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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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."
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.
- KQED 9: Sun, Apr 26, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me
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.
How Google Works Authors (#414H) Duration: 56:56 STEREO TVG
Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg came to Google a decade ago as proven tech executives. To succeed, they realized they would have to relearn what they thought they knew about management and business. Moderator Marissa Mayer spent 13 years at Google before becoming CEO of Yahoo. This is a master class in leadership and an inside look at an iconic company.
The New Digital Age (#401H) Duration: 54:09 STEREO TVG
Join Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer of Facebook as she moderates a provocative conversation with Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and the Director of Google Ideas Jared Cohen on the promise and perils of the digital revolution.
Computer History Around The World (#402H) Duration: 54:09 STEREO TVG
Computer History Museum CEO John Hollar moderates and highlights the Museum's ongoing commitment to showcase computing history from around the world. Hollar is joined by President Peretz Lavie, of the Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Israel and the Middle East's oldest university.
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.
- KQED 9: Sun, May 24, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me
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.