Business & Economics

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Scaling Up Without Screwing Up

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Tue, Feb 18 2014 - 6:30pm

Robert Sutton, Professor, Stanford Engineering School; Co-author, Scaling Up Excellence

Huggy Rao, Professor, Stanford Business School; Co-author, Scaling Up Excellence

In conversation with Chris Fry, SVP Engineering, Twitter

“Innovation at scale and speed is our goal.” – Beth Comstock, CEO, GE Read more »

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Tom Perkins: The War on the 1%

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Thu, Feb 13 2014 - 6:30pm

Tom Perkins, Co-founder, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

In conversation with Adam Lashinsky, Senior Editor at Large, Fortune Read more »

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Orville Schell: The Rise of China

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Mon, Feb 3 2014 - 6:00pm

Orville Schell, Arthur Ross Director, Center on U.S.-China Relations, Asia Society; Former Dean and Professor, UC Berkeley; Co-author, Wealth and Power: China’s Long March to the Twenty-First Century; T Read more »

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Christina Romer and Keith Hennessey: Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Walter E. Hoadley Annual Economic Forecast

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Fri, Jan 31 2014 - 11:30am

Keith Hennessey, Faculty Member, Stanford Graduate School of Business; Director, National Economic Council Under President George W. Bush; Member, Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission
Christina Romer, Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley; Immediate Past Chair, President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers
Jonathan Weber, West Coast Bureau Chief, Reuters News - Moderator Read more »

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Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee: The Second Machine Age

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Tue, Jan 28 2014 - 6:00pm

Erik Brynjolfsson, Professor of Management, MIT Sloan School of Management; Director, MIT Center for Digital Business; Co-author, The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies; Twitter @erikbryn Read more »

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R&D, Innovation Labs and Channeling Your Inner Startup

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Tue, Jan 21 2014 - 6:30pm

Will Young, Director, Zappos Labs
Brian Luerssen, GM, OKCupid Labs
Mark Randall, Chief Strategist and VP of Creativity, Adobe
James Temple, Senior Editor, Re/code - Moderator Read more »

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California and the Nation: A Mid-Year Economic Forecast

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Wed, Jul 24 2013 - 6:00pm

Michael J. Boskin, Ph.D., Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Professor of Economics, Stanford University; Former Chair, Council of Economic Advisers Under President George H.W. Bush
John Silvia, Ph.D., Managing Director and Chief Economist, Wells Fargo
Ann Winblad, Co-founder and Managing Director, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners
Scott Thurm, Senior Editor, Wall Street Journal San Francisco Bureau - Moderator Read more »

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Christina Romer and Keith Hennessey: Bank of America/ Walter E. Hoadley Annual Economic Forecast

Fri, Jan 25 2013 - 11:45am

Christina Romer and Keith Hennessey:  Bank of America/ Walter E. Hoadley Annual Economic Forecast

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Also, please note new location!

Keith Hennessey, Director, National Economic Council Under President George W. Bush; Member, Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission
Christina Romer, Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley; Immediate past Chair, President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers Read more »

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Global Economic Forum: Corporate Social Responsibility in a Post-Crisis World

Wed, Nov 14 2012 - 6:00pm

Global Economic Forum: Corporate Social Responsibility in a Post-Crisis World

Michael E. Read more »

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The Transformers: Global Innovation through Science and Technology

Wed, Nov 7 2012 - 12:00pm

The Transformers: Global Innovation Through Science and Technology

Cathy Campbell, President and CEO, CRDF Global, Washington, D.C.
Jonathan Margolis, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Read more »

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