San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Come hear Marc Tarpenning CS'85, Co-Founder & Former VP of Electrical Engineering of Tesla Motors, share his experience as an entrepreneur co-founding the most disruptive and innovative company in the auto industry within the last 100 years.
Mr. Tarpenning ran the electrical engineering group as well as being the acting CFO during Tesla's first three years. Tesla Motors has sold over 2500 fully battery electric Roadsters and over 50,000 Model S sedans. It became a public company on the NASDAQ exchange in July 2010, and currently employs over 6,000 people. Since leaving Tesla Motors, Mr. Tarpenning has been Entrepreneur in Residence at Mayfield Fund, sits on several company Advisory Boards, speaks frequently on entrepreneurship, is an publicly elected School Board Trustee for the Woodside Elementary School District, a Trustee for The Neuva School, a member of the Advisory Board, Science Learning Institute at Foothill College, and an elected Member representing Area Three of the San Mateo County Committee on School District Organization.
Pizza will be served. Space is limited.
When & Where
CITRIS Foundry and Cal Startup Network
CITRIS Foundry was created to help entrepreneurs build companies that make a significant impact on the world. If you’re ready to jump in, The Foundry provides access to design, manufacturing and business development tools, along with a community of entrepreneurs and experts, to transform your team into founders.
The Cal Startup Network is an online resume book hosted by the Career Center. As a recruiting tool, it's only available to companies founded by Berkeley alumni and faculty. For students, the Cal Startup Network offers priority access to events like this one. Students who are interested in exploring full-time, part-time or internship opportunities in entrepreneurship can upload their resumes on Callisto at Career.Berkeley.edu and simply check off the "Cal Startup Network" box when adding your materials to the resume books of your choice.