Aaron Patzer, founder of Mint.com, talks about how he developed a simple idea into a cutting-edge business that was acquired for $170 million by Intuit, Inc.
Brian O’Kelley, Princeton Class of '99 and CEO of AppNexus, discusses "Three Failures and a (Big) Success: The Evolution of a Startup CEO."
LEADERSHIP IN A TECHNOLOGICAL WORLD: Stuart M. Essig, Operating with Confidence: Twenty years at Integra LifeSciences
AUDIO PODCAST (Right-click to save link.) Stuart Essig is the CEO and President of Integra, one of the world's leading medical device companies. Before joining Integra in 1997, Essig supervised the medical technology practice at Goldman, Sachs & Co. as a managing director. Essig had ten years of broad health care experience at Goldman Sachs, serving as a senior merger and acquisitions advisor to a broad range of domestic and international medical technology, pharmaceutical and biot
LEADERSHIP IN A TECHNOLOGICAL WORLD: Laura Forese, A Sharp Knife and a Steady Hand: Perspectives on Leadership from a Surgeon
AUDIO PODCAST (Right-click to save link.) Dr. Laura Forese '83 is chief operating officer and chief medical officer of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, where she oversees programs and operations for 1000 medical, surgical and psychiatric beds on two campuses. She graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton University with a degree in civil engineering, and Alpha Omega Alpha from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. A board
LEADERSHIP IN A TECHNOLOGICAL WORLD: Dave Hitz, How to Engineer Your Way From the Lab to the Boardroom
Dave Hitz shares stories and lessons on his journey from Princeton CS student to the boardroom of a major technology company. Many of these lessons are highlighted in his forthcoming book, titled How to Castrate a Bull: Unexpected Lessons on Risk, Growth, and Success in Business.
Mark Jung '82, chairman of Songbird, discusses his career, focusing on personal growth and development, challenges, and rewards he has experienced in the last 20 years as a successful internet media CEO and entrepreneur.
LEADERSHIP IN A TECHNOLOGICAL WORLD: Jeff Wilke, Tough Choices: Leadership Is All About the Long Run
Jeff Wilke joined Amazon in 1999 as vice president and general manager of operations. Previously he was with AlliedSignal (now Honeywell), where he was vice-president and general manager of Pharmaceutical Fine Chemicals, a $200 million global business.
Advertising.com chief executive Lynda Clarizio '82 discusses teamwork, trust and collaboration as keys to helping a startup grow in a constantly changing marketplace,
Sophie Vandebroek, chief technology officer of Xerox, shares professional and personal insights into leadership and technology and outlines five basic principles that guide her work and personal interactions.
Frank Moss, director of MIT's Media Lab, discusses leadership and the necessity for leaders to paint a vivid picture of a better future and inspire others to that vision.
Anne Mulcahy, the chairman and chief executive officer of Xerox Corp. shares the insights she gained as she assumed the helm of Xerox in the midst of a corporate crisis, and the practices she used to lead the remarkable turnaround of the multibillion-dollar corporation.
David Crane, the chief executive officer and president of NRG Energy, discusses technologies and policies he says are crucial for reducing greenhouse gases.
Norman Augustine '57 *59 shares his insights on leadership to inaugurate the engineering school's "Leadership in a Technological World" lecture series.