Leadership Lunch Series | Fall 2017

The Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy (BCLBE) has an exciting schedule of upcoming campus lunch talks as part of our Leadership Lunch Series! Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from general counsels, industry leaders, and faculty members on cutting-edge issues in the business world.
 
Thanks to the sponsors of BCLBE who have helped us build the world’s most innovative, and socially conscious, business law program!  

12:45 – 1:45 PM | Boalt Hall Room 132

MON, 
AUG 28 
The Future of Business
Michael Yang
(BA ’94)
(Pinterest)
WED, 
SEPT 6
Creating International Innovation Ecosystems

Arezo Yazd (JD ’09)
(US Dept. of Commerce)
WED, 
SEPT 13
Buying and Selling Silicon Valley

Charles Welch (JD ’94)
(Menalto Advisors)
MON, 
SEPT 18
The Startup Lawyers

Duane Valz (JD ’96) and 
Kei Nishimura (JD ’13)
(Zymergen)
WED, SEPT 20
Protecting Employees
Kelly Dermody (JD ’93) (Lieff Cabraser)
MON, 
SEPT 25
From Law School to Startup Founder

Eve Peters 
(JD ’12)

(Whim)
WED, 
SEPT
27
The ICO Craze! 
 Mitzi Chang
(Goodwin Law)
 
MON, 
OCT 2 
  

Constructing Silicon Valley (Part One) 


Ken DeLeon 
(JD ’98) 

(DeLeon Realty)
WED, 
OCT 4
Constructing Silicon Valley (Part Two)

Theo Oliphant 
(JD ’95)
(Axis Development)
FRI,
OCT 6
The Film and Television Business Today . . . Will We All End Up Working for Netflix or Amazon?
Rich Klubeck (JD ’87)
(United Talent Agency)
REGISTER
MON, 
OCT 9
Valuing Bureaucracy

Paul Verkuil
(American Progress)
WED, 
OCT 11
The Market Disruptor

Nav Athwal (JD ’10)
(Realty Shares)

WED, 
OCT 18
Big Law to Big Business

Aylin Oncel (JD ’12)
(Stripe)
MON, 
OCT 23

Funding Innovation
Chris Young (JD ’05)
(GoFundMe)

Tues, OCT 24
Innovation approach to Sustainability 
Ricardo Cortes-Monroy 
(Nestle)
WED, 
OCT 25
The (Technology) Fortune Teller

David Estrada (JD ’93)
(Kitty Hawk)

MON, 
OCT 30
So you want to be a General Counsel?

Erika Rottenberg 
(JD ’92)
(Twilio, LinkedIn)
WED, 
NOV 1
The View from Inside

Brett Pletcher (JD ’96), Adrian Arima (JD ’75), Joanne Siu (JD ’95)
(Gilead Sciences)
MON, 
NOV 6
The Tech Counsel

Dana Wagner (BA ’96)
(Square)
WED, 
NOV 8
The Turnaround Artist

Doug Wolf (JD ’70)
(PCG Equity)