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, 5pm - 6:30pm in Sibley Auditorium/Bechtel Hall. Syllabus and course information available on bCourses. View past speakers from previous semesters.


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


Adam Grosser

General Partner, Foundation Capital, Distinguished Innovator. 

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