Jessica Herrin, Founder and CEO, Stella & Dot Family Brands; Author, Find Your Extraordinary: Dream Bigger, Live Happier and Achieve Success on Your Own Terms
Serial entrepreneur Jessica Herrin, founder and CEO of the Stella & Dot Family Brands and author of the new book Find Your Extraordinary: Dream Bigger, Live Happier and Achieve Success on Your Own Terms, will explain how you can turn your passion into your career and live the life that you've always dreamed of by cultivating your entrepreneurial spirit.
Mike Natenshon, Founder and CEO, Marine Layer Connie Ulasewicz, Ph.D., Professor, San Francisco State University; Researcher; Speaker; Author Jason Kibbey, CEO, Sustainable Apparel Coalition—Moderator Additional Panelists TBA
Presented in partnership with Levi Strauss & Co.Read more »
Charles Duhigg, Pulitzer Prize-winning Reporter, The New York Times; Author, Smarter, Faster, Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business and The Power of Habit Farhad Manjoo, Technology Columnist, The New York Times—Moderator Read more »
DJ Patil, United States Chief Data Scientist Elizabeth Dwoskin, Silicon Valley Correspondent, Washington Post—Moderator
Big data’s role in our lives is increasing, whether we realize it or not. From influencing our health-care decisions to helping to make our streets safer, big data has changed the way that our government and the private sector are tackling some of today’s most complicated social and economic issues. Read more »
Doug Dalton and Brian Sheehy, Owners, Future Bars J.K. Dineen, Staff Writer, San Francisco Chronicle; Author, High Spirits: The Legacy Bars of San Francisco—Moderator
Doug Dalton and Brian Sheehy have revolutionized the Bay Area’s nightlife scene through their company Future Bars, the team behind several of San Francisco’s top watering holes, including Bourbon & Branch, Tradition, Local Edition and the recently-launched Pagan Idol. Read more »
John Cabeca, Director, Patent and Trademark Office, Silicon Valley Mike Olson, Founder, Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer, Cloudera Simi Gandhi, Head of Business Development and Strategy, Plaid Raj Sharma, Co-founder, Public Spend Forum—Moderator
Join INFORUM at The Commonwealth Club of California for a panel discussion on how private sector innovation and solutions are helping solve complex social and public policy challenges. Read more »
Ellen R. Malcolm, Founder, EMILY’s List; Author, When Women Win: EMILY’s List and the Rise of Women in American Politics Christine Bronstein, Founder, Nothing But the Truth Publishing; Author; Mother—Moderator Read more »
Cory Booker, U.S. Senator from New Jersey
In Conversation with California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom
This is a Good Lit event, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation.
Cory Booker, the junior U.S. senator from New Jersey, has built his career in public service by fighting for his belief that we as a nation must come together and rise above that which divides us in order to protect the principles and ideals that unite us. Read more »