Larry Ellison Thanks for coming to Forbes. Please turn off your ad blocker in order to continue. To thank you for doing so, we’re happy to present you with an ad-light experience. Hi again. Looks like you’re still using an ad blocker. Please turn it off in order to continue into Forbes' ad-light experience. Katz Watson Group Fran Katz Watson, founder and president of The Katz Watson Group, has been active in the political and fundraising arenas for the last ten election cycles. She began her career in college working for the Democratic Party of Virginia as well as the Congressman from her hometown of Norfolk, Virginia. Prior to founding The Katz Watson Group in 1999, she had served as the National Finance Director for the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and in 2000, managed national fundraising for Senator Joe Lieberman’s run for Vice President.
Sam Zell Samuel "Sam" Zell (born September 27, 1941) is an American businessman. He is chairman of Equity Group Investments (EGI), a private investment firm he founded in the 1960s. The firm’s equity interests are often in asset-intensive industries such as real estate, energy, logistics, transportation, media, and health care. EGI’s holdings also include fixed-income investments in public and private companies. The firm's specialty has always been opportunistic, often contrarian, long-term investing and active ownership. Zell is also the founder of Equity International, a private investment firm focused on building real estate-related businesses in international emerging markets.
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Tracy Britt shares her Lean In story. Following my instincts, taking the path less traveled, and leaning in before my career even began definitely paid off. I knew early on that I wanted to work in the investment field. In college I concentrated most of my free time on learning about finance, and I spent summers working on Wall Street.
Deka Research & Development - About DEKA - Dean Kamen Founder "You have teenagers thinking they're going to make millions as NBA stars when that's not realistic for even 1 percent of them. Becoming a scientist or engineer is." -Dean Kamen Dean Kamen is an inventor, an entrepreneur, and a tireless advocate for science and technology. His roles as inventor and advocate are intertwined—his own passion for technology and its practical uses has driven his personal determination to spread the word about technology's virtues and by so doing to change the culture of the United States.
Lead Mobile Hacker - Startup Jobs Online As our Hacker in Chief (director of SW products) you'll be responsible for all mobile front and back-end development. You'll be working directly with both founders, conducting user interviews, finding out how we can improve our app to make it a world class fertility app. Softskills A killer get-shit-done mindset Live and breath Lean Startup methodologyLots of communications skills Desire to learn new stuff and try new things Hardskills iOS/AndroidObjective-CSwiftRuby On RailsUI/UX Design (is a super plus)Lead the company with example, with a hacker mindset who writes the most awesome code and leads a culture of hackers within the company.Inspire new team members to be relentless and push forward to come out with great things.
Meet the Man Who Launched TED Profound innovation has taken center stage at TED conferences worldwide since its inception in 1985. Over the years, products such as Java and Photoshop were introduced to the world. Renown architect Frank Gehry discussed his designs, for the first time, of the stunning Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in Spain. And one year, the film Shrek was shown in wire frame and the audience reaction was so strong, it initiated a crossover movement that animation wasn't just for kids. But this breeding of innovation is no coincidence. Great thinkers meet to spread ideas and concepts at the event, which stands for "Technology, Entertainment, Design," since its inception thanks to the mastermind behind the concept: Richard Saul Wurman.
MACH37™ Cybersecurity Accelerator MACH37 is an accelerator for technology startups building information security products that have the potential to scale rapidly and (in most cases) are seeking angel and venture capital to finance that rapid growth. We encourage entrepreneurs with emerging products and companies to apply for the S15 Cohort, which will be limited to 8 companies. The program is open to startups from any geography whose founders are ready to immerse themselves in a mentorship program designed to produce the next generation of leading security product companies. Dr. Inken Braunschmidt Featured Head of RWE Innovation Hub (RWE Group Innovation) Today Inken Braunschmidt is heading the RWE Innovation Hub, the platform and team to develop RWEs innovative business models of the future enabling them to become the innovation leader in the future energy system. She started working for RWE in 2004 within the internal Management Consultancy, RWE Consulting.
Entrepreneur Speakers, Top Entrepreneurs Speakers - Entrepreneurial business speakers Thank you to both of you for everything surrounding Mr. Will as our special guest. I suspect, soon, I will be in touch regarding our next event. I want to thank you for all of your assistance you and Jenny were wonderful. If it had not been for you sending me suggestions I would not have found ... Foundation Announces Richard Henriques as New Chief Financial Officer SEATTLE -- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced that Richard Henriques has been appointed chief financial officer, effective April 19, 2010. He will be based in Seattle, Washington at the foundation’s headquarters. As CFO, Henriques will oversee the foundation’s financial functions, including accounting, financial planning and analysis, and impact planning and improvement.