HaasX Talks

Buckle your seat belt! The pace will be fast; the ideas will fly. Watch an extraordinary group of Haas alumni who will, in five minutes or less, share ideas that challenge our assumptions. These pathbending leaders, all experts in their fields, conclude
the Alumni Conference with presentations that inspire, engage, and provoke conversations that matter.

Moderator: Kellie A. McElhaney, Adjunct Assistant Professor; John C. Whitehead Faculty Fellow in Corporate Responsibility; Faculty Director, Center for Responsible Business, Haas School of Business


Question the Status Quo

Decadence and Social Media, a Decade Later
Chris Phenner, BCEMBA 03, Head of Midwest, Unified

Path-Bending Leadership: Challenging the Traditional
Priya Haji, MBA 03, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, SaveUp

Start-up Marketing: Get Loud, Get Sued, Get Noticed
Keith Eadie, MBA 08, Vice President, Marketing, TubeMogul

Students Always

Learnings of an Operator…Top 10 Lessons From my 30 Years in Business
Phil Livingston, MBA 88, Chief Executive Officer, LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell

Seaman to Hand Cuffs to I-Banker via Haas
Tomek Ulatowski, MBA 73, Co-Chairman, Multimedia Polska S.A.

The Difference Between Working and Working with Passion
Nicolas Goldstein, MBA 03, Chief Executive Officer, LAN Airlines Peru (LATAM Airlines Group)

Beyond Yourself

Digging for Dollars in your Underwear
Jeff Denby, MBA 08, Chief Creative Officer and Founder, PACT Apparel

Twitter: Building the Global Town Square
Michael Sippey, MBA 98, Vice President, Consumer Products, Twitter

Trust Your Eyes
Larry Marcus, MBA 93, Venture Capitalist, Walden Venture Capital

Confidence Without Attitude

Obama’s Environmental Vision: Yes We Have
Jan Berman, MBA 98, Senior Director, Customer Energy Efficiency Strategy and Market Development, Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Strategy in the Real World (and Why Design
Helps Deliver)
Sue Adelhardt, BCEMBA 03, Chief Executive Officer, Embarcadero Partners

The ROI of Values: Don’t Mess with the Touchy Feely
Danae Ringelmann, MBA 08, Founder, Indiegogo