Scott McGregor charts the vision and direction of Broadcom’s growth strategy. Since joining Broadcom (2005), the company has expanded from $2.40 billion in revenue and 3,250 employees to $8.01 billion in 2012 and 11,750 employees. It’s geographic footprint has grown from 13 countries to 24 and its patent portfolio has expanded from 4,800 patents and applications to more than 19,350.
Join us for a conversation on entrepreneurship, branding and business creativity. The Patron Way is the never-before-told story of Patrón Tequila–the brand that revolutionized an industry. How a billion-dollar business ascended from a forgotten dusty agave field in central Mexico.
K. Eric Drexler, the founding father of nanotechnology and author of Engines of Creation explores the coming revolution in nano-scale engineering, and how it will change the world as we know it. He developed, named, and popularized the concept of nanotechnology — the science of engineering on a molecular level. Join us for conversation on nanotech’s next phase — atomically precise manufacturing!
“The world would be a better place if men thought more like women.” That’s how the majority responded when 64,000 people in 18 countries were surveyed about how to fix today’s global problems. Gerzma’s research shows women and men redefining success and solutions in every realm with “feminine” values like empathy, communication, patience, collaboration, and shared prosperity.
Whole Foods CEO John Mackey comes to Live Talks Business Forum this Friday, January 25 to discuss his just released book, Conscious Capitalism. He will be interviewed by Peter Guber, CEO, Mandalay Entertainment. Ticket info here. In addition to being in the news to discuss his new book, Mackey has been in the news this week for comments he made about “Obamacare” and global warming. Here are links to some of those stories: Harvard Business Review, Jan 14, “Conscious Capitalism” is Not an Oxymoron New York Times magazine interview Jan 20, John Mackey, The Kale King Forbes, Jan 15, John Mackey: Why Companies Should Embrace Conscious Capitalism Business Insider, Jan 17, Whole Continue reading…
Daniel Pink is the author of four provocative books about the changing world of work (A Whole New Mind, Drive). In 2011, Thinkers50 ranked him one of the 50 most influential business thinkers in the world. Join us for a fresh look at the art and science of selling.
Whole Foods’ CEO discusses why businesses must have a vision built on love and care—instead of fear and stress. About businesses operating from a sense of higher purpose and prospering financially while also generating other critical forms of value—emotional, social, intellectual, ecological, financial, and spiritual.
Learn strategy from a master–the acclaimed former CEO of P&G. Under Lafley, sales doubled, profits quadrupled, and the company’s market value increased by over $100 billion, making P&G among the most valuable companies in the world.
Energy, environment and the economy are some of the issues at stake in the upcoming presidential election. Join us for an insightful conversation and analysis assessing the current clean-tech landscape.
Chris Anderson, Wired magazine editor and author of The Long Tail, contends that the collective potential of a million garage tinkerers and enthusiasts is about to be unleashed upon the economy, driving a new age of American manufacturing.
Customer service is the greatest untapped source of decreased costs and increased revenues. A senior Forrester Research executive shares how international brands are maximizing customer-centric service to increase profits–and how you can, too.
Bill Gross, a lifelong entrepreneur, has launched more than 100 companies in the last 42 years. More than 40 of them have gone public or been acquired. Join us for a conversation on the role of innovation and design in social change. A recent initiative, WorldHaus, uses innovative technology to create low-cost housing.
We host David Westin, former president of ABC News on May 31st in conversation with Willow Bay talking about the tv news business. His memoir, Exit Interview, was recently released. Ticket info here. David Westin in the news… — Wall Street Journal, May 22, Channeling the News — Mediabistro, May 22, Former ABC News President Recalls Iraq Regret, ABC Layoffs — FoxNews, May 22, Judging Fairmess in the Media (on O’Reilly Factor) — Marketplace, May 22, On the state of the news today — Leonard Lopate Show on WNYC, May 23, David Westin on his time at ABC News
Behavioral economist Dan Ariely — with his game-changing New York Times bestsellers Predictably Irrational and The Upside of Irrationality — established himself as the go-to authority when it comes to understanding how irrational behavior shapes every part of our lives in surprisingly predictable ways.
We’re looking forward to hosting Jim Stengel at Live Talks Business Forum on Feb 2 at The City Club on Bunker Hill — 54th floor of the Wells Fargo Tower. On a clear morning, a spectacular view of Los Angeles… He’ll be in conversation with Judy Olian, Dean, UCLA Anderson School of Management. Ticket info here. $20 includes continental breakfast. Stengel, former Global Marketing Officer at P&G, is author of GROW: How Ideals Power Growth and Profit at the World’s Greatest Companies. Here are some recent hits in the news featuring Jim Stengel and his new book… — Marketing Leader Jim Stengel on Continue reading…
We host Jim Stengel, former Global Marketing Officer at Procter & Gamble Thursday, February 2 at our Live Talks Business Forum at The City Club, downtown Los Angeles. He’ll be in conversation with Judy Olian, Dean, UCLA Anderson School of Management. Event info and tickets here. Stengel speaks at TED later this month and we are pleased to be hosting him discussing his recently released book, GROW: How GROW: How Ideals Power Growthand Profit at the World’s Greatest Companies. We caught up with him for a few questions before our event. And also we share with you a video of Stengel discussing ads Continue reading…