A. Richard Newton Distinguished Innovator 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 Pantas and Ting Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology, the lectures take place at UC Berkeley on Tuesday evenings.


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

Chris Rittler

Vice President, Tropos Networks

Pehong Chen

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