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Don Howard, President and CEO of The James Irvine Foundation, shares how Irvine's strategic investments are creating opportunity across California, followed by a panel of employers leading solutions to connect youth and young adults in successful career paths. Panelists include: Alex Castellanos, HR Manager, SeaWorld San Diego, Susie Harborth, Co-Founder, General Partner & CFO, BioLabs, and Mitch Mitchell, VP of State Governmental Affairs and External Affairs, San Diego Gas & Electric.
At the inaugural lecture of the Alberini Family Speaker Series in Design, Lucky Brand CEO Carlos Alberini talks about "The Power of Strategy and Design in Brand Transformation" with his company's chief creative officer Kin Ying Lee. Recorded on 05/10/2017.
In 2013 the price of Bitcoin surged to over $1100 causing central banks around the world to take notice. Four years later, the price of Bitcoin is twice as high as its previous peak and central banks around the world are exploring the benefits of issuing crypto-based digital representations of fiat monies, more commonly known as central bank digital currencies. Rod Garratt, UCSB Professor of Economics, describes his work on a project to build a proof of concept for a wholesale interbank payment system that facilitates payments of central bank digital currency using a distributed ledger. Recorded on 07/17/2017.
Dr. Talmadge King, Jr. is Dean of the UCSF School of Medicine and Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs at UCSF. Dr. King is an internationally known expert on interstitial lung diseases. In the interview with current chair of UCSF's Department of Medicine, Dr. Bob Wachter, Dr. King describes his remarkable journey from a small town upbringing including segregated schools to the pinnacle of academic medicine. Dr. King is the recipient of several major honors, including the Trudeau Medal, the highest honor of the American Thoracic Society. Prior to assuming his role as dean, he was chair of UCSF's Department of Medicine and Chief of the Medical Service at San Francisco General Hospital.
Brian is a computer programmer, entrepreneur, consultant, Angel investor, author and free software advocate. He was the original author of the GNU Bash shell and the primary maintainer of bash until early 1993. Brian also built the first interactive online banking software in the US for Wells Fargo in 1995 and he created an open source election system in 2008. Fox co-wrote a New York Times piece in 2017 with former CIA head R. James Woolsey advocating open source election systems as a means of securing US elections against Russian interference. Recorded on 02/06/2018.