Featured This Month
Kevin O'Connor is the co-founder of FindTheBest, a research engine founded in Santa Barbara in 2009. Previously, O'Connor was a co-founder of DoubleClick, an internet advertisement-technology, and founder of O'Connor Ventures, a venture capital firm that invests in early stage companies, including 9Star, Surfline, Travidia, ProCore and CampusExplorer.
Seeking legendary surf breaks along with a great education, Nick Woodman (Muir '97) enrolled at UC San Diego with the goal of graduating with a degree that would prepare him for a career in finance or maybe even law. What he got instead was a degree in visual arts, a wife he met in class and a dream job as founder and CEO of the world's fastest growing camera company, GoPro. Join GoPro's Nick Woodman as he reminisces about his days at UC San Diego and describes how he's leveraging his passions and perseverance into growing a multi-billion dollar company. Recorded on 06/06/2014.
Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Ahmet C. Bozer, President of Coca-Cola International, for a discussion of leadership in business. Tracing his intellectual journey, Bozer discusses the skill set and temperament required for leadership; the challenges of navigating between local and global in a multinational corporation; the social dimension of corporate behavior; the importance of shaping a social vision for a corporation; and offers advice to students as they prepare for a future in business. Recorded on 12/03/2014.