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Dave Olsen, Starbucks – Haas School

Dave Olsen, Starbucks – Haas School

Starbucks Cofounder Dave Olsen speaking at the Haas School, UC Berkeley, on his successes and the importance of “Leading from the Heart.”

Starbucks has been consistently ranked as both one of the best companies to work for in America as well as one of the most admired. Olsen discusses how Starbucks maintains its extraordinary values, operations, and fiscal performance while adding almost 2000 stores each year. (June 23, 2006)

The University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business is one of the world’s leading producers of new ideas and knowledge in all areas of business – which includes the distinction of having two of its faculty members receive the Nobel Prize in Economics over the past 15 years. The school offers six degree-granting programs. Its mission is to develop innovative business leaders – individuals who redefine how we do business by putting new ideas into action, and who do so responsibly. The school’s distinctive culture is defined by four key principles – question the status quo; confidence without attitude; students always; and, beyond yourself.

 

Steve Foster, TPG Ventures — Haas School

Steve Foster, TPG Ventures — Haas School

Steve Foster, Managing Director and Founder of TPG Ventures, has been investing in startups since 1996 and has been associated with such high-profile successful investments as Juniper Networks. This talk, “It is not about the check — Investing is not just ‘doing deals'” is part of the Berkeley-Columbia MBA Speaker Series, and took place at the Haas School, UC Berkeley. (June 15, 2007)

The University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business is one of the world’s leading producers of new ideas and knowledge in all areas of business – which includes the distinction of having two of its faculty members receive the Nobel Prize in Economics over the past 15 years. The school offers six degree-granting programs. Its mission is to develop innovative business leaders – individuals who redefine how we do business by putting new ideas into action, and who do so responsibly. The school’s distinctive culture is defined by four key principles – question the status quo; confidence without attitude; students always; and, beyond yourself.

 

Walter Robb, Whole Foods, “Sustainable Leadership” – Haas School

Walter Robb, Whole Foods, “Sustainable Leadership” – Haas School

Whole Foods co-president and COO Walter Robb, who has built a healthy career bringing organic foods from the fringe to the mass market, speaks at the Haas School, UC Berkeley, about sustainable leadership as part of the Peterson Lecture Series on Corporate Responsibility. Introduction: Kellie McElhaney, Faculty Director, Center for Responsible Business. (January 26, 2010)

The University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business is one of the world’s leading producers of new ideas and knowledge in all areas of business – which includes the distinction of having two of its faculty members receive the Nobel Prize in Economics over the past 15 years. The school offers six degree-granting programs. Its mission is to develop innovative business leaders – individuals who redefine how we do business by putting new ideas into action, and who do so responsibly. The school’s distinctive culture is defined by four key principles – question the status quo; confidence without attitude; students always; and, beyond yourself.

 

Marc Benioff, MBA Commencement – Haas School

Marc Benioff, MBA Commencement – Haas School

The innovator who envisioned the end of shrink-wrapped software, salesforce.com chairman and CEO Marc Benioff, addressed Haas School, UC Berkeley MBAs during their commencement address. Benioff helps some 27,000 companies manage sales, marketing, and customer service. (May 20, 2007)

The University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business is one of the world’s leading producers of new ideas and knowledge in all areas of business – which includes the distinction of having two of its faculty members receive the Nobel Prize in Economics over the past 15 years. The school offers six degree-granting programs. Its mission is to develop innovative business leaders – individuals who redefine how we do business by putting new ideas into action, and who do so responsibly. The school’s distinctive culture is defined by four key principles – question the status quo; confidence without attitude; students always; and, beyond yourself.