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Best Buy CEO Corie Barry Featured on the Impact Podcast with John Shegerian

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Corie Barry, the Chief Executive Officer of Best Buy, is a featured guest this week on the Impact Podcast with John Shegerian. The show is hosted by Shegerian, Chairman/CEO of ERI, the nation’s leading fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company.

Best Buy Co. Inc., the leading provider of consumer technology products and services, with approximately 100,000 employees in North America and $47 billion in annual revenue, named Barry its CEO in June of 2019. She also serves on the company’s board of directors.

Under Barry’s leadership, Best Buy is driving toward being one of the best places to work in America, doubling its significant customer relationship events to 50 million and growing annual revenue to $50 billion by fiscal 2025.

Prior to becoming CEO, Barry served in several other executive positions, playing a critical role in developing and executing the company’s Building the New Blue growth strategy and related transformation.

Talking with Shegerian on the podcast, Barry shared details and anecdotes pertaining to her inspiring career, her leadership style and some of the many great strategic moves Best Buy has been able to make to remain the leader in its field.

“John and his team at ERI have been incredible partners of ours,” said Barry, “and it’s always such a pleasure talking with someone who, like us, is committed to doing more for our communities and the world.”

“It was an honor to have a trailblazing leader such as Corie on our show,” said Shegerian. “Not only is she a great friend and partner, she is an incredible success story we can all learn from. Corie has taken on an already amazing brand and managed to continue to build upon its success against all obstacles over the past couple years. She’s an inspiration to current and future leaders everywhere and I’m excited for our audience to hear her tell her story!”

Every week, Impact Podcast guests are invited as thought leaders to share with listeners first-hand accounts of how they are able to make the world a better place on a daily basis.

Recent guests have included leaders from Verizon, Best Buy, General Motors, JetBlue, Comerica Bank, Goodyear Tire, Virgin, GE, New York City, Beyond Meat, Lipton Tea, Patron Tequila, Panasonic, Molson Coors, Seventh Generation, Ecosia, Waste Management, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, and a number of fascinating thought leaders and game-changers, including Martin Luther King III; real estate powerhouse and television personality Ryan Serhant; writer/comedian/author Jeannie Gaffigan; softball legend and ESPN baseball anchor Jessica Mendoza; PTSD treatment pioneer Dr. Rick Doblin; ESPN radio personalities Sarah Spain and Israel Gutierrez; ultra-endurance athlete Rich Roll; sports journalism trailblazer Shelley Smith; legendary actor Ed Asner; and hundreds more.

The Impact Podcast with John Shegerian is available for listening on, Apple’s iTunes, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts, Audible, libsyn, and as part of iHeartRadio’s digital broadcast, reaching over 120 million users.

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