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July 19, 2017 / Santa Clara, CA

Overview

You may know Kara Swisher as the journalist whose questions make Silicon Valley CEOs quake more than the San Andreas fault line. But in her spare time, she talks tech. And this July, she’ll be talking with Uber’s new vice president of leadership and strategy, Frances Frei — a leader with some challenges ahead of her.

That’s right: Recode Executive Editor Kara Swisher will host a live taping of Recode Decode, with Uber’s new hire. Swisher will question Frei on management, culture and Uber’s future on July 19, 2017, at the Ericsson Experience Center in Santa Clara — the heart of Silicon Valley.

We figured you wouldn’t want to miss the opportunity to watch Kara Swisher in action. This live taping will include:

  • An unscripted interview with Frances Frei, Uber’s SVP of Leadership and Strategy
  • Meet-and-greet with Swisher and networking time with tech colleagues
  • VIP reception

This time, we’re bringing the red chairs to you! Register now and receive our special listener price of $35.

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Speakers

Frances Frei, Senior Vice President of Leadership and Strategy, Uber

Frances Frei is Uber’s first SVP of Leadership and Strategy. She joins Uber from Harvard Business School, where she most recently served as the senior associate dean for executive education, and remains the UPS Foundation Professor of Service Management. Her research examines how leaders create the context for organizations and individuals to thrive. Frei’s work at Uber focuses on building a world-class leadership team, fostering leadership at all levels of the organization, and guiding the clear articulation of strategy and its planning processes; she will also support chief HR officer Liane Hornsey in building the team orientation central to Uber’s cultural transformation. Frei is the best-selling author of Uncommon Service: How to Win by Putting Customers at the Core of Your Business.

Schedule

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

6:30 - 7:30 PM
Registration and Cocktail Reception
7:30 - 9:00 PM
Live Podcast Taping with Kara Swisher and Frances Frei

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Venue

Location

Ericsson Experience Center
2755 Augustine Dr,
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Complimentary parking is available in any lot on campus.

For those who prefer to take public transit, take Caltrain to Sunnyvale Station. Transfer to the 304 Bus towards S. San Jose and get off at the Scott and Coronado stop. The campus is about a five minute walk from the bus stop.


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