April 2011

Silicon Valley Ph.D. Power

Apr 26, 2011 @ 11:24 AM by jzipperer with [0] comments
Silicon Valley Ph.D. Power

Stanford President John L. Hennessy will moderate our program in Palo Alto tonight with Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. Tickets are getting scarce for that event, but if you want to get your share of Hennessy sans Allen, you might be interested in a conference Hennessy will be heading up at his university on May 11.  Read more »

Les Hinton: CEO of Dow Jones & Company

Tue, May 3 2011 - 12:00pm

Dow Jones & Company CEO Les Hinton: Technology, Mobility and Accelerating the Collective Intelligence

Quentin Hardy, Executive Editor, Forbes - Moderator

Come hear from one of the most powerful leaders in media. Dow Jones CEO Hinton will discuss information in the digital era, the role of journalists, and harnessing technology to find intelligence admist the noise. Hinton has worked for News Corp. for more than 48 years as a journalist and executive in all corners of the world. Read more »

Larry Flynt: One Nation Under Sex

Wed, May 18 2011 - 6:30pm

Larry Flynt: One Nation Under Sex

Larry Flynt, Publisher; Activist; Co-author, One Nation Under Sex
David Eisenbach, Ph.D., Professor of American History, Columbia University; Co-author, One Nation Under Sex Read more »

Mayor Ed Lee

Tue, May 3 2011 - 6:00pm

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

Joe Garofoli, Political Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle - Moderator

Lee became mayor of San Francisco in January, when Gavin Newsom left the position to take over as California's lieutenant governor. Read more »

Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder and author of "Idea Man"

Tue, Apr 26 2011 - 7:00pm

Paul Allen

Advance tickets no longer available. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door.

Co-founder, Microsoft; Chairman, Vulcan Inc.; Author, Idea Man: A Memoir

In conversation with John L. Hennessy, President, Stanford University

In 2007 and 2008, Time named Microsoft co-founder Allen one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Read more »

California vs. Texas in Business Attractiveness

Apr 25, 2011 @ 2:30 PM by jzipperer with [0] comments
California vs. Texas in Business Attractiveness

By James Dohnert

Last week California lawmakers asked the question: Why are local businesses leaving the Golden State for the Lone Star state? "Why does Chief Executive magazine rate California the worst state for job and business growth and Texas the best state?" said GOP Assemblyman Dan Logue during a recent fact-finding trip to Texas.

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Sustainable Brands and the New Consumer Relationship

Wed, May 4 2011 - 6:00pm

Sustainable Brands and the New Consumer Relationship

This program is postponed

Josh Dorfman, Author; Radio/TV Personality, The Lazy Environmentalist; CMO, GoodGuide.com
Seth Farber, Chief Marketing Officer, the GAP
Bill Morrissey, VP Sustainability, The Clorox Company
Judi Shils, Founder and Executive Director, Teens Turning Green
KoAnn Vikoren Skrzyniarz, Founder and CEO, Sustainable Life Media – Moderator

The win Read more »

America + Canada = A More Perfect Union

Mon, May 2 2011 - 6:00pm

America + Canada = A More Perfect Union: The Unnecessary Northern Border and the Promise of North America

Les Horswill, Canadian Political Commentator

Horswill argues that an expanded union between Canada and the United States, two of the world’s most experienced liberal-democratic federations, would bring about significant benefits for both countries. Read more »

Ze Frank: Obsessive Lust & Longing on Facebook

Mon, May 2 2011 - 7:00pm

Obsessive Lust and Longing on Facebook

Ze Frank, Digital Media Visionary

In conversation with Martine Paris, Head of Video Monetization Platform, PlaySpan Read more »