American Dreams

Listen to Alan Olsen's American Dreams: Find Your Path in Life radio show. Each week expert guests will join Alan as they discuss how to make businesses thrive during challenging economic times and overcoming adversity.

Gary Rogers

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The Tech is more than a venue to showcase innovation- it’s a tool to change the lives of the students who visit it.

ANTHONY PALMA

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ANTHONY PALMA
What if you could play video games like you watch netflix? Listen to learn how!

STEPHEN SILVER

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STEPHEN SILVER
Chairman of Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry, a company specializing in the top 1% of gemstones and jewelry around the world.

WALLY HAWLEY

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WALLY HAWLEY
Wally Hawley is a co-founder of InterWest Partners (1979), one of the larger venture capital partnerships in the United States, formed to make equity investments in diversified U.S. growth companies.



Featured People on American Dreams (Page 1 of 6)

Tom Chatham
Tom Chatham
Chatham Created Gems and Diamonds- A company that real gemstones in a laboratory
Keith Van Sickle
Keith Van Sickle
Former CFO, Book Author, Entrepreneur
Troy Downing
Troy Downing
Troy Downing Candidate for U.S. Senate
Ray Dillon
Ray Dillon
Past President and CEO of Deltic Tiber Corporation
Greg van den Dries
Greg van den Dries
Founder of RockTape, a company that produces kinesiology product to allow injured athletes to remain active
Dr. Marlowe Goble
Dr. Marlowe Goble
Innovator, Entrepreneur & Pioneer of Knee Replacement Surgery
Melissa Nui
Melissa Nui
The Netflix of Camera Gear
Steve Tessler
Steve Tessler
Banking Entrepreneur and Executive Vice President of California Bank of Commerce
Anthony Palma
Anthony Palma
CEO of Jump Gaming - Indie Gaming Platform
Tim Ritchie
Tim Ritchie
President and CEO of The Tech Museum of Innovation, the opportunity for students to grab hold of their future
Rajiv Parikh
Rajiv Parikh
Demand Acceleration - Rajiv Parikh is the CEO of Position², an integrated digital marketing firm that drives brand visibility and new customer acquisition for technology-driven brands.
Suren Mansinghka
Suren Mansinghka
Famous Indian Economic Professor
John Dutra
John Dutra
Building Communities and Balance In Life
Gary Rogers
Gary Rogers
The Man Who Built Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream
Tad Taube
Tad Taube
The Art of Philanthropy - Four things that can happen to your money when you pass away.
Stephen Silver
Stephen Silver
Owner of Steven Silver Jewelry “My love of gems and minerals is really the way this started.”
Jerry Brenholtz
Jerry Brenholtz
Started $100 Million IT contract staffing firm
Aldo Carrascoso
Aldo Carrascoso
Serial Entrepreneur founded Veem, JukinVideo, Jukin Media, Coalescent Resourcing Inc, and Verego.com.
Jerry Carroll
Jerry Carroll
Turning Tragedy into Positive Experiences
Jackie Ammon
Jackie Ammon
Former Intern for Speaker of the House of Representatives
Konstantin Guericke
Konstantin Guericke
Co-Founder of LinkedIn
Joel Peterson
Joel Peterson
Chairman of JetBlue
Mark Stidham
Mark Stidham
CEO of LuLaRoe
Sebastian Thrun
Sebastian Thrun
Founder, Chairman and President of Udacity
Clayton Lewis
Clayton Lewis
A competitive triathlete with a passion for health and wellness. CEO of Arivale
Summer Anderson
Summer Anderson
the Principal and founder of Human Capital Resources (HCR)
Prasad Kaipa
Prasad Kaipa
Advisor and Life Coach
Ryan Evans
Ryan Evans
CEO and Co-founder of Inboard Technology.
David Cline
David Cline
One of two founding partners of Global Allies
Mandy Barton
Mandy Barton
founded Barton Logistics, the first of five, Mandy Barton-founded companies
Gary Goldstein
Gary Goldstein
Ceo and co-founder of Instinctive, white-label cloud-based HR and Benefits Administration Platform
Jay Brasher
Jay Brasher
Director of American Indian Services- providing educational opportunities for young native americans
Peter Adams
Peter Adams
Founder & CEO of Lighthouse
Anthony Thompson
Anthony Thompson
Senior Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer at United Business Bank, a SAS based company
David Brunner
David Brunner
founded ModuleQ
Richard Swart
Richard Swart
Chief Strategy Officer of NextGen Crowdfunding. He also serves as a member of the University of Cambridge’s Alternative Financing Industry Board.
Richard Dasher
Richard Dasher
Director of the US Asia Technology Management Center, Stanford University
Rita Whitney
Rita Whitney
Vice Chair, Mission Fulfillment, Hidden Villa
Wally Hawley
Wally Hawley
co-founder of InterWest Partners
Ray Rothrock
Ray Rothrock
Chair of the National Venture Capital Association
Bill Schlough
Bill Schlough
San Francisco Giants CIO
Ray Zinn
Ray Zinn
co-founder of the Company Micrel
Nicolas Hope
Nicolas Hope
Director of Stanford Center For International Development
Johnathan Coslet
Johnathan Coslet
CIO of TPG Capital
Monty Kersten
Monty Kersten
Independent Board Member and Angel Investor
Scott McNealy
Scott McNealy
co-founded Sun Microsystems
Pamela Hawley
Pamela Hawley
Founder and CEO - UniversalGiving(tm)
Tim Draper
Tim Draper
founding partner of leading venture capital firms Draper Associates and DFJ
Johnathan Law
Johnathan Law
Founder and CEO - Real Racing / Real Audio Video
Prasad Kaipa
Prasad Kaipa
Business Advisor and Leadership Coach
Mazi Ghorbani
Mazi Ghorbani
CEO and Founder of Advanced International
Cliff Dochterman
Cliff Dochterman
World President of Rotary International
Richard Del Monte
Richard Del Monte
President - The Del Monte Group
McKay Thomas
McKay Thomas
Co-Founder and CEO First Opinion
Ben Parr
Ben Parr
Author of Captivology
Vida Blue
Vida Blue
Baseball Legend
Ken Epstein
Ken Epstein
A Principal with NewCap Partners
Gary Boomer
Gary Boomer
Visionary & Strategist of Boomer Consulting, Inc.
Mike Kwatinetz
Mike Kwatinetz
founder of Azure Capital where he specializes in software and related infrastructure technologies
Hal Kellman
Hal Kellman
Investor
Bradley Bateman
Bradley Bateman
CEO of Dome Technology
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