This lecture series recognizes the entrepreneurial vision of A. Richard Newton, Dean of UC Berkeley’s College of Engineering from 2000 to 2007, by inviting distinguished innovators to share lessons from their own successes and failures. Hosted by the Pantas and Ting Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology, the lectures take place at UC Berkeley on Tuesday evenings, 5pm - 6:30pm in Sibley Auditorium/Bechtel Hall. Syllabus and course information available on bcourses.

Spring Lecture Series Speakers

 

 

 

Orientation with Prof. Iklhaq Sidhu, founding director, Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology 

 

 

 

01.26.16

 

 

 

Ben Horowitz, cofounder and general partner, Andreessen Horowitz and author, The Hard Thing about Hard Things, in conversation with Michael Franklin, Siebel Professor of Computer Science and Director and Director, AMP Lab, University of California, Berkeley. Venture Capital. see lecture.

 

 

 

02.02.16

 

 

 

Ryan Gilbert, cofounder and CEO, Better Finance. Recognized as one of San Francisco's fastest growing privately held companies. Financial Technology. See lecture.

 

 

 

02.09.16

 

 

 

Dr. Vivienne Ming, cofounder and chairman, Socos and named 10 Women to Watch in Tech in 2013 by Inc. Magazine. Neuroscience, education and software.

 

 

 

02.23.16

 

 

 

Geoff Ralston

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Tim Brady, cofounders, Imagine K12, recently merged with Y-Combinator (Ed Tech)

 

 

 

03.01.16

 

 

 

Kun Gao, cofounder and CEO, CrunchRoll, the leading global video service for Japanese Anime and Asian media. Media.

 

 

 

 

03.08.16

 

 

 

Jeff Chu, cofounder and CEO, Glowlink Communications Technology, Inc. Hardware and software.

 

 

 

 

03.15.16

 

 

 

TBD

 

 

 

 

04.05.16

 

 

 

TBD

 

Founders Panel on clean tech, big data and media, featuring...

 

Lisa Dyson, founder and CEO, Kiverdi. (Cleantech) 

Vik Singh, cofounder and CEO, Infer (Big Data)  

and Razmig Hovaghimian, cofounder & chairman, Viki Inc. (global TV) and cofounder and boardmember, Embrace

 

as moderated by Elaine Lin Hering, influence and conflict management expert, Triad Consulting

 

 

 

 

04.12.16

Berkeley Debut Film Screening

CODE:Debugging the Gender Gap, graciously sponsored by Capital One,

with subsequent panel discussion featuring 

Laura I. Gómez, founder and CEO, Atipica and Silicon Valley Latin0 40 under 40

Mai Huong Le, search engineering leader, Yahoo! 

Michele Titolo, lead software engineer, Capital One and advisor, Women Who Code

Robin Hauser Reynolds, director and producer,  CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap

 

 

 

 

04.19.16

 

 

 

Delta Prize Demo Day 

 

 

 

 

04.20.2016