David Petraeus, Walter Isaacson, Barbara Corcoran & more!

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7 Days of Genius starts Mar 1

7 Days of Genius
What is genius? 

Why does it matter? And what’s next for genius? Join us for multidisciplinary explorations that will bend and expand your mind!

Starts Mar 1! 

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Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson on the Innovative Genius

Ben FranklinAlbert EinsteinSteve Jobs: What do these three extraordinary figures have in common? How can we nurture groundbreaking creative geniuses of this caliber today?


Join bestselling author Walter Isaacson for an eye-opening look at the personalities whose passion and innovation rock our world.

Sun, Mar 2, 5 pm

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Jon Medved/Barbara Corcoran

Jonathan Medved and Barbara Corcoran: The Genius of the Start-Up

She went from straight-D student to multimillionaire when she parlayed a $1,000 loan into The Corcoran Group, which sold in 2001 for $66 million. He’s invested in more than 100 Israeli start-ups, helping 12 of them get over $100 million. 

Explore the genius of great business ideas with “Shark Tank”‘s Barbara Corcoran and serial entrepreneur Jonathan Medved.

Mon, Mar 3, 8:15 pm


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David Petraeus

David Petraeus, Marc Lipschultz and Alex Navab: The Genius of America

Contrary to popular wisdom, could the US actually be the one to pull the world out of its economic slump? Hear why David Petraeus, the most successful American general of his generation, thinks so, as he shares his bold perspective with global investment leaders Marc Lipschultz and Alex Navab.


Wed, Mar 5, 8 pm


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The (Neuro) Science of Genius

Michio Kaku, Antonio Damasio and JoAnn Deak with Robert Krulwich:

The (Neuro) Science of Genius

What’s the most amazing object in the known universe? The human brain! Join top scientists to discover radical new insights into consciousness, brain development and how technology is revealing far more about 
the mind than we ever thought possible.

Thu, Mar 6, 8 pm


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David Brooks

David Brooks: Genius, God and Morality

In the rat race of today’s world, have we lost sight of ourselves? 

Join The New York Times‘ David Brooks for an uplifting look at what defines moral geniuses—unique people who inhabit the real world but manage to live a life of reflection, growth and goodness.


Sun, Mar 9, 8 pm


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