Leadership Preparedness in an Increasingly Tech-Driven World


Through innovative courses, creative workshops, high-profile events and immersion in the most vital areas of disruptive business culture, the Easton Center prepares the next generation to understand the growing number of leadership issues and interdisciplinary tech-based solutions that can have a positive impact on consumers, businesses and society


Upcoming Events

May 12, 2021 5:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. PST

The Role of Technology in Building Public Sector Impact

 In conversation with Amanda Renteria, CEO of Code for America

May 17, 2021 5:00p.m. - 6:30p.m. PST

The Future of Innovation: Working Across Boundaries For Transformative Outcomes

Results from the Second Annual Innovation Challenge and implications for the MBA education

May 18, 2021 11:30a.m. - 12:30p.m. PST

NFTs and Digital Art: New opportunities in the Entertainment and Media Business

Basic concepts of NFTs and their applications in entertainment and media

May 24, 2021 9:00a.m. - 10:30a.m. PST

Cybersecurity: Risks, Opportunities and Areas of Promising Innovation

Panel addressing a broad landscape of cybersecurity challenges


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Past Events

March 31, 2021

Can Digital Farming Feed the Planet?

Technologies purport to revolutionize global agriculture

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Biopharma’s Transformative Effect on Health Care
February 18, 2021

Biopharma’s Transformative Effect on Health Care

What innovations lead to enhanced health outcomes and broader access to care?

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February 18, 2021

COVID-19 Urges Digital Strategy Innovations

Silicon Valley CEO Narry Singh on transforming the tech industry

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February 5, 2021

The Role of Technology and Leadership in a Changing Environment

with Maggie Wilderotter, former CEO of Frontier Communications

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November 10, 2020

Using Data to Create Transformational Products & Services

Analytics technologies are prompting the creation of products that were not previously possible.

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November 6, 2020

Understanding the Implications of 5th Generation Networks

Featuring Durga Malladi, SVP and GM, 4G/5G for Qualcomm Technologies

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October 6, 2020

Tech for Good: Cross-Center Innovation Challenge Kickoff

Learn about the launch of the Challenge - prompts, deadlines, prizes and more.

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How Anderson Primes You for a Career in Tech

Taylor St. Clair, Senior Product Manager at Amazon

Anderson offers all the courses and resources you need to aim for the company and position you want in tech.





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Student Perspectives


    “Although I am an engineer by trade, I had very limited knowledge and intuition of how tech leaders view the evolving landscape from a “30K ft view” prior to entering the program.”

    Stevie Rhim  (FEMBA ’19)
    Applications Engineer, Infeon Technologies


    “Thank you Easton and UCLA Anderson for a wonderful journey! I think Easton was a big part in achieving my goals and advancing my career in digital strategy and technology management.”

    Jay Nanda  (FEMBA ’20)


    “As a non-tech person before my MBA, I immersed myself in the center's offerings and learned a lot from each workshop and the speaker events.”

    Eric Hsu  (MBA ’20)


    “The Easton Technology Management Center has given me both a point of view on a wide range of topics across tech and a ready framework for thinking about tech-related business opportunities.”

    William Ames  (MBA ’20)


    “It definitely added a value to my technology career. Even though I worked in high tech industry all my career I learnt a lot about contextual leadership and changing trends in the industry.”

    Vikram Saurabh  (EMBA ’20)


    “My expectations were exceeded. The Easton Center went above and beyond to create a rich, robust learning environment. Similar to innovation itself, Easton seemed to dynamically evolve with the technology landscape. I never felt like we were playing catch up. Rather, Easton kept us thinking ahead.”

    Andrew Shannon  (FEMBA ’20)


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