Immigrant Entrepreneur
  • Jun 3, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 37:43 mins

If you’ve ever bought a fragrant candle at Target to freshen up your house or look classy on an end table—then you know Mei Xu’s work. She’s the founder of Chesapeake Bay Candle Company, which she started in her basement just a couple of years after emigrating from China. Now she’s a retired CEO, a multi-millionaire, and a former advisor to President Obama on job creation. She just published "Burn: How Grit, Innovation, and a Dash of Luck Ignited a Multi-Million Dollar Success Story."