Randy Komisar, partner at Kleiner Perkins, discusses the importance of intellectual honesty in creating a culture of innovation. He explains that being honest means admitting what you don't know, and admitting what you don't know allows you to ask the right questions.
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Innovation in Silicon Valley Leaders and innovators in Silicon Valley/the West Coast share perspectives, examine opportunities and debate challenges for ratcheting up innovation and growth.
Takeaway session about what can be learned from companies who have reinvented themselves or pivoted.
Richard Dickson, Partner, Fenwick and West Sudhakar Ramakrishna, EVP of Unified Communications Solutions, Polycom Randy Komisar, Partner, Kleiner Perkins Will Price, CEO, Flite Ujjal Kohli, CEO, Rhythm NewMedia Inc.
As the finale event of its 25 Anniversary Celebration year, Churchill Club proudly presents Igniting Innovation & Mastering Change: A Day-long Conversation in Three Acts, a series of discussions presenting new perspectives and examining opportunities for advancing information locally, nationally, and around the world. Speakers and audience members will engage in discussions and focus on takeaways and insights throughout the day in three segments: 1) Here: Innovation in Silicon Valley; 2) There: Innovation in America and Around the World; 3) ...& Then: Inventing the Future
Churchill Club is Silicon Valley's premier business and technology forum. The 25 year old, 7,000 member, nonprofit organization has built a reputation for dynamic, in-the-news programs featuring Silicon Valley CEOs, up-and-coming executives and national leaders. Members of the Churchill Club represent a range of industries, companies, and expertise. Individual and corporate members include influential leaders from Silicon Valley's top companies, managers of both technical and non-technical groups, entrepreneurs, and executives from the service sector.