Featured This Month
Big data keeps getting bigger and bigger, impacting our daily lives and scientific research. Join faculty and industry leaders as they present and discuss the various activities surrounding big data, including the latest developments in research, services and education.
Angel Martinez is a leader in product marketing, innovation and future trends. He returns to his alma mater, UC Davis, recounting his business journey through Reebok, Keen and now Deckers Brands. Holding senior positions has given him insights into what makes effective leaders. He argues that it is necessary for leaders to lead through a highly developed sense of compassion and empathy. Only when people truly believe that a leader understand their real needs and are committed to seeing those needs met can one begin to harness the power of the collective genius that is at the core of every organization's potential.
Considering a life as an entrepreneur? If so, you won't want to miss "Create Your Own Job," an informative panel discussion featuring four professionals who all took the plunge by creating their own companies. Moderated by Lee Ann Kim of Pacific Arts Movement, panelists include Adam Markowitz of Portfolium, Denise Bevers of Kindred Biosciences and Henry DeVries of Indie Books International. While each are in different stages of their careers, they all share stories of sacrifices and risk-taking, setbacks and triumphs.and why they wouldn't have it any other way.