Afdhel Aziz and Bobby Jones
Thursday, October 13, 2016 8:15 am
Gensler, Downtown Los Angeles

Afdhel Aziz is currently Brand Director at Absolut Vodka. He is a seventeen-year veteran global marketer and strategist. Bobby Jones has developed award-winning campaigns and strategies for Ford, Moet Hennessy, Adidas, and others. He currently serves as Peace First’s Chief Marketing and Communications Officer. Good Is the New Cool examines this blossoming brand philosophy and profiles its current supporters. It exposes a compelling new0

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Michael D. Smith and Rahul Telang
Thursday, October 20, 2016 8:15 am
Gensler, Downtown Los Angeles

Michael Smith and Rahul Telang, experts on entertainment analytics, show how the success of House of Cards upended the film and TV industries — and how companies like Amazon and Apple are changing the rules in other entertainment industries, notably publishing and music. We’re living through a period of unprecedented technological disruption in the entertainment industries. Just about everything is0

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Lawrence Levy
Thursday, November 17, 2016 8:15 am
Gensler, Downtown Los Angeles

Lawrence Levy is a Silicon Valley lawyer and executive hired by Steve Jobs in 1994 as CFO and member of the Office of the President of Pixar Animation Studios. He was responsible for Pixar’s business strategy and IPO and guided Pixar’s transformation from a money-losing graphics company into a multibillion-dollar entertainment studio.

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Thomas L. Friedman
Friday, December 9, 2016 7:45 am
Gensler, Downtown Los Angeles

Thomas L. Friedman is a three-time recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for his work with The New York Times and the author of six bestselling books, including The World Is Flat. Friedman’s new book is a field guide to the twenty-first century, written by one of its most celebrated observers. In his most ambitious work to date, Thomas L. Friedman shows that we have entered an0

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