• USC President Nikias comes to Live Talks Business Forum to talk about how the nation’s top research universities can spur innovation and economic growth; bioscience as the next growth industry for Southern California; the cost/value of higher education; diversity; and the role of universities in the community.

    March 11 — C. L. Max Nikias, President, University of Southern California
     

    C.L. Max Nikias
    President, 
    University of Southern California


    Innovation in Higher Education


    Wednesday, March 11, 2015

    Downtown Los Angeles

     



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  • Gretchen Rubin is a thought-provoking and influential writer on the linked subjects of habits, happiness, and human nature. She’s the author of several books, including the New York Times bestsellers, Happier at Home and The Happiness Project.  In her upcoming book, Better Than Before, Gretchen Rubin  tackles the critical question: How do we change? Her answer: through habits.

    March 19 — Gretchen Rubin, bestselling author (The Happiness Project) March 19 — Gretchen Rubin, bestselling author (The Happiness Project)
     

    Gretchen Rubin
    bestselling author, 
    The Happiness Project, Happier at Home 


    Better Than Before: 
    Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives

    Thursday, March 19, 2015
    Downtown Los Angeles



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  • Laszlo Bock is the visionary head of Google’s innovative People Operations. Join us for a conversation on groundbreaking inquiry into the philosophy of work and a blueprint for attracting the most spectacular talent to your business and ensuring the best and brightest succeed.

     

    April 16 — Laszlo Bock, SVP People Operations, Google April 16 — Laszlo Bock, SVP People Operations, Google
     

    Laszlo Bock
    Senior Vice President, People Operations
    Google

     

    Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google That Will
    Transform How You Live and Lead

     

    Thursday, April 16, 2015, Downtown Los Angeles



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  • Jack Welch is the former chairman and chief executive officer of GE. During his tenure, GE became the world’s most valuable corporation and was consistently voted the most admired company in the world by Fortune magazine. Jack and Suzy Welch draw on their experiences to address the biggest problems facing modern management—and offer pragmatic solutions to overcome them.

    May 18 — Jack Welch, former CEO, General Electric May 18 — Jack Welch, former CEO, General Electric
     

    Jack Welch, former CEO, General Electric
    in conversation with Suzy Welch

     

    Winning the Game, Building a Team, and Growing Your Career


    Monday, May 18, 2015, 7:00pm 
    Downtown Los Angeles



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