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2012-2013 CIE Events

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Maynard Webb on stage

Winter CIE Speaker Series


Maynard Webb
Chairman, LiveOps

The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the School of Engineering Office of the Dean thank you for attending our CIE Speaker Series on February 6. We were pleased to welcome Maynard Webb Chairman, LiveOps and author of Rebooting Work,Transform How You Work in the Age of Entrepreneurship.

Event Information:Rebooting Work

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
6:30-7:00 pm Check In/Registration 
          & Complimentary Desserts
7:00-8:30 pm  Program
Recital Hall
Parking available in the Parking Structure (permits required on campus until 8 pm)
Register Here 
This event is co-sponsored by the CIE and the School of Engineering

Maynard shared his story about his extensive experience developing and leading high-growth companies and also shared insights from his new book.   All attendees received an autographed copy courtesy of Dean Dr. Godfrey Mungal, School of Engineering. 

About Our Guest Speaker: 

As Chairman of LiveOps, Maynard brings almost 30 years of experience in developing and leading high-growth companies to his role.  From 2006-2011, Maynard also served as LiveOps Chief Executive Officer.  He previously served as Chief Operating Officer at eBay, where he directed engineering and technology operations, product development, customer support, trust and safety, global billing, human resources and legal functions.  Prior to eBay, Maynard was Senior Vice President and Chief Informatoin Officer for Gateway, Inc.  He has also held management and leadership positions at Bay Networks, Quantum Corporation, Thomas-Conrad Corporation and IBM.  A respected member of the Silicon Valley technology community, Maynard is a member of the board of directors for several successful companies including, Admob and Baynote as well as the Santa Clara University School of Engineering Industry Advisory Board.  Maynard holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Florida Atlantic University.


In compliance with the ADA/504 please direct your accommodation requests to: Linda Jenkins via email at at least 7 days prior to the event.

"The presence of a guest speaker on the campus of SCU does not necessarily imply approval or endorsement by the University of the views expressed by the guest speaker or by anyone else present at the event"



Photos From The Event


2011-2012 CIE Speaker Series


Fall11 Cabrera


Spring12 Nick Woodman forweb

Winter12 Holland


More About The CIE Speaker Series

On a quarterly basis, the CIE hosts the CIE Speaker Series- informative, entertaining events that feature a dynamic, leading entrepreneur or leader in innovation sharing experiences and advice with the SCU community, generating awareness of the role played by and importance of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Target Audience
The audience for the CIE Speaker Series includes SCU students and faculty as well as invited guests from the Silicon Valley business community and the CIE Advisory Board.

The CIE Speaker Series provides attendees a unique opportunity to hear a first-hand account of stories in start-ups and breakthroughs in innovation and technology including challenges and lessons learned.  Presenters typically provide a 45 minute presentation followed by an informative 15 minute Question & Answer session.  


Fall:  Wednesday, November 14, 2012, Featuring Steve Blank

Winter: Wednesday, February 6, 2013, Featuring Maynard Webb

Spring:  Wednesday, May 8, 2013, Featuring Peter Gotcher

All CIE Speaker Series events are held in the Recital Hall, Music & Dance Building.  Program time is 7 pm, join us for desserts and coffee during check in from 6:30-7 pm.

Thank you to all who joined us in 2011-2012 as we welcomed Chris Cabrera, Paul Holland and Nick Woodman (links below to event recap and photos). 

If you have a disability and require accommodation, call 408-554-5757 or email 48 hours prior to the event.

2011-2012 CIE Speaker Series Archive

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