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Stanford President John Hennessy:

In his interview, Stanford's President John Hennessy discussed Stanford University's plans plans to deal with the continuing federal budget cuts to scientific research.  To listen to President Hennessy's interview on KZSU, please click here.
Dr. Vint Cerf, Google VP and Chief Internet Evangelist:

Congratulations to Dr. Vint Cerf (the father of the Internet) on receiving this year's inaugural Queen Elizabeth Prize in Engineering for helping create the "key developments that shaped the Internet and Web as a coherent system and brought them into public use."   Dr. Cerf's interview on KZSU is on tumblr and is available from this link.
Stanford Trustee, Dr. William Brody:

Dr. William Brody, President of the Salk Institute and Stanford University Trustee, and former President of Johns Hopkins, discussed  his course, Uncommon Sense, in which he taught students how to stand out and be noticed.  Dr. Bordy also discussed the promise of personalized medicine and what we need to do to get adequate funding for scientific research. To listen to the interview on KZSU, please click here.
Dr. T.J. Rodgers, CEO, Cypress Semiconductors:

Dr. T.J. Rodgers is the longest serving CEO of a semiconductor company.  He has led Cypress Semiconductors since 1983 and helped make it the biggest semiconductor company in the world.  Dr. Rodgers is a great wine enthusiast and has wineries in California.  His winery, Clos de La Tech produces the best Pinot Noir in the New World.  To download the show, please click on this link.
Professor Noam Chomsky

Our interview with famed Professor Noam Chomsky is available from this link.  Professor Chomsky talked about social media, Occupy Wall Street and Scientific Research in America.  We talked about why Corporations & Venture Capitalists are not investing enough in technologies that could mitigate climate change.  Professor Chomsky also discussed why American Universities are now hiring more highly paid administrators than Professors, and how that will affect education.
Mr. Phil Knight

In this interview, Mr. Knight discussed his original vision for Nike and how it changed since 1964. He also talked about innovations at Nike and how wearable technologies, like Nike's Fuel Band, will change Nike, When asked about whether Nike will have the Back to the Future power laces in 2015,he laughed and said "stick around" and added "we might."  To listen to the interview, please click here.
Dean Arjay Miller

In his interview with KZSU, Dean Arjay Miller talked about why he came to Stanford University after serving as President of Ford Motor Company, why he started the Public Management Program at Stanford's Graduate School of Business and why he helped create the California Public Policy Institute.  Arjay also discussed climate change and why he is optimistic that some of Stanford's MBA graduates will help mitigate climate change.  This interview was broadcast in July, 2014 and is available from this link