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.


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

Other Speakers

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