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April 17, 2014

(April 17, 2014) - Autism Speaks Co-founder appeared on CNBC today to discuss the cable network's history and mark the 25th anniversary of its founding. CNBC launched in April of 1989 when Wright was president and CEO of NBC.

CNBC spotlights Autism Speaks-Google partnership in tapping venture capital to advance autism-related product development and services
March 02, 2014

Today on CNBC, enterprise “Big Money” reporter Lawrence Delevingne shines a spotlight this week’s Autism Speaks Autism Investment Conference, in San Francisco.

February 25, 2014

Autism Speaks Co-Founder Bob Wright was named one of the top 100 most influencial leaders in business by CNBC.  The list, compiled by CNBC’s top editors with the help of an outside advisory board, is part of the business news network's 25th anniversary celebration.

 Wright served as Vice Chairman and Executive Officer, of the General Electric Company and also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NBC Universal, and oversaw the creation of CNBC back in 1989.