In our conversation with the CEO of Immudicon, Riley Ennis, he talks about what life as Thiel Fellow was like, where the idea for Immudicon came from, and what advice he gives people, trying to find their passion.
In our conversation with the CEO of Six Foods, Rose Wang, she talks about the inspiration behind Six Foods, how she learned to push past barriers, and why eating cricket chips could help improve the environment.
In our conversation with Adrian Rodriguez, SVP of Communications & Community Engagement at the SF Fed, he talks about his experiences growing up in the small barrio town of La Puente, being a first generation college student, and how his parents have inspired him throughout his life.
In our conversation with Sarah Green Carmichael, the host of Harvard Business Review's Ideacast, we talk about changing the world through management, why she joined HBR, and how she stays innovative.
In our conversation with Khan Academy’s charismatic VP of Learner Strategy & Operations, Elizabeth Slavitt, we got a behind-the-scenes look at Khan Academy’s creative process and ask Elizabeth what inspired her to join the team and how she stays innovative.
University of the People is the world’s first non-profit, tuition-free, accredited online university. In our interview with UoPeople's President, Shai Reshef, we talk about the inspiration behind the online four-year college, what it takes to run the school, and what kind of advice he has for future entrepreneurs.
Jeremy Rossman has co-founded a school that’s breaking all the rules. It’s exclusively focused on Computer Science and it’s called Make School - partly because you can’t get accepted if you haven’t made anything and partly because the purpose of the school is to teach students how to make things like mobile apps. Plus, there’s no traditional tuition and no student debt. We’re going to find out why the Make School is so different, learn about the problems it’s trying to solve, and discover how to run a successful school with no tuition and no student debt.
The charismatic CEO of Schoology talks about how he stays innovative and what advice he would give to first-time entrepreneurs.
In our interview with the CEO of Remind, Brett Kopf, we ask him about the inspiration behind Remind, his framework for starting a company from scratch, and the impact that an individual teacher has had on his whole life.
Google’s Chief Education Evangelist, Jaime, talks about his experience as a first generation college student, what it means to be an education evangelist, and growing up in 1970’s New York.
SF Fed President John C. Williams shares his views on the value of college, why education is critical for a healthy economy, the importance of lifelong learning, and what it was like to have Janet Yellen as a mentor.
In our conversation with Pat Flynn, host of the massively popular Smart Passive Income podcast, we talk about how he manages to continuously evolve his thinking, how he fared during the economic downturn, and what the most important thing he learned in college was.
In our conversation with Nick Loper, host of the Side Hustle Show podcast, we talk to Nick about his views on the value of college, why it’s essential to keep developing opportunities for yourself, and his hypothesis that the next 100 years will be the age of mass entrepreneurship.
In our conversation with the hosts of the Being Boss podcast, Kathleen Shannon and Emily Thompson, we talk creative entrepreneurship, doing work that feeds your soul, and how motherhood fits into it all.
In our interview with the managing editor of EdSurge, Tony Wan, we talk about the impact of technology in the classroom, his previous start-up Lucky Bird Games, and how his degree in East Asian Studies has shaped the work he does today.
In our conversation with Mignon Fogarty, Grammar Girl and Head of Media Entrepreneurship at the University of Nevada, Reno, we talk Silicon Valley, how to live (and learn) entrepreneurship, and the future of journalism.
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In our conversation with Susan Yamada, Executive Director of The Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship, she shares her thoughts on collaboration, whether entrepreneurs are born or made, and what an entrepreneurship degree offers.
In our conversation with Fernando Santos, founder of Beast Oakland, he shares his story as a former graffiti artist, explains how his professor inspired him, and how he gets his numbers right.
In our conversation with Divya Nag, voted “30 Under 30 in Science & Healthcare” by Forbes, she explains how she deals with set-backs, what compelled her to start Stem Cell Theranostics and StartX Med, and why mentors are so important.
In our conversation with Trever Bostrom, co-founder of Vivid Roots, he shares the story behind his apparel start-up, why it was important for them to have a social mission, and how advisors have helped make Vivid Roots a success.
In our conversation with Aaron Gagleard and Stephen Walden, the co-founders of Bosse Tools, we discuss where they got their idea, what Arizona State University is doing to support their start-up, and the significant roles mentors have played in their success.
In our conversation with the Art of Charm’s Jordan Harbinger, he shares tips on the power of networking, why bringing passion with you is a great career strategy, and when choosing a work experience over a college experience just might be the best route to follow.
In our conversation with College Info Geek’s Thomas Frank, he shares his learning journey, the secret to how he paid off his student loans before he graduated, and insights from his book, 10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades.
In our conversation with Mary Daly (an SVP at the SF Fed, who has been described as “The People’s Economist”), Mary shares her thoughts on why a four year degree is still a great investment, how to use a new online tool to calculate your return on college, and just how important mentors are to success.