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TWIST Talk with Curt Carlson (SRI International): On Becoming a Successful Innovator

Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 12:30 - 13:30
Speaker: Curt Carlson
Location: Seminar Room Mondi 1
Contact: TTO
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Abstract:

Curt Carlson will host an interactive discussion "on becoming a successful innovator".

Curt Carlson was president and CEO of SRI International from 1998 to 2014 and is a prominent technologist and pioneer in developing and using innovation best practices. While CEO of SRI International, revenue tripled to $550 million per year and tens of billions of dollars of new marketplace value was created, such as through Siri, an SRI spin-off company that was bought by Steve Jobs at Apple. While Carlson was CEO Mayfield Ventures partner, David Ladd, said, "SRI is now the best enterprise at turning its technology into economic value."

[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curtis_Carlson]

 

Additionally, Curt is member of the U.S. National Science Foundation Engineering Division Advisory Board, former member of the Singapore National Research Foundation Board and Taiwan's National SAB, and former member of President Obama's National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

 

The session will take place tomorrow, Tuesday Nov 27, at 12:30 pm, in seminar room Mondi 1.

We are looking forward to you joining us!

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