Nolan Bushnell: Finding the Next Steve Jobs
Author Nolan Bushnell Talks About Finding the Next Steve Jobs
Nolan Bushnell is an engineer and entrepreneur who founded Atari and the Chuck E. Cheese chain, so he knows a thing or two about initiative and creativity. He was also Steve Jobs' first boss, and says very few companies would hire Jobs today. Having co-authored the book Finding the Next Steve Jobs: How to Find, Hire, Keep, and Nurture Creative Talent
, he comes to Silicon Valley Bank with the Commonwealth Club to talk about what companies today look for when hiring, and why they often miss the truly valuable talent. From startups to the Fortune 500s, Bushnell explains what companies should be looking for in employees. He shares some of his own experiences and highlights how companies can recognize potential, identify talent and nurture creativity.
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About the Ticket Supplier: Commonwealth Club
The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation’s oldest and largest public affairs forum, presenting over 400 annual events on topics ranging across politics, culture, society and the economy.
Founded in 1903, the Commonwealth Club has played host to a diverse and distinctive array of speakers, from Teddy Roosevelt in 1911 to Erin Brockovich in 2001. Along the way, Martin Luther King, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and Bill Gates have all given landmark speeches at the Club.