Careers in Technology Leadership and Emerging Technologies


The Careers in Technology Leadership and Emerging Technologies event aimed to introduce the UCLA Anderson community to many of today's large enterprises and startups that create or use technology. Participants listened, questioned and networked with business managers/leaders and entrepreneurs in sectors including entertainment-media, technology and energy.

Moderator: Professor Charles Corbett - Faculty Director, Easton program & Chairman, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Panelists for Careers in Technology:

Jason Knapp - Vice President, Fox Audience Network

Mark Jerger - Vice President of Business Development, Qualcomm Inc.

Shahriar Vazan - Business Strategy Manager, Xerox Corporation

Kien Tong Chua - Senior Manager of Strategic Sourcing & Procurement, The Walt Disney Company

Panelists for Emerging Technologies:

Balwinder Samra - C.E.O. & President, Balqon Corporation

Ron Hadar - President, Tigo Energy

Paraag Lal - Strategic Relations & Business Development Director, Media & Entertainment, Cisco Systems, Inc. (2006-2010) & Intel Corporation (1996-2006)