2011 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 2011 included:

Keval Desai, Partner, Interwest Partners.


Roger StrauchChairman, The Roda GroupDistinguished Innovator

Alex Le, CityVille Executive Producer, Zynga

Phil Libin, CEO, Evernote | Life As An Entrepreneur Series

Jay Adelson, CEO, SimpleGeo | Life As An Entrepreneur Series

David Lieb, CEO, Bump Technologies | Life As An Entrepreneur Series

Seth Goldstein, CEO, Turntable.fm | Life As An Entrepreneur Series

Cyriac Roeding, CEO, Shopkick | Life As An Entrepreneur Series

Garrett Gruener, CEO, Nanomix; Co-Founder, Alta PartnersDistinguished Innovator

Bill Watkins, CEO, BridgeluxDistinguished Innovator

Vivek Sodera, Co-Founder Malivest