George Bodenheimer, former Executive Chairman, ESPN, interviewed by Chris Connelly, Reporter, ESPN, discussing his book, "Every Town Is a Sports Town: Business Leadership at ESPN, from the Mailroom to the Boardroom." Talk took place May 21, 2015 at Gensler, downtown Los Angeles.# vimeo.com/131697646 Uploaded 38 Plays 0 Likes 0 Comments
Video from a Live Talks Business Forum with Biz Stone, Co-Founder, Twitter; Co-founder & CEO of Jelly; and author of, "Things a Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of the Creative Mind." He was interviewed by Krisztina Holly, engineer and tech entrepreneur. Talk took place April 14, 2014 in downtown Los Angeles at Gensler.
Biz Stone became an Internet entrepreneur in 1999. He went on to work for Google, helped to create both blogging and podcasting, and then co-invented Twitter. Before he was a tech star, Biz wrote books and articles about the social aspects of technology in the nascent days of the web. He regularly addresses large audiences as a visiting scholar at colleges or keynote speaker for companies and conferences. Most recently, Biz is founder and CEO of his newest venture, Jelly.
Krisztina ‘Z’ Holly is an engineer, tech entrepreneur, adventurer, and innovator whose passion is creating new organizations and models to amplify great ideas and talent. She is currently a consultant, advisor, Forbes contributor, and the chair of the World Economic Forum’s council for fostering entrepreneurship. She created the first TEDx conference in 2009 at USC. Most recently she served as Vice Provost for Innovation at USC and was founding executive director of two university centers for innovation – the MIT Deshpande Center and the USC Stevens Center – which helped spin out 39 startups based on university technologies. Early on she was co-founder of computer telephony pioneer, Stylus Innovation (acquired by Artisoft, Inc.) and subsequently joined other tech and media startups such as Direct Hit Technologies (acquired by Ask Jeeves).# vimeo.com/92865988 Uploaded 59 Plays 0 Likes 0 Comments
Video from a Live Talks Business Forum with Henry Paulson, Former Secretary of the Treasury discussing his book, "Dealing with China:An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower." He was interviewed by Andy Serwer, Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Finance. Talk took place April 28, 2015 at Gensler Los Angeles.# vimeo.com/126833538 Uploaded 62 Plays 0 Likes 0 Comments
Video from a Live Talks Business Forum featuring C.L. Max Nikias, President of University of Southern California, in conversation with Peter Marx, Chief Innovation Technology Officer and Deputy Mayor, City of Los Angeles discussing "Innovation in Higher Education." The talk took place at Gensler in downtown Los Angeles on March 11, 2015. To learn more about Live Talks Business Forum, for upcoming events, videos and podcasts, visit: livetalksbusiness.com
C. L. Max Nikias is president of University of Southern California (since 2010). He holds the Robert C. Packard President’s Chair and the Malcolm R. Currie Chair in Technology and the Humanities, and chairs the USC Health System Board. He has been at USC since 1991, as a professor, director of national research centers, dean, provost, and now president. He holds faculty appointments in both electrical engineering and the classics. Additionally, he leads special freshman seminars each fall on ancient Athenian democracy and drama. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, a charter fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), and a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
As president, Dr. Nikias has articulated a vision for USC to attain undisputed, elite status as a global research university. His initiatives include recruiting a cadre of transformative, world-class faculty; elevating USC’s academic medical enterprise; expanding USC’s international presence; further improving the breadth and quality of USC’s outstanding student body; and embarking on the largest fundraising campaign in the history of higher education.
Dr. Nikias received a diploma from the National Technical University of Athens, and later earned his M.S. and Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Read more about him, here.
Appointed by Mayor Garcetti Peter Marx as the city’s first Chief Innovation Technology Officer, key part of Mayor Garcetti’s back to basics agenda. Marx oversees the implementation of new tools and technologies across L.A. city government to better solve problems for residents and make City Hall work more efficiently and effectively. In addition, he partners with L.A.’s growing tech industry to deploy innovative technology and promote local job creation.
Before joining the Mayor’s Office, Marx served as the Vice President of Business Development at Qualcomm Labs, Inc., commercializing a variety of emerging technologies. Previously, Marx was the Vice President of the Technology and Digital Studio at Mattel, Inc. where the company received a Webby award, the highest award for excellence in online content. Marx managed Analog Protocol, a media-technology consultancy; served as the Chief Technology Officer for Vivendi-Universal Games and Vice President of Emerging Technologies for Universal Studios; and held engineering and producer positions at Electronic Arts. Early in his career, he served as an engineer on a variety of telemedicine, digital video, radiological imaging, and biomedicine applications for UCLA and 3M Company.# vimeo.com/124354112 Uploaded 181 Plays 0 Likes 0 Comments
Video from a Live Talks Business Forum with Gretchen Rubin in conversation with Larry Vincent discussing her book, "Better than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives." The Forum took place on March 19, 2015 at Gensler, downtown Los Angeles.# vimeo.com/124044620 Uploaded 71 Plays 0 Likes 0 Comments
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