Previous Speakers

Monday, Feb 22, 2021 [pdf]- "Overcoming Bias in Venture Pitching", with Manan Mehta, Founding Partner of Unshackled Ventures; Larissa Russell, CEO and cofounder of Pod Foods; and Monisha Varadan, Google Privacy and Parnterships.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 [pdf] - "Disinformation, Fake News and the Role of Technology Companies", Jonathan Reiber, former chief strategy officer for cyber policy in the office of the US Secretary of Defense; Mike Albertson, Bay Area technology reporter; Anne Agee, Associate Librarian, SJSU

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 [pdf] - "Why Do Integrity and Ethics Matter in a Corporate Setting?", with Cheryl K. House, Adobe vice president and Chief Compliance Officer

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 [pdf]- "Confronting Health Care Fraud: A Whistleblower’s Journey", with Jim Alderson - Retired CPA and Hospital CFO

Monday, April 24, 2017 [pdf] - "Values-driven Leadership in Entrepreneurial Success", with Jay Fulcher, Chairman and CEO of Zenefits; Reshma Nigam, Presdient, Marketable Soluions; and Richard Conniff, Former President / CEO, Focus Business Bank

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 [pdf]- "Lessons Learned in Business Transformations”, with Richard M. Levy, Ph.D, Former CEO and Chairman Emeritus of the Board, Varian Medical Systems, Board Member and Former Chairman - Sutter Health,  Advisory Board Member - Markkula Center for Applied Ethics - Santa Clara University 

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 [pdf] - "Bringing Transparency to the Global Suply Chain", with Kohl Gill, CEO and Founder of LaborVoices, and Ted Leung, Chief Compliance Officer, Reliable Source Industrial (RSI), Inc.

Monday, October 13, 2014 - with Mr. William O'Rourke, Formerly President, Alcoa Russia

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - "How Will You Measure Your Life?" [pdf], with Dr. Richard Okumoto, Lecturer, School of Management, SJSU