Leslie Berlin is Project Historian for the Silicon Valley Archives at Stanford University. She has been a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences and served on the advisory committee to the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Leslie was a “Prototype” columnist for The New York Times and has commented on Silicon Valley for the Wall Street Journal, NPR, PBS, The Atlantic and Wired. She received her PhD in History from Stanford and her BA in American Studies from Yale. She is the author of Troublemakers, the richly told narrative of the Silicon Valley generation that launched five major high-tech industries in seven years, laying the foundation for today’s technology-driven world.
Each event attendee will receive a free copy of Leslie Berlin’s most recent book (2017) entitled, How a Generation of Silicon Valley Upstarts Invented the Future.