Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber
- By November 18, 2019
Award-winning technology reporter Mike Isaac's Super Pumped presents the dramatic story of Uber, the Silicon Valley startup at the center of one of the great venture capital power struggles of our time. Mr. Isaac will be in conversation with Chicago Booth's John Paul Rollert. Book signing to follow. Co-sponsored by the Stigler Center and the Harry L. Davis Center for Leadership.
Books will be available for purchase at the event.
Mike Isaac is a technology reporter at the New York Times whose Uber coverage won the Gerald Loeb Award for distinguished business reporting. He writes frequently about Uber, Facebook, and other Silicon Valley giants for the Times, and appears often on CNBC and MSNBC. He lives in San Francisco.
John Paul Rollert is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science at the Booth School of Business. John Paul Rollert's teaching and research focus on the intellectual history of capitalism, the ethics of leadership, and the application of empathy to law, business, and politics. Rollert has been published in a variety of academic journals. In addition to his academic work, he frequently writes on business, law, and politics for a variety of popular publications. For writing featured in The Atlantic, he was recognized by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers in its 2017 “Best in Business” Competition. A graduate of Harvard College, Rollert earned his JD from Yale Law School and a PhD from The John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. Since 2005, he has taught courses at Harvard in ethics, politics, and leadership.
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
The event will take place at the Gleacher Center, Room 621 - 450 N. Cityfront Drive, Chicago 60611