2006 Lecture Series

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 College of Engineering’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (CET), the lectures take place on the Berkeley campus Tuesday evenings. Speakers from 2006 included:

John Chun, Founder & CEO, Safeweb

Jeff Miller, CEO, Redpoint; Venture Partner, Documentum

Stephen Pratt, Consulting Head, Infosys 

Bruce Richardson, Founder & President, AMR Research

Donna Dubinsky, Chairman and co-founder, Handspring/Palm and co-founder Numenta/Grok



Stephanie DiMarco, Former CEO and founder, Advent Software


Keith Krach, Founder & CEO, Ariba

Shomit Ghose, Partner, Onset Ventures

Cynthia Dai, Interim Executive, Dainamic Consulting, Inc

In-Sik Rhee, Co-Founder & Chief Tactician, Opsware

Peter Wolken, General Partner, AVI Management

Pehong Chen, President, CEO, Chairman of the Board, Broadvision Inc. 

Chris Rittler, Vice President, Tropos Networks