For the past half year, the government of Andhra Pradesh, India, has commissioned Berkeley-Haas to develop a scalable prototype for a smart village. The project is led by Solomon Darwin, executive director of the Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation at Haas.Read more.
The institute is proud to congratulate Professor Henry Chesbrough in his recent milestone of reaching 50k citations on Google Scholar! Read more.
Prof. Henry Chesbrough, known as the “father of open innovation,” recently helped launched UC Berkeley’s Enel Innovation Hub. The initiative will foster collaboration between Berkeley-affiliated startups and Enel, a multinational energy company Read more.
Prof. La Blanc will lead a 3 day course on Data Strategy for Business Leaders from May 15-17, 2017 & a 2-day course on Data Driven Marketing Course from May 18-19, 2017. These courses will equip attendees to assess and modify a company’s data strategy as well as design new business models around data collection and analytics. Read more.
Haas undergraduate and MBA students will gain expanded entrepreneurship offerings as part of a new $2.2 million grant from the State of California. The state grant money will be distributed over three years to the NSF I-Corps program. Read more.
Eleven early-stage student startups have been selected from a record 40 applicants to receive Dean’s Seed Fund grants this spring.This year’s teams include students in the Full-time MBA and Evening & Weekend MBA programs.
The Institute’s Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation honored US President Barack Obama with the Award for Outstanding Global Leadership in Open Innovation at the World Open Innovation Conference held at ESADE Business School in Barcelona. Read more.
About 70 innovation scholars from around the world are gathering at Berkeley-Haas this week for the ICC conference, where they will ponder the forces that drive industrial and corporate change. Among the pioneers attending the three-day event are Nobel Prize laureates Oliver Williamson of Berkeley-Haas and Kenneth Arrow of Stanford. Read More.
Tom Keiser, CIO of Zendesk, attended the Fisher CIO Leadership Program’s CIO Community event in September, and wrote about the conference topic: “Digital Disruptions To The Workplace – What Every CIO Should Be Thinking About”. Read the article.