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The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution with Walter Isaacson
What were the talents that allowed certain inventors and entrepreneurs to turn their visionary ideas into disruptive realities? What led to their creative leaps? Why did some succeed and others fail? Walter Isaacson's talk is centered around his latest book, The Innovators, and how the creators of Microsoft, Apple, and others came to be the leaders of the current Digital Revolution.
Christian Felipe is the Managing Member of CAF Holdings, a private investment office in Santa Barbara. He has participated in numerous Angel investments throughout the US. Prior to that, Felipe founded and managed Sirios Capital Management in Boston, Massachusetts, a multi-billion long/short global hedge fund and also worked for 13 years at MFS where he led the #1 ranked growth fund in America for the 3 years ending 1999. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an Economics degree from UCLA.
Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes M. Ibrahim Turhan, Chairman and CEO, Borsa Istanbul (Turkish securities exchange) for a discussion of his intellectual journey. Topics covered include: stock exchanges in emerging markets, the interface between Islam and capitalism, and the importance of entrepreneurship in Turkey's economic success. Recorded on 10/23/2014.
Economist Joseph Stiglitz and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich reminisce about opposing "corporate welfare" during their days in the Clinton Administration and talk here about problematic trade deals, income inequality and Stiglitz's new book, "The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them." Reich and Stiglitz are presented by the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley. Recorded on 04/29/2015.