Interested in learning more about blockchain and crypto-currencies like Bitcoin? Come join us to meet Da HongFei and staff at NEO, a non-profit community-based blockchain project, to learn how NEO achieved a meteoric rise to become the #10 highest valued cryptocurrency. The event will also celebrate NEO becoming a new member of SCET’s Blockchain Lab. Founded in 2014, NEO…

Read More

The Sutardja Center was pleased to welcome the executive team from William Demant this week to our Innovation Collider space at the Cal Memorial Stadium.  The custom workshop was focused on entrepreneurship and innovation in mature companies. William Demant, based in Denmark & founded in 1904, is a international leader in hearing healthcare. Today’s workshop offered a…

Read More

  On August 11th, Berkeley Engineering and the Sutardja Center will kick off the Fall 2016 session of the Engineering Leadership Professional Program with our 9th cohort since the program’s inception in 2011. We are pleased to welcome back our past participating companies – Google, Cisco, SanDisk, VMware, Samsung, Qualcomm and Yahoo! – and greet candidates from…

Read More

On June 9th, the Spring 2016 cohort for SCET’s Engineering Leadership Professional Program assembled with their guests on the Berkeley campus for the program’s final lectures by New York Times best-selling author Inder Sidhu and SCET’s Founding Director, Ikhlaq Sidhu. Inder Sidhu, former SVP of Strategy and Planning for WW Operations at Cisco, lectured on…

Read More

On Thursday, March 10th, alumni of the Sutardja Center’s Engineering Leadership Professional Program (ELPP) gathered at Samsung’s newly opened North American HQ in San Jose for a well-attended mixer.  The event included tours of the “vertical garden tower”, $300 million, 1.1 million-square-foot research and development center, a highlight of the evening. Another highlight was an update…

Read More

The Sutardja Center will kick off the 6th year of our Engineering Leadership Professional Program (ELPP) on January 21st in Silicon Valley.  Guest speakers this semester include – Steve Blank, co-founder of E.piphany, serial-entrepreneur and developer of the Customer Development methodology, which launched the Lean Startup movement; Jerry Fiddler of Foundation Capital and co-founder, Chief…

Read More

Executives from Technical University of Denmark’s Executive School of Business joined the Sutardja Center for four days at the end of October to study Innovation Leadership in Silicon Valley, as part of their focus on Innovation within their Executive MBA studies. The executives were able to hear professors and lecturers from UC Berkeley speak on a wide range…

Read More

The Sutardja Center’s Engineering Leadership Professional Program was hosted for an alumni mixer at VMware in Palo Alto, California on Thursday, September 24th.  Over 60 professionals from Yahoo!, Samsung, Ericsson, Google, NetApp, Juniper, Applied Materials, Lam Research and numerous other Silicon Valley companies were in attendance. All enjoyed the beautiful venue of the VMware campus,…

Read More