The Dean’s Speaker Series is the highest profile speaker series at Berkeley Haas. Bringing in a diverse mix of preeminent business leaders, the series provides the Haas community with insightful perspectives on effective leadership and opportunities for thought-provoking discussions.

Upcoming Speakers

Sadhguru

Founder, Isha Foundation

In conversation with Erica Peng,
Lecturer and Career Coach, Haas School of Business

Wednesday, May 1
12:30-2:00pm
Spieker Forum

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Registration is required for all Dean’s Speaker Series events. Registration typically opens 7-10 days before an event, and a link will be posted on this page. These events are free, with priority registration given to students, staff, faculty, and invited guests of the Haas School of Business.

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Recent Speakers

Jonathan Johnson

President, Medici Ventures

In conversation with Holly Schroth, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer & Distinguished Teaching Fellow

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David Aaker

Professor Emeritus, Haas School of Business

In conversation with Dr. Jennifer Aaker, General Atlantic Professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Ann Harrison

Dean, Haas School of Business

In conversation with Former Dean Laura Tyson

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Laurene Powell Jobs

Founder and President of Emerson Collective

First Annual Chris Boskin Deans’ Speaker Series in Business and Journalism

Margo Alexander

Margo Alexander, BS 68

Chair Emeritus, Acumen

In conversation with Interim Dean Laura Tyson

Co-sponsored by the Institute for Business & Social Impact

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Roger Ferguson

Roger Ferguson

President & CEO, TIAA

In conversation with Interim Dean Laura Tyson

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Kai-Fu Lee

Chairman & CEO, Sinovation Ventures

In conversation with Interim Dean Laura Tyson

Co-sponsored by the CITRIS Research Exchange

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Eddie Hartwig

Eddie Hartwig

Deputy Administrator, US Digital Service

In conversation with Maura L. O’Neill, Ph.D., Distinguished Teaching Fellow, Haas School of Business

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David Aaker

Professor Emeritus, Haas School of Business

Creating Signature Stories

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John Riccitiello, BS 81

Chairman and CEO, Unity Technologies
Former CEO, Electronic Arts

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Ian Lee, MBA 10

General Partner, Digital Asset Investment and Executive in Residence, Ideo

Blockchain Technology – Theory & Practice

In conversation with Dean Rich Lyons

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Michael Mikel

Founding Board Member, Burning Man Project

In conversation with Dean Rich Lyons

Co-sponsored by the Haas Net Impact Club and the Institute for Business & Social Impact

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Jonathan Haidt

Professor of Ethical Leadership, NYU Stern School of Business

Capitalism & Morality

In conversation with Prof. Laura Tyson and Prof. Robert Strand

Co-sponsored by the Department of Political Science and the Haas Institute of Business and Social Impact

Past Speakers