2012 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 2012 included:

Leslie Bottorff, Partner, Medical Technology, ONSET Ventures

Craig Mundie, Chief Research & Strategy Officer, Microsoft

Sridhar Kota, Former Assistant Director for Advanced Manufacturing, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

Gurbaksh Chalal, Founder & CEO, Radium One

Jason W. Best, Principal, Crowfund Capital Advisors

Aditya Agarwal, Co-Founder, Cove (Acquired by Dropbox)

James Sabry, Vice President of Partnering, Genetech; Founder, Cytokinetics

Jack Larson, Founder, Chairman Emeritus, and President and CEO of Career Education Corporation

Nathan Harding, Co-Founder, Esko Bionics

Mike Schroepfer, Vice President of Engineering, Facebook