Face to Face: Richard Branson and will.i.am

Richard Branson

This year, CNBC teamed up with Facebook to bring together some of the smartest minds at Davos to answer your questions.

Richard Branson is the founder of the Virgin Group, employing 60,000 people over 50 countries.

Will.i.am is a seven-time Grammy Award winner, who has sold millions of albums worldwide.

While they may have different day jobs, Branson and will.i.am are on the same page about one thing: the importance of a team.

"I think having a team of people around you is critical," Branson told CNBC, in response to a question from Emma-Louise Ewing on Facebook.

Will.i.am agreed, citing the importance of the people who've been with him since he was 15.

And that's not all. There's one electronic device they both keep close by: their BlackBerry.

Watch the full video for all the highlights including Branson's guilty pleasure and the one thing will.i.am would do differently if he could turn back time.

Branson and will.i.am joined CNBC as part of a collaboration with Facebook, bringing some of the smartest minds at Davos into News Feed to answer questions from the social platform. The "Face to Face" video series features conversations with a wide range of influencers who might not otherwise share the same stage.

Be sure to visit CNBC'sFacebook page to learn more about the #FaceToFace series. Up next: Sheryl Sandberg and Melinda Gates.

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