Patrick Awuah, MBA 99, founder of Ashesi University, receives WISE Prize for Education

Watch a documentary of 2017 WISE Prize for Education recipient Patrick Awuah, MBA 99, founder and president of Ashesi University in Ghana. Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, chairperson of Qatar Foundation, presented the prize to Awuah on Nov. 15 at the Opening Plenary session of the 8th World Innovation Summit for Education in Doha,

Leading thinkers to gather for 4th Annual World Open Innovation Conference

Since Adj. Prof. Henry Chesbrough wrote his pioneering 2003 book, Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology, the concept has become a mainstay of corporate strategists and product developers around the world. Next month, leading thinkers will gather in San Francisco to discuss the latest trends—including the rise of machine learning

Undergrad Navy vet unites campus entrepreneurs

Jeremy Hammer, a US Navy veteran and aspiring entrepreneur, and his mentor, Akash Bakshi, an assistant director of technology analysis and marketing for UC Berkeley. (Photo: Jim Block) From 2012 to 2016, Jeremy Hammer was working as a radar technician on the naval destroyer USS John McCain, stationed in Yokosuka, Japan. He was also studying,

Pioneering new course looks at business, tech, and law surrounding blockchain

It’s easy enough to find a computer science class that covers the bits and bytes behind blockchain—the global digital ledger that’s linked and secured using cryptography. More difficult is finding a curriculum that tackles the potentially disruptive business, legal, and regulatory implications of the complex new technology. That’s about to change, as Berkeley Haas in

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