One on One with Mark Cuban
Internet pioneer, billionaire, angel investor, NBA team owner assesses the current state of technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship in a no BS session with Silicon Valley veteran Guy Kawasaki. The fun and in-depth conversation between Cuban and Kawasaki is the perfect way to end your first full day of SXSW Interactive 2014.
Guy Kawasaki is the author of APE, What the Plus!, Enchantment, and nine other books. He is also the co-founder of Alltop.com, an “online magazine rack” of popular topics on the web. Previously, he was the chief evangelist of Apple. Kawasaki has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA as well as an honorary doctorate from Babson College.
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Born in Pittsburgh in 1958, entrepreneur Mark Cuban has ventured into many diverse businesses, from theater chains to Internet startups. In 1990, Cuban sold the firm CompuServe for $6 million, one of his largest early business ventures. He is most famous, however for for his zealous management of the Dallas Mavericks, which he purchased from Ross Perot, Jr. in 2000. In addition to his wise business decisions, Cuban is also known for his controversial and statements. He also began a television career on the reality series Shark Tank in 2009.