All tagged Apple

Joe Meyer: "It Don't Come Easy"

Joe Meyer has a long history in tech as an entrepreneur and big thinker. Joe shares with us his perspective on the New York tech scene, and why it just may be better to be in tech in NYC than in Silicon Valley (gasp!). Joe tells about the inspiration for starting ExecThread, the job sharing platform specifically for successful execs looking for those hard-to-find executive positions, and how it opened his eyes to matters of diversity and privilege.

Ellen Petry Leanse: "Imagine"

Ellen Petry Leanse joins Melinda Byerley to talk about her experiences in the early days of Apple when she served as Apple’s first User Evangelist. Proclaimed the “nerd queen,” she led the company’s first online debut in 1985 with one of the first BBSs. Her career is a parable of what happens when you are willing to take risks, work hard, and don’t worry about looking back.

Ron Lichty: "Fixing a Hole"

Ron Lichty joins Melinda Byerley to share stories about his time in Silicon Valley as a programmer, then a team and product manager. Hear about his instrumental role in the development of Apple’s game changing personal computer, the Macintosh. This is only one highlight of his distinguished career that also includes three patents, several books, and recognition as a thought leader in Agile methodology. Even if you aren’t a techie you will enjoy listening to Ron because, if you use a computer, he has probably influenced your life.

Jim Long: "Are You Experienced?"

From Berkeley engineering to Harvard MBA, from engineer to founder to venture capitalist and back again, Jim Long’s seen a lot in his 40 years in Silicon Valley. He’s got a lot to share with us, including stories of Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, and his perspective on how we got where we are today.