companies. Those videos are available at the links below:

Southwest CEO Kelly Sees `Very Solid' First Quarter

Netflix Growth Will Force Bandwith Charges: Wright

PayPal-eBay Split a 'Good Idea': Wright

Challenge of Finding the Right CEO for the Job