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.

 

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Past Events

 
July 7, 2020

Navigating Adversity to Achieve Successful Outcomes for Leaders, Businesses, and Society

This is a sobering time for humanity but never underestimate the value of persistence, 'compounding' and organic innovation--as an organization and as a leader.

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May 12, 2020

Webinar: The Future of Innovation

The winning team from the Innovation Challenge will be featured, and then Dean Antonio Bernardo will join Professor Terry Kramer for a discussion about the future of the MBA education.

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May 7, 2020

Webinar: Technology-Based Disruptions

Professor Terry Kramer will lead a panel discussion regarding how technology-based disruptions are transforming business.

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April 20, 2020

The Future of Work: From COVID-19 to Automation to A.I. (Panel)

Featuring California’s first female Lt. Governor, Eleni Lounalakis. Moderated by Professor Terry Kramer

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April 15, 2020

Executive Speaker Series - Gayle Sheppard

Gayle is Corporate Vice President for Microsoft Data, where she owns the portfolio and oversees all vision, strategy, product management, development...

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April 29, 2020

Technology & Society: Who Owns the Good and Bad Outcomes

Eric Loeb, executive VP of government affairs at Salesforce, will discuss the potential impact of technology-based innovation on the future of work.

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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

 
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    “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

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    “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)

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    “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)

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    “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)

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    “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)

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    “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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