2010 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 2010 included:

Adam Bosworth, Founder and CEO Keas and pioneer of XML technology

Mike Olson, Board Chairman, Chief Strategy Officer and founder, Cloudera

Jerry Fiddler, CEO/Principal, Zygote Ventures co-founder Wind River Systems

Mike Arrington, Founder,TechCrunch Distinguished Innovator

Tom Reilly, CEO, ArcSight, Inc.Distinguished Innovator


Adam Grosser, General Partner,Foundation CapitalDistinguished Innovator. 

Steve Newcomb, Founder,Powerset (part of Microsoft’sBING) Life As An Entrepreneur Series

Lukas Biewald, Founder & CEO,CrowdflowerLife As An Entrepreneur Series

Seth Sternberg, Founder & CEO,Meebo Life As An Entrepreneur Series

Udi Manber, VP Engineering, GoogleDistinguished Innovator

Kevin Hartz, Founder & CEO,EventbriteLife as an EntrepreneurSeries

Victoria Hale, Founder and CEO,Medicines 360Life as an Entrepreneur Series

Vivek Wadwha, Visiting Scholar,University of California, Berkeley