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Tyler Shultz: Truth and Consequences from the Theranos Whistleblower

I’m Guy Kawasaki, and this is Remarkable People. We’re on a mission to make you remarkable. Helping me in this episode is Tyler Shultz. Saying that Tyler is remarkably brave is an understatement. He was the whistleblower on the Theranos debacle that led to the conviction of Elizabeth Holmes. Someone is truly remarkable when [...]

Esther Dyson: What’s After Success

Esther Dyson is the executive founder of Wellville, a 10-year national nonprofit project aimed at achieving equitable well-being for people. She is a leading angel investor focused on health care, open government, digital technology, biotechnology, and outer space. During the personal computer days, when I was Apple in the 1980s, she was the most [...]

Margaret O’Mara: What We Can Learn From History

Margaret O’Mara is the Howard & Frances Keller Endowed Professor of History at the University of Washington. She received her BA in English and History from Northwestern University and her MA and Ph.D. in History from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to her academic career, she was a staff member to President Bill Clinton [...]

Marc Benioff

Marc Benioff is the founder and CEO of Saleforce.com and the owner of TIME magazine. He has a net worth of over $10 billion. He and I go way back–almost 38 years to be exact. At the time, I was a software evangelist in the Macintosh Division of Apple. Marc was a student at [...]

Dave Evans

This episode's guest is Dave Evans. He's a lecturer for the product design program at Stanford, a management consultant, and the co-founder of electronic arts. He's not the singer with AC/DC. Dave was an early Apple employee. He worked in the Lisa division on the laser printer and mouse. He left Apple to co-found [...]

Sarah Stein Greenberg

This episode's remarkable guest is Sarah Stein Greenberg. She has helped lead Stanford's Institute of design, AKA the d school. The d school enables and guides students to become innovative thinkers and achievers. As the current executive director, Sarah leads a multifaceted educational program involving twenty-five courses. These courses are taught by more than 60 [...]

Patti Sanchez

Patti Sanchez is the Chief Strategy Officer at Duarte, Inc., the Silicon Valley consultancy that makes good speakers great and great speakers amazing. She helps leaders craft engaging narratives and storytelling to craft powerful and persuasive presentations. Patti has her bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from San Jose State University. She is the [...]

Chris Messina

You'll love this episode of the Remarkable People podcast with guest Chris Messina — the inventor of the hashtag and is the number one Hunter on Product Hunt. Fans of technology and Silicon Valley will love this discussion with Chris Messina, star of The Social Dilemma. Chris is a man of [...]

Rob Chesnut

This episode's remarkable guest is Robert Chesnut, the Former Chief Ethics Officer of Airbnb Inc., a role he took on after nearly four years as Airbnb’s General Counsel. Rob graduated from the University of Virginia and Harvard Law School. He spent fourteen years in the U.S. justice department, rising to the position of running [...]

David Winer

Dave is a programmer, entrepreneur, writer, and to some, a gadfly. The word “gadfly,” by the way, means “an annoying person, especially one who provoke others into action by criticism.” That’s Dave all right…and I mean that in a positive way. We first met when I was a software evangelist for the Macintosh Division, [...]

Steve Blank

This episode's remarkable guest is Steve Blank.  Steve attended the University of Michigan for one semester and then joined the military. After the Vietnam war, he moved to Silicon Valley and has been involved with tech companies, including  Zilog and MIPS Computers, Convergent Technologies, Ardent, SuperMac Technologies, ESL, and Rocket Science Games. To put it mildly, he truly understands high-tech entrepreneurship because [...]

Ronnie Lott

Ronnie Lott is one of the best players in the history of the NFL. After a successful college football career at USC, he was the first-round draft pick of the SF 49ers in 1981. Over his fourteen-year career, he played for the 49ers, Los Angeles Rams, New York Jets, and Kansas City Chiefs. In [...]

Amy Errett

This episode’s remarkable person is Amy Errett. She is the founder of Madison Reed, which she started approximately eight years ago. She's been a mover and a shaker at two venture capital funds: True Ventures and Maveron. Maveron is the venture capital firm of Howard Schultz. You know him from Starbucks. She's also been [...]

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