Innovate@UCLA Board Member, Davida Johnson Nominated for Women in Technology: Hollywood 2021 Award

Women in Technology: Hollywood (WiTH), an organization that serves as a catalyst for the advancement of women in entertainment technology, has named eight nominees for the 4th Annual WiTH Leadership Awards scheduled to be presented on March 8, in conjunction…

Guy Kawasaki’s “Remarkable People” Podcast Interview with UCLA’s Dr. Anne Rimoin

Have you ever been to a party and you meet a doctor, so you ask about every ache and pain that you have? Or a lawyer, so you ask about prenuptial agreements and long-term capital gains? Or a social-media influencer,…

Recap of Executive Leadership Awards Virtual Event on Thursday, November 12th

Congratulations to all the Innovate@UCLA Executive Leadership Award honorees tonight. We appreciate Guy Kawasaki‘s keynote. See press release here. Our honorees’ messages on how their organizations have helped so many people and businesses respond to COVID-19 was inspiring. Congratulations to:–Esri President Jack Dangermond and CIO Dan Abushanab-DHS…

Executive Leadership Awards Event Press Release

LOS ANGELES, NOV. 11, 2020 — Innovate@UCLA, a member-based executive IT leadership organization, announced four honorees today for its annual Executive Leadership Awards in the Public Sector, Community Impact, Corporate Enterprise, and Emerging Tech categories. Awardees include Dr. Christina Ghaly,…

Frank Mottek Podcast Interview with Innovate@UCLA Chair, Theresa Miller; Dr. Anne Rimoin from UCLA and Avasant’s CEO & Chairman, Kevin Parikh

Mottek On Money Special Edition covering Wall Street and Main Street during the Coronavirus crisis: Theresa Miller, CIO, Lionsgate and 2020 Chair of Innovate@UCLA discusses technology’s impact during the pandemic and the 2020 Innovate@UCLA virtual Executive Leadership Awards on November 12th at…

Jack Dangermond, Founder & President of Esri, Enterprise Award Honoree

We have our favorite COVID-19 data resources. But what do our scientists and civic leaders use to analyze and project geographic trends helping them make more informed decisions and coordinate response efforts? They use a geospatial information system designed by…

Dr. Christina Ghaly, LA County Health Servies Director, Public Sector Award Honoree

Washing our hands, wearing face-coverings, and limiting social gatherings, we’ve all contributed to the fight against COVID-19. But the battle may not be over and thanks to Dr. Christina Ghaly, Director of LA County Department of Health Services, for warring…

Innovate@UCLA Board Member Lance Ralls Joins the Pelican Products Team as Chief Information Officer

Technology expert and business leader Lance Ralls has been hired by Pelican Products, Inc. as Chief Information Officer, effective October 12, 2020.  As Pelican’s CIO, Ralls is responsible for all information systems and functions within the company, as well as…

Rich Pierson and Andy Puddicombe, Co-Founders of Headspace, Emerging Tech Award Honorees

To say 2020 has been stressful is an understatement. Perhaps more than ever, our mental health and happiness have been weathered. Thanks to Headspace, a Santa Monica based firm, over 65 million users across 160 countries can replenish their emotional,…

Skye Patrick, Director of LA County Library, Community Impact Award Honoree

Though we love books, the LA County Library is more than a repository of our favorite classics. Under the leadership of its Director, Skye Patrick, the Library has become a civic and cultural center, hub for public information and services,…
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