Richard Levick

  • Anxiety over character assassination

    Richard Levick, founder and CEO of LEVICK; Steven Nardizzi, partner at Paragon Strategic Insights; and Simon Newman, CEO at CMG Innovation, discuss the ways that so-called “cancel culture” and the openness of internet technology can have outsize effects on those targeted by negative attention.

  • Lamenting the good old days

    On this EXTRA episode, we speak with Alice Stewart, CNN political commentator and communications consultant; Michael Zeldin, TV legal analyst with experience stretching back to the Clinton impeachment proceedings; and Richard Levick, founder and CEO of LEVICK. On today’s docket: what’s changed since the good old days? Has much at all changed, culturally, in the past few decades? Is there a culture of civility that has significantly shifted?

  • The real consumer debt issue

    Rebecca Steele, president and CEO at the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, Bruce McClary, vice president for communications for the NFCC, and Richard Levick, founder and CEO of LEVICK, discuss whether or not the mountains of debt piled on consumers in recent years is sustainable, and what can be done to surmount it.

  • The business of managing Washington

    On this EXTRA episode, a panel of experts discuss the ways that the government at large is continuing to move apace, even while the president is facing an impeachment hearing. Guests include Richard Levick, founder of LEVICK, Barry Bennett, founder of Avenue Strategies, and Manuel Ortiz, founder of VantageKnight.

  • The legal battles behind food innovations

    On this week’s EXTRA episode, we learn more about innovations in food technology, and the legal battles around them, by speaking to Stuart Pape, head of FDA practice at Polsinelli; Gene Grabowski, partner at kglobal; and Richard Levick, founder and CEO of LEVICK.

  • Have we reached peak tech?

    On this WWiW EXTRA episode, we speak with three experts on whether the D.C. region, and the world in general, is hitting a ceiling when it comes to potential success for tech businesses. Experts include James Moore, founder and CEO of the Washington Institute for Business, Government, and Society; Kandi Parsons, shareholder at ZwillGen; and Richard Levick, founder and CEO of LEVICK.

  • The strengths and weaknesses of capitalism

    On this EXTRA episode, Jason Grumet, founder and president of the Bipartisan Policy Center; Michael Farren, fellow at the Mercatus Center; and Richard Levick, founder and CEO of LEVICK discuss the ways that politics and lobbying have soured peoples’ expectations, experiences, and opinion of capitalism.

  • Your due diligence as a CEO or board member

    Shawn Wright, partner at Blank Rome; Ayman Rizkalla, partner at Akerman; and Richard Levick, founder and CEO of Levick, discuss the things that a C suit executive or a member of a board at a company needs to do to stay proactive and prevent liability for wrongdoing in case of a company’s misconduct.

  • Understanding what regulation the tech industry needs

    Richard Levick, CEO of Levick; Phil Bond, president of government affairs for Potomac International Partners, and Elizabeth Rogers, regulatory expert and partner at Michael Best, discuss the myriad problems facing future regulations for the tech industry, and how regulations might take shape in the near future.

  • Business and the First Amendment

    Shanlon Wu, former federal prosecutor and partner; Thomas Clare, partner at Clare Locke; and Richard Levick, chairman and CEO of Levick; discuss the ways that First Amendment issues bleed into the corporate world.