This page contains an archive of technical reports, projects, and thought leadership papers from the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology's ELPP, as well as a list of some of our previous speakers. Download Sutardja Center report and slide templates here.

Project Archive

Fall 2016 Projects

Spring 2016 Projects

Fall 2015 Projects

Spring 2015 Projects

Fall 2014 Projects

Spring 2014 Projects

  • Wearable Sensors for Cardiac Rehabilitation (link)
  • Challenges and New Business Opportunities for Bitcoin (link)
  •  3D Printing (link)
  • Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication for Enhanced Traffic Safety (link)
  • The Future of Online Higher Ed (link)
  • How Established Companies Can Leverage Lean Startup – Methodology for Sustaining and Disruptive Innovation, (link)
  • Antibody – Drug Coagulates – A Discriminating Approach to Chemotherapy, Engineering Leadership White Paper (link)
  • The Road Into the Cloud, Engineering Leadership White Paper (link)

Fall 2013 Projects

  • Critical Success Factors in Mergers & Acquisitions, Engineering Leadership White Paper (link)
  • The US Postal Service, Engineering Leadership White Paper (link)
  • Best Practices in Performance Management, Engineering Leadership White Paper (link)
  • Human Genome Testing, Engineering Leadership White Paper (link)
  • SaaS – Owning your data in the Cloud, Engineering Leadership White Paper (link)
  • 3D Bio-Printing, Engineering Leadership White Paper (revised/link)
  • Affordable Care Act, Engineering Leadership White Paper (link)
  • Internet Privacy, Engineering Leadership White Paper (link)
  • Self-Driving Cars, Engineering Leadership White Paper (link)

2012 Projects

  • Offshoring, Lessons from Engineering Leadership, Technical Brief
  • Brick and Mortar 2.0, Lessons from Engineering Leadership, white paper
  • Trends in Customer Loyalty Rewards Aggregation, Engineering Leadership White Paper (link)
  • K-12 Education in 2020, Engineering Leadership White Paper (link)

Previous Speakers at ELPP

Ikhlaq Sidhu - Chief Scientist & Founding Director, SCET
Mike Olson - CSO & Board Chairman at Cloudera
Vic Kulkarni - Sr. VP & GM, RTL Power Business, Semiconductor BU & ANSYS
Jerry Fiddler - CEO & Principal, Zygote Ventures
Inder Sidhu - Former SVP Strategy & Planning, Cisco & Award Winning Writer
Don Proctor - SVP at Cisco
Charles Giancarlo - Board Director, Accenture
Keval Desai - Partner at InterWest
Nir Merry - VP & Head of Common Solutions Group at Applied Materials
Michael Grimes - Managing Director at Morgan Stanley
Michael Marks - Partner at Riverwood Capital
Margret Schmidt - VP Product Development & Chief Design Officer at TiVo
Peter Shiau - Consultant at Distributed Energy Startup
Ram Krishnan - Former VP Operations, InvenSense
Rich Redelfs - Chairman of the Board, ACCO & Cyphort
Steve Blank - Radio Show Host at Sirius XM Radio Inc, Lecturer at NYU, NIH and UCSF & Founder, E.Piphany
Cort Worthington - Lecturer at Haas School of Business
Bill Ruh - CEO & GE Digital and Chief Digital Officer at GE
Jose Plehn Dujowich - Chairman, Chief Data Officer, & Co-Founder at Powerlytics
Ken Hao - Managing Director at Silverlake Partners
Naeem Zafar - Industry Fellow at SCET and CEO, Telesense
Bjoern Hartmann - Professor (CS) at UC Berkeley
Holly Schroth - Senior Lecturer at Haas, UC Berkeley