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, 6:30pm - 8pm in Li Ka Shing Auditorium. Syllabus and course information available on bcourses. CLICK HERE to see the past speakers from previous semesters.
Cofounder and CEO, DoorDash
Aug 28, 2018
Cal alum and cofounder and CEO, DoorDash. DoorDash is focused on being the restaurant industry’s “last-mile” solution and has grown into a $700 million leader in the on-demand space. Today, the company is also focusing efforts on an issue particularly important to Xu, using that same logistical expertise to reduce food waste with the recent launch of Project DASH
Sept 11, 2018
Cal alum and CEO, Nuna - Healthcare, MIT Innovators under 35, Marie Claire Female Visionaries. Nuna builds data solutions for healthcare payers and providers to measure and improve their cost and quality outcomes.
Founder of Vinography and Chief Customer Experience Officer, CIBO
Sept 18, 2018
Chief Customer Experience Officer, CIBO and founder, Vinography. CIBO is a brand and customer experience agency dedicated to creating winning brands by applying design thinking to business.
Founder of Airspace and Managing Director, Storm Ventures
Sept 25, 2018
Survival to Thrival coauthors, Tae Hea Nahm, managing director Storm Ventures and founder, Airspace (exit to Cisco for $450million) and Bob Tinker, cofounder and former CEO, MobileIron.
Founder, chef, and author of Brown Sugar Kitchen
Oct 2, 2018
Author, chef and founder, Brown Sugar Kitchen. Under the umbrella of her new company, she’ll expand Brown Sugar to the Ferry Building Marketplace in San Francisco by the end of summer, and to the former Picán space in Uptown Oakland soon after.
Cal grad, entrepreneur, former US Deputy Director of Technology and partner, Kleiner
Nov 27, 2018
Cal grad, entrepreneur, former US Deputy Director of Technology and partner, Kleiner.