2024 Annenberg Lecture Series

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The Annenberg Leadership and Management Speaker Series is an integral part of Harvey Mudd College’s commitment to encouraging students to lead with integrity. Endowed through a generous gift from The Walter and Leonore Annenberg Fund for Leadership Development, this series brings to campus accomplished individuals who are recognized, world-class leaders in their fields of endeavor. The lectures provide an engaging forum for senior executives to address pertinent leadership issues and to share their insights with the HMC community.

Ho Nam ’88, February 29

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“Building Success with Heart: The Role of Kindness and Curiosity in Venture Capital”

President Harriet Nembhard will lead a conversation with Harvey Mudd engineering alum and entrepreneur Ho Nam ’88, managing director and co-founder of Altos Ventures.

Nam is a managing director and co-founder of Altos Ventures, a global venture capital firm and registered investment advisor with more than $8 billion in regulatory assets under management. Before starting Altos in 1996, Nam worked at Silicon Graphics. He began his VC career at Trinity Ventures and his professional career at Bain & Company.

Nam received an MBA from Stanford University and a B.S. (engineering) from Harvey Mudd College. During his time at Harvey Mudd, he was awarded the William and Margaret Radley Prize in Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts. The prize is awarded annually to a Harvey Mudd senior whose work in the HSA program best exemplifies the College’s goal that all students should gain an understanding of themselves and their fellow human beings as well as of the physical world around them.

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