Distinguished Lecture Series

Wednesday, February 5, 2014
A Conversation with the ACLU & the EFF
Distinguished Lecture
Speakers: Cindy Cohn, Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Nicole Ozer, ACLU
210 South Hall, 4:10 pm - 5:30 pm
A timely and engaging conversation with Cindy Cohn, legal director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Nicole Ozer, technology and civil liberties director at the ACLU of Northern California.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Distinguished Lecture
Speaker: Chris Riley
210 South Hall, 4:10 pm - 5:30 pm
Chris Riley is a designer and global communications strategist and the founder of Studioriley. He explores the relationship between business and culture through brand strategy and communications design.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Distinguished Lecture
Speaker: David Weinberger
210 South Hall, 4:10 pm - 5:30 pm
David Weinberger is one of the most respected thought-leaders at the intersection of technology, business, and society. His new book, Too Big to Know, explores how the networking of knowledge is transforming expertise and decision-making in business, government, education, and science.
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Distinguished Lecture
Speaker: Lisa Gansky
202 South Hall, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Lisa Gansky is an author, entrepreneur, and environmentalist, and the co-founder and former CEO of Ofoto (now Kodak Gallery) and GNN (the world's first commercial website, acquired by AOL).
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Distinguished Lecture
Speaker: Roy Bahat
202 South Hall, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Distinguished Lecturer Roy Bahat is the president of the online media and gaming company IGN Entertainment.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Distinguished Lecture
Speaker: Tina Seelig
202 South Hall, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Tina Seelig shares surprising stories of true entrepreneurs overcoming obstacles, demonstrating that by creatively challenging assumptions, breaking the rules, and disregarding the impossible you can bring remarkable ideas to life.
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Distinguished Lecture
Speaker: Daniel Scheinman
202 South Hall, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Daniel Scheinman, general manager of the Cisco Media Solutions Group, is a long-time champion for developing new, network-based distribution models for digital content.
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
Distinguished Lecture
Speaker: Andrew McAfee
202 South Hall, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Andrew McAfee studies the ways that information technology affects businesses and how computerization affects competition itself – the struggle among rivals for dominance and survival within an industry.
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Distinguished Lecture
Speaker: Hal Varian, Chief Economist, Google
202 South Hall, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
What does the ubiquity of computer-mediated transactions mean for economics? Hal Varian, Google's chief economist, discusses the implications for contractual efficiency, incentive alignment, data extraction and analysis, experimentation, personalization, and customization.
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Distinguished Lecture
Speaker: Judith Estrin, Chief Executive Officer, JLABS, LLC
202 South Hall, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Judy Estrin, the CEO of JLABS, LLC, and author of “Closing the Innovation Gap,” talks about the importance of reigniting sustainable innovation in business, education and government