Join Professor Bill Cockrum and several UCLA Anderson alumni engaged in widely varying entrepreneurial activities for an informal discussion on the theme of entrepreneurship over dinner. Tickets include dinner, a glass of wine, and a evening of enthusiastic discussion from a distinguished collection of entrepreneurs from the UCLA community in London.
Bill Cockrum will lead the discussion and will commence the evening with a few remarks on his overview of the current environment for entrepreneurship in the UK.
Liliana Reasor ('96) is the founder of a fledgling venture capital fund, Novus Ordo Capital, that aims to invest in EMEA-based disruptive technology startups that include women executives.
Tal Potishman ('98) is an experienced entrepreneur who created a solar energy and high efficiency heating business before selling it to a competitor.
Jeff Diener graduated with his MBA/JD in 2001 and is a London-based partner in the real estate group at Paul Hastings LLP, an international law firm with over 1,000 attorneys. Jeff has been tasked with taking an entrepreneurial approach to expansion in the UK and Europe.
Alex Nouel ('08) currently works at Wayra UK, Telefonica's startup accelerator, and independently advises startups on their business growth. He's also planning to launch a startup soon. Prior to that, Alex worked at Netflix in content planning (strategy, finance, and data analytics), in strategy consulting (focused on startups), and in investment banking.