Speaker Series

Launch of Exponential Center

On Friday, June 3, 2016, the Computer History Museum will launch the Museum's new center for entrepreneurship and innovation, the Exponential Center. Entrepreneurship and innovation have had an exponential impact on the way we live, work and play. The center explores this legacy of entrepreneurship to inform and inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs and leaders changing the world.

At this press-only preview, the President and CEO of the Museum, John Hollar, and the Executive Director of the Exponential Center, Marguerite Gong Hancock, will be joined by Silicon Valley legend Regis McKenna and young entrepreneur Ching Yu Hu, co- founder of Skybox Imaging, to discuss the continued impact of entrepreneurship and the mission of the Exponential Center. 

Lunch will be served.

Press Preview

Time: 11 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.


John Hollar President & CEO, Computer History Museum
Marguerite Gong Hancock Executive Director, Exponential Center
Regis McKenna Founder, Regis McKenna Inc.
Laurie Yoler Director, Zoox; Director, We Are Curious; Investor, Broadway Angels
Ching Yu Hu Co-founder, Skybox Imaging Ching Yu Hu, Co-founder, Skybox Imaging (now Terra Bella, a Google subsidiary)

Creating Exponential Impact in Silicon Valley

Time: 12 p.m.-1:45 p.m.

Following the briefing, Silicon Valley pioneers will participate in “Creating Exponential Impact in Silicon Valley,” three panel discussions to celebrate the launch of the Exponential Center. 


John Doerr Chair, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Mike Lee Chief Digital Officer, Under Armour & Co-founder, MyFitnessPal
Albert Lee VP of Product, Connected Fitness North America, Under Armour & Co-founder, MyFitnessPal
Regis McKenna Founder, Regis McKenna Inc.
Gordon Moore Co-founder, Fairchild Semiconductor & Co-founder, Intel
Jay Last Co-founder, Fairchild Semiconductor 

These conversations provide a window into Silicon Valley from pioneers at crucial junctures―the birth of Fairchild, Intel and the semiconductor industry in the 1960s, the shaping of Apple’s and Intel’s first products in the 1980s, and the recent rise of digital health. 

Session I:
Fairchild Semiconductor Co-founder Jay Last joins the Museum’s Center for Software History Director David Brock to discuss the birth and rise of silicon technology, with video commentary from Fairchild & Intel Co-founder Gordon Moore.

Session I:
Marketing trailblazer Regis McKenna in conversation with Exponential Center Executive Director Marguerite Gong Hancock about how he has seen tech innovation and marketing evolve together from Apple and Intel to today’s big data environment.

Session I:
Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers (KPCB) Chair John Doerr joins MyFitnessPal Co-founders Mike Lee and Albert Lee to discuss the dynamic between entrepreneur and investor through periods of growth and change.

Jun 03, 2016
11:00 am

Add to Calendar 06/03/2016 11:00 am America/Los_Angeles Launch of Exponential Center Computer History Museum 1401 N. Shoreline Boulevard Mountain View, CA, 94043 United States

Computer History Museum
1401 N. Shoreline Boulevard
Mountain View, CA, 94043



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