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.
Revolutionaries is Sponsored by the Intel Corporation
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 Plus: Thu, Jul 30, 2015 -- 11:00pm
- KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 31, 2015 -- 5:00am
- KQED Plus: Sat, Aug 1, 2015 -- 2:00pm 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.
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.
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 9: Sun, Sep 6, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me
How Google Works Authors (#414H) Duration: 54:13 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.
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.
- KQED 9: Sun, Sep 13, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me
The Facebook Effect (#101) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
Watch Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg along with author David Kirkpatrick in conversation with NPR's Guy Raz.
The Technology of Animation (#105H) Duration: 53:11 STEREO TVG
Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO, and Ed Leonard, CTO, of Dreamworks Animation in conversation with Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
for HP's Personal Systems Group, Philip Mc Kinney.
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.
- KQED 9: Sun, Sep 20, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me
Reality Is Broken (#102) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
Why Games Make us Better and How They Can Change the World. Author Dr. Jane McGonigal in conversation with NPR's Laura Sydell.
Doing Well By Doing Good (#205H) Duration: 53:14 STEREO TVG
Can one turn a successful career in technology into a life as a social entrepreneur? Meet Matt Flannery, former programmer at Ti Vo and founder of Kiva, and John Wood, former Microsoft executive and founder of Room to Read. KQED's Dave Iverson moderates an inspiring conversation with the two men, who have found a way to make a difference in the world with their successes in Silicon Valley.
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, Sep 27, 2015 -- 12:00am Remind me
Steve Jobs: The Authorized Biography (#103) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
Steve Jobs's biographer, Walter Isaacson, in conversation with Computer History Museum CEO John Hollar.
Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead (#302H) Duration: 53:14 STEREO TVG
In her bestseller Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg strives to empower women in the workplace. Join Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt as he moderates a fascinating conversation with Sandberg on the difficulties of being a woman in the professional world, including advice and solutions.