Jony Ive Has Been Promoted to Apple’s Chief of Design

Jony Ive, who has been Apple’s Senior Vice President of Design for many years and behind several of the company’s enormous breakthroughs, has been promoted to Chief Design Officer earlier today. On July 1st, Richard Howarth, who has been behind the iPhone since its first generation, will become VP of Industrial Design and focus on hardware and Alan Dye will now be VP of User Interface Design. Both of these employees have played a huge role in Apple’s success over the past few years. Ive will still be able to manage the hardware and software teams, but he says that he will…

San Fransisco, CA Small Business Events
oday, every business is a digital business. Major corporations around the world are drastically transforming the way that they operate just to keep up. These big changes mean big opportunities for startups in the right place at the right time.
When: 8 June 2015 at 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Where: 180 Sansome St, 3rd Floor, San Francisco Organized by: Rocket Space
**Due to the limited space available, recruiters or IT contracting firms are not eligible to attend. We require your work or school email address for registration in order to verify your eligibility. The venue is a secure facility. The first and last name on the registration must match a government issued ID.**
When: 9 June 2015 at 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Where: Bldg 6, 2750 Coast Ave, Mountain View Organized by: Intuit
Oakland City Hall - This free workshop brings a team of SBA and other federal government export service providers together to explain to business owners and lenders the opportunities and programs supporting the export of goods and services.
When: 10 June 2015 at 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM Where: 1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Hearing Room 4 - Second Floor, Oakland Organized by: SBA
In the age of connected devices, the sharing economy, prolific coders and informed consumers, the food industry is well primed for a new model. How does a robust digital infrastructure and increasing access to rich market data help small food suppliers to interface with large corporations?
When: 10 June 2015 at 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Where: 169 11th St, San Francisco Organized by: Parisoma
Demandforce - In Messy, Hard, and Essential, Joseph OSullivan tells the story of how Intuit reinvented itself as a design-driven company.
When: 11 June 2015 at 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Where: 22 4th St, San Francisco Organized by: San Francisco Design Week
A lot of people come up with business ideas that excite them. They rush into production and find out, too late, that the idea that excited them has not excited customers.
When: 13 June 2015 at 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM Where: 455 Market St, Suite 600, San Francisco Organized by: SCORE