Few have dominated the podcast arena like Guy Raz. Raz co-created National Public Radio’s "How I Built This," "Wow in the World" and "TED Radio Hour." From program intern to podcast virtuoso, Raz has worked in many capacities at the broadcast media organization with highly successful results—his podcasts garner more than 19 million downloads per month. It’s no surprise why, as his programs welcome thought-provoking guests in a format that combines narrative storytelling with insightful advice.
In his new book, How I Built This: The Unexpected Paths to Success from the World’s Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs, Raz shares highlights and lessons from the more than 200 entrepreneurs he’s interviewed as host for "How I Built This." From planning a timeline for corporate development to making a good idea profitable, Raz has insights galore to share at INFORUM from more than four years’ worth of episodes. This conversation will be moderated by Aarti Shahani, an NPR contributor in Silicon Valley.
This is a free online-only program; register to receive a link to the live-stream video
We welcome donations made during the registration process; these help support the production of our online programming during these uncertain times
Host, NPR’s “How I Built This”; Host, NPR”s “Wow in the World”; Host, Luminary’s “Wisdom From the Top”; Author, How I Built This: The Unexpected Paths to Success from the World’s Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs
Silicon Valley Contributor, NPR; Author, Here We Are: American Dreams, American Nightmares (A Memoir)—Moderator
The leading national forum open to all for the impartial discussion of public issues important to the membership, community and nation. The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum. Each year, we bring nearly 500 events on topics ranging across politics, culture, society and the economy to more than 25,000 members and the public, both in-person and via an extensive online and on-air listenership and viewership.
San Francisco Headquarters
110 The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94105
P.O. Box 194210
San Francisco, CA 94119–4210