Saturday, April 28, 2007

Working to Change the World - May 24, 2007

Bill Coleman and I will be speaking at Santa Clara University on Working to Change the World on May 24th, 2007. It should be fun: I really enjoy talking with Bill and this is a chance to talk about what we both think really matters! Here's the announcement from SCU.

Santa Clara University's
Center for Science, Technology, and Society



A conversation with:
Bill Coleman
Founder, CEO and Chairman, Cassatt Corporation

Jim Fruchterman
President and CEO, Benetech

Moderated by:
Jeffrey Miller
Venture Partner, Redpoint Ventures

Join us for an inspiring evening as two of Silicon Valley’s key business leaders, Bill Coleman and Jim Fruchterman, discuss how they’ve turned their own professional successes into ventures that foster change and better the greater community. Coleman, co-founder of BEA Systems, the fastest growing technology company in history, and Fruchterman, recipient of the 2006 MacArthur Genius Award, will talk about their passion for social improvement.

What are the triumphs, risks, and challenges in social benefit entrepreneurship? They will elaborate on the models of change that drive and sustain their work, issuing a final call for change that links local action in Silicon Valley to the broader global community.

Thursday, May 24, 2007
5:30-6:30 p.m. - Networking Reception
6:30-7:30 p.m. - Program and Q&A

Location: de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University

Space is limited. To reserve a seat please contact
Sherrill Dale at or 408-551-6027.

For further information call the Center for Science, Technology and Society, Santa Clara University, (408) 551-6027, or email If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation, please call the Center or 1-800-735-2929 (TTY-California Relay) at least 48 hours prior to the event.

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