Mourad Lahlou, Chef, Aziza, Author, Mourad: New Moroccan
Arriving in California from Marrakesh in 1985 to go to college, a homesick, young Lahlou began to channel memories of watching his mother and aunts as they prepared traditional Moroccan dishes at home. In 2001, he opened Michelin-starred Aziza in San Francisco, named after his mother, where he adopts traditional Moroccan dishes in stunningly creative ways. Read more »
Daniel Paterson, Chef and Owner, Coi, Plum, and Il Cane Rosso
Paterson has long been the poster child for the innovative spirit characteristic of Northern California’s food scene. His culinary artistry invokes all aspects of the palette as well as the distinct flavors of the region.
Make It So: What Design and Science Fiction Can Learn from Each Other
Chris Noessel, Managing Director, Interaction Design, Cooper; Co-Author, Make It So: Interaction Design Lessons from Science Fiction Interfaces Nathan Shedroff, Dean of Design MBA, California College of the Arts; Co-Author, Make It So: Interaction Design Lessons from Science Fiction Interfaces Kevin O’Malley, President, TechTalk / Studio – Moderator
Mark Meckler, Co-founder and National Coordinator, Tea Party Patriots; Co-author, Tea Party Patriots: The Second American Revolution
In 2009, an unemployed mother of two and a politically inexperienced California attorney met on a conference call that would result in one of the largest and most controversial political organizations in the U.S., the Tea Party Patriots. Read more »