Ep 1: Welcome to Fortt Knox: Rich Ideas, Powerful People

Alexis Ohanian is the co-founder of Reddit, and an investor in technology startups. He believes in changing his mind – and other people's.

Alexis Ohanian is the co-founder of Reddit, and an investor in technology startups. He believes in changing his mind – and other people's.

Alexis Ohanian and his partners recently raised $115 million from investors to invest in startups. He told me about how a decision he made in a Charlottesville, Va. Waffle House led him to co-found Reddit instead of going to law school, and changed the course of his career.

Lisa Su told me how she went from being an immigrant kid in the Bronx to leading a turnaround at AMD, a chip company many in the technology world had left for dead.

These are just a couple of the conversations you'll be a part of in Fortt Knox, a new digital show from CNBC. The premise behind the show: I'm busting you inside. Whether it's CEOs, entrepreneurs, actors, philanthropists, I want you to come along for insights into how interesting people are trying to change the world.

The coolest thing about doing a show like Fortt Knox, right now? Social platforms, mobile devices and live video are making it possible for you to get closer to the action than ever. You'll be able to join me on Twitter and Periscope as the interviews unfold. You'll have access to the full audio of the interviews as podcasts on SoundCloud and iTunes. And then you'll be able to join the Facebook live show as colleagues and friends join me to talk about the interviews, and dig into other important news of the week.

So. Like my Facebook page and you'll be all set for the first live show, Wednesday November 16 during the 2 p.m. hour. Subscribe on iTunes or SoundCloud to get regular delivery of the full interviews. And hey, if you like it? Share it.