Safi Bahcall – How To Nurture The Crazy Ideas That Transform Industries (Loonshots)

Safi Bahcall is a second-generation physicist (the son of two astrophysicists), a biotech entrepreneur, and former public-company CEO.He received his BA summa cum laude from Harvard and his PhD in physics from Stanford, where he worked with Lenny Susskind in particle physics (the science of the small) and the Nobel laureate Bob Laughlin in condensed [...]

BJ Schaknowski – Leading With Confidence, Authenticity, & Candor

BJ Schaknowski is a seasoned software industry executive, with over 20 years of experience in leadership roles across a wide variety of operating functions. Before joining symplr, BJ served as the Chief Sales & Marketing Officer at Vertafore, the world’s leading provider of insurance technology. Prior to that, BJ spent four years at LexisNexis [...]

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Richard Sheridan – How To Build A Workplace People Love

You can WATCH this conversation on YouTube... Subscribe! From kid programmer in 1971 to Forbes cover story in 2003, Joy, Inc. author Richard Sheridan (U-M grad BS Computer Science '80, MS Computer Engineering '82) has never shied from challenges, opportunities nor the limelight. While his focus has always been around technology, his passion is [...]

Julia Galef – How To See Things As They Are (Not As You Wish Them To Be)

Julia Galef is co-founder of the Center for Applied Rationality. She hosts Rationally Speaking, the official podcast of New York City Skeptics, which she has done since its inception in 2010, sharing the show with co-host and philosopher Massimo Pigliucci until 2015. She is the author of The Scout Mindset: Why Some People See [...]

Luvvie Ajayi Jones – The Fear Fighter Manual (The Professional Troublemaker)

Luvvie Ajayi Jones is an internationally-recognized speaker with a highly popular TED Talk, Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable, which has over 4.8 million views and has been transcribed into 22 languages). She has appeared on stages all over the world including Barbados, France, Ireland, Czech Republic, The Netherlands, Kenya, South Africa, and Spain to [...]

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Mike Walsh (CEO of LexisNexis) – How To Be A CEO

Mike Walsh is CEO of the global legal business of LexisNexis, a leading provider of information solutions and analytics to law firms, corporate, government and academic markets. The business serves customers in over 150 countries and employs ~10,600 worldwide. Mike earned his JD from Harvard Law School and received his BA from Yale University. [...]