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 »
Melissa DuMond, Director of Planning and Integration, California High-Speed Rail Authority Leyla Hedayat, Project Manager, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority Jessica Zenk, Associate Transportation Specialist, City of San Jose Read more »
Gloria Bruce, Executive Director, East Bay Housing Organizations Xavier de Souza Briggs, Vice President for Economic Opportunity and Markets, Ford Foundation Tomiquia Moss, Chief of Staff, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Tony Salazar, President, West Coast Operations, McCormack Baron Salazar Joshua Johnson, Creator/Host, "Truth Be Told," KQED Radio; Lecturer, U.C. Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism—Moderator 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 »
Explore San Francisco’s Financial District with historian Rick Evans and learn the history and stories behind some of our city’s remarkable structures, streets, and public squares. Hear about the famous architects that influenced the building of San Francisco after the 1906 Earthquake. Discover hard-to-find rooftop gardens, Art Deco lobbies, unique open spaces, and historic landmarks. This is a tour for locals, with hidden gems you can only find on foot!
Origami is the centuries-old Japanese art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures. Lang, a world-renowned origami artist, has taken this traditional art form one step further.
Lang is one of the pioneers of cross-disciplinary origami that combines mathematics, science, technology, engineering and design with origami. His applications have been used on medical devices, air bag designs and expandable space telescopes. Read more »