Business & Economics

Upcoming event

Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan

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Tue, Jun 20 2017 - 12:00pm

Current Economic Conditions and Implications for Monetary Policy

Robert Kaplan, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas; Former Professor and Associate Dean, Harvard Business School Read more »

Upcoming event

Kim Scott: Radical Candor

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Tue, Jun 13 2017 - 7:00pm

Kim Scott, Author, Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity
Jenny Dearborn, Chief Learning Officer, SAP; Author, Data Driven: How Performance Analytics Delivers Extraordinary Sales Results—Moderator Read more »

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Buddhist Economics

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Mon, Jun 12 2017 - 6:00pm

Clair Brown, Professor of Economics; Director, Center for Work, Technology and Society at the University of California, Berkeley; Author, Buddhist Economics Read more »

Past event

Sustaining Capitalism: Bipartisan Solutions to Restore Trust and Prosperity

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Fri, May 12 2017 - 12:00pm

Joseph Minarik, Senior Vice President and Director of Research, Committee for Economic Development; Former Chief Economist, Office of Management and Budget for the Clinton Administration; Co-Author, Sustaining Capitalism: Bipartisan Solutions to Restore Trust & Prosperity
Lenny Mendonca, Director Emeritus, McKinsey and Company Read more »

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Achieve More, Stress Less: Have Fun Getting Better Results from Fewer Resources

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Mon, May 1 2017 - 6:00pm

Scott Sonenshein, Ph.D., Chaired Professor, School of Business at Rice University; Author, Stretch: Unlock the Power of Less—and Achieve More Than You Ever Imagined

Would you like to achieve more with less—at work and at home—and be happier and more creative at the same time? Scott Sonenshein, author of Stretch, will teach us how to do it! Read more »

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The Giving Code

Wed, Apr 26 2017 - 6:30pm

Peter Fortenbaugh, CEO, Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula
Carol Larson, President and CEO, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Daniel Lurie, CEO, Tipping Point
Heather McLeod Grant, Co-founder, Open Impact; Co-author, The Giving Code: Silicon Valley Nonprofits and Philanthropy
Tess Reynolds, CEO, New Door Ventures
Kerry Dolan, Assistant Managing Editor, Forbes—Moderator Read more »

Past event

The Asian Development Bank's 2017 Economic Forecast for Asia

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Wed, Apr 26 2017 - 6:00pm

Dr. Yasuyuki Sawada, Chief Economist, the Asian Development Bank

Decades of rapid growth transformed developing Asia into a largely middle-income region, but the pace of expansion has fallen off since the 2008 global financial crisis. This has serious implications for American businesses and the global economy as a whole. Read more »

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The Future of Digital Marketing

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Mon, Apr 17 2017 - 6:00pm

Ming B. Wu, Chief Revenue Officer, Mightyhive 
Nikesh Desai, CEO, InvestingChannel
Mason Garrity, Vice President of Strategy, 3Q Digital
Anneka Gupta, CPO, LiveRamp—Moderator Read more »

Past event

Tracking Silicon Valley's Ups and Downs

Thu, Apr 13 2017 - 12:30pm

Russ Hancock, President and CEO, Joint Venture Silicon Valley

Since 1995, Joint Venture Silicon Valley has released its annual Silicon Valley Index, a report that has tracked Silicon Valley's ups and downs during booms and busts. At the beginning of a new year, what trends are emerging and what social and economic challenges are most critical to tackle? Come hear about how Silicon Valley's economy is faring amidst another economic boom.

Past event

Journalist T.R. Reid: How to Clean up the U.S. Tax System

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Thu, Apr 13 2017 - 12:00pm

T.R. Reid, Correspondent, The Washington Post; Commentator, National Public Radio; Author, A Fine Mess: A Global Quest for a Simpler, Fairer, and More Efficient Tax System

On the eve of the annual tax deadline, here’s a program that promises to provide ammunition for the next time you complain to elected officials about the hassles and inequities of the U.S. tax system. Read more »

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