Robert E. Johnson, Ph.D., President, Becker College Ardyth Neill, President, Heifer Foundation Rodrigo Davies, Chief Product Officer, Neighborly.com R. Paul Herman, CEO, HIP Investor Ratings + Portfolios Read more »
The Commonwealth Club’s 114th Annual Dinner and 29th Annual Distinguished Citizen Gala is a dual celebration, reflecting on the last year of the Club’s events and accomplishments, as well as honoring outstanding members of the community who exemplify the Club’s values by presenting them with the Distinguished Citizen Award, an award reserved for those whose professional and humanitarian endeavors and accomplishments are worthy of recognition and celebration. Read more »
John Tarnoff, MA Spiritual Psychology; Former Hollywood Executive; Educator; Trainer; Coach; Author Marc Freedman, Founder and CEO, Encore.org; Former Visiting Scholar, Stanford University (2014-15); Member, The Wall Street Journal’s “Experts” Panel; Author, The Big Shift: Navigating the New Stage Beyond MidlifeRead more »
Tim Ferriss, Entrepreneur; Public Speaker; Author, Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers Naval Ravikant, CEO and Co-Founder, AngelList—Moderator Read more »
Janet L. Yellen, Ph.D., Chair, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System; Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley George Scalise, Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors (Chair) Edward Wasserman, Ph.D., Dean, University of California Berkeley Journalism School; Former Executive Business Editor, Miami Herald—Moderator
Two days before the new U.S. president is sworn in, join us for a rare opportunity to hear an economic assessment from the head of the Fed. Read more »
Leland Faust, Founder and Chairman, CSI Capital Management; Member, Sporting News Top 100 Most Powerful People in Sports; Author, A Capitalist’s Lament: How Wall Street Is Fleecing You and Ruining America
In conversation with Roy Eisenhardt, Former President, Oakland Athletics Read more »
John Gunn has been described as the Warren Buffet of the Bay Area. The extraordinarily successful firm of Dodge & Cox has had terrific investment performance, typically shuns publicity, and holds more than $270 billion in assets.
What lessons did Gunn learn managing this remarkable growth? What do we need to keep in mind? It is a rare treat that John has agreed to be in conversation with Bruce Raabe, a member of the Club’s Board of Governors and the president of Relevant Wealth Advisors. Read more »
Yvon Chouinard, Founder, Patagonia, Inc.; Author, Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman
This program is part of our Good Lit series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation.
Chouinard is a legendary climber, surfer and environmentalist. He is also the reluctant entrepreneur who founded Patagonia, Inc., one of the most respected eco- and socially conscious companies in the world. Read more »