Take your front row seat for these intriguing conversations with renowned Silicon Valley leaders and innovators. Computer History Museum's acclaimed speaker series is now on KQED Plus with valuable insights into the process, risks and rewards of technological innovation.
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MLB Advanced Media's CEO Bob Bowman (#407H) Duration: 54:08 STEREO TVG
Bob Bowman, President and Chief Executive Officer of MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM), discusses how he was able to turn a fledgling startup into a multimedia powerhouse and turned the baseball fan user experience second to none.
- KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 3, 2015 -- 5:00am
- KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 4, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me
Akamai's Cofounder & CEO Tom Leighton (#408H) Duration: 54:11 STEREO TVG
An in-depth conversation with cofounder Tom Leighton about his distinguished career at Akamai Technologies and MIT, and we'll get a peek under the hood at one of the world's leading Internet infrastructure companies.
The Innovators By Walter Isaacson (#409H) Duration: 54:13 STEREO TVG
The Innovators is author Walter Isaacson's revealing account of the revolutionaries who created the computer and the Internet. Walter Isaacson discusses his new book, which continues his exploration of innovation and genius, from Steve Jobs to Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein.
Entrepreneur & Philanthropist Steve Case (#410H) Duration: 54:13 STEREO TVG
The Museum's Revolutionaries speaker series goes on the road with a first stop at NPR's corporate headquarters in Washington, DC, with guest Steve Case. He shares his passion for starting companies and for supporting entrepreneurs, his work in the public policy arena and his philanthropic endeavors.
Darpa Director Arati Prabhakar (#406H) Duration: 54:07 STEREO TVG
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA), Director, Dr. Arati Prabhakar, joins John Markoff, Sr. Writer for the New York Times, for a conversation about DARPA's history, impact, and new breakthroughs in technology and science.
- KQED 9: Sun, Jul 26, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me
IBM Chief Executive Ginni Rometty (#411H) Duration: 54:12 STEREO TVG
This edition of Revolutionaries features IBM Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Ginni Rometty. Under her leadership, IBM is embarking on a bold transformation agenda to lead in a new era of computing. Join us as Computer History Museum CEO John Hollar sits down for a conversation with Rometty about technology, innovation and change.
Art & Technology of Cirque Du Soleil (#403H) Duration: 54:10 STEREO TVG
Explore the technical "magic" driving Cirque du Soleil's imaginative and daring programs. Moderator Will Travis, President of Sid Lee USA, with Cirque's du Soleil's Technical Director and Director of Creation, via the Michael Jackson ONE show as a case study, give us a glimpse into Cirque Du Soleil's 30 year high-quality artistic entertainment.
- KQED 9: Sun, Aug 2, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me
Defy Ventures CEO Catherine Hoke (#412H) Duration: 54:12 STEREO TVG
Defy Ventures is a NYC-based entrepreneurship training program that recognizes that many former drug dealers and gang leaders can become successful, legal entrepreneurs. NPR's Laura Sydell talks with Catherine Hoke about how visiting a prison in Texas transformed her life and showed her the value of "investing in the margins."
Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes (#413H) Duration: 54:11 STEREO TVG
Elizabeth Holmes left Stanford at 19 to found Theranos in 2003. It's now worth more than $9 billion, with 500 employees, headquartered in Palo Alto. KQED's Michael Krasny will moderate an in-depth conversation with a woman who wants nothing less than to revolutionize the health care system using technology, creativity and innovation.