Leading in A Technology Driven World


The Program


Registration closes January 24 at 12 pm PST

Date: January 24-25, 2020
Location: UCLA Anderson School of Management

Technology is fundamentally changing the world. Strong leaders need to be prepared for the impact.

Leading in a Technology Driven World—a program designed exclusively for UCLA Anderson alumni—will prepare you for transformational change in four key areas: product and service innovation, changing business models, increased competition and new public policy requirements.

How? By identifying the key leadership imperatives you need to know in order to change and thrive in this highly dynamic environment, this immersive program will provide current, real world insights on the critical issues you will face, whether you are part of an established organization, growing company or new venture.

Watch video introduction from Professor Terry Kramer

Program Fee


Program Impact


Recognize key technology based innovations
Explore innovation across consumer and enterprise applications, including new methods for internet access, AR/VR, artificial intelligence, etc.

Discuss changing business models
How monetization strategies are shifting between subscription, advertising, and transaction-based; how regulation threats are forcing tech players to change their strategies.

Identify promising innovation
Innovation is happening everyday. Discover how to know where and when innovation might occur.

Identify public policy requirements & current threats
Assess the source in basis for growing regulatory threats and areas of action, including anti-trust and data privacy.

Discuss talent and the organization
How organizations are thinking about and addressing changing talent requirements; how to adjust culture to meet competitive needs.


Program Overview


Friday, January 24

Private Networking Reception

A private reception to kick off Leading in a Technology Driven World program. Hear from featured speaker Al Guerrero, Managing Director of Silicon Valley Bank, and network with fellow program participants.

Take advantage of complimentary access to Innovate Tech Conference 2020. Attendance is optional.

Saturday, January 25

Leading in a Technology Driven World Program

A full day of in-classroom sessions led by Terry Kramer, Faculty Director of Easton Technology Management Center. Taught by UCLA Anderson faculty and industry speakers, the sessions will cover the following topics:

  • Tech Trends & Leadership Implications – Professor Terry Kramer
  • Artificial Intelligence & Latest Applications – Professor Keith Chen
  • Repurposing Leaders & Companies – Paula Judge (BA '89), VP Talent, Accel
  • CASE STUDY: Ford Blueprint for Mobility – Professor Terry Kramer
  • Lessons from a decade of Product Management in Big Tech – Mark Thomas ('10), Group Product Manager, Snap

View Program Schedule for details on sessions, schedule, descriptions, and speakers.



Todd Holloway


Associate Professor of Economics

Fumbi Chima


Adjunct Professor of Decisions, Operations and Technology Management; Faculty Director of Easton Technology Management Center

Kim Overall


Associate Dean, UCLA Anderson Executive Education

Kim Overall


Managing Director, Silicon Valley Bank

Neil Hoyne


VP Talent, Accel

Neil Hoyne


Group Product Manager, Snap, Inc.


Program Fee


UCLA Anderson Alumni: $250
Other: $300

Classroom sessions including pre-work assignments

Breakfast, lunch, and 2 networking receptions.

Innovate Tech Conference 2020 admission (optional)

Presented by:

UCLA Easton Technology Management Center UCLA Anderson Alumni Network UCLA Anderson Executive Education

Have questions? Contact execed@anderson.ucla.edu for more information.