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No Limits™ Speaker Series

No Limits™ at Oceanit is one of the premier speaker series program in the State of Hawaii.
Designed to stretch the imagination and examine how vision and risk stimulate
scientific discovery and engineering advancement, No Limits™ at Oceanit is proud and honored
to sponsor the greatest thinkers in science, engineering, and business to share their
creative genius and mindset to problem solving.

Below is a list of previous list No Limits™ speakers and topics,
along with links to video presentations.

  • Chris Lee
    Founder of University of Hawaii's Academy for Creative Media
    Future of digital animation and movie making
    August 29, 2003 | Video Presentation
  • Earl Bakken
    Founder of Medtronic, Inc.
    Future of high-tech medicine in Hawaii
    November 14, 2003 | Video Presentation
  • John Dean
    Former Chairman and CEO of Silicon Valley Bank
    Characteristics of a leader and keys to success
    November 11, 2004 | Video Presentation
  • Alfred Yee
    Founder and President of Yee Precast Design Group
    Pioneering precast, prestressed concrete construction technology
    March 15, 2005
  • George Ariyoshi
    Former Governor of Hawaii
    Standing firm in adversity
    December 5, 2005 | Video Presentation
  • Dr. Pulickel Ajayan
    Founding Chair, Rice University Materials Science & NanoEngineering
    Future of nanotechnology
    June 17, 2006 | Video Presentation
  • Sir Harold Kroto
    1996 Noble Prize Winner in Chemistry
    Impacts of science on society
    October 9, 2006 | Video Presentation
  • Dean Kamen
    American entrepreneur and inventor
    Fostering innovation
    May 15, 2007 | Video Presentation
  • Roz Savage
    First Woman to Row Solo Across Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans
    Tackling overwhelming challenges in unpredictable conditions
    May 8, 2009 | Video Presentation
  • Lance Hansche
    Founder of Phoenix Technologies, the initial PC BIOS
    Learning from missteps, serendipitous market events, and wasted opportunities in the rapid growth of new technology market segments
    August 12, 2015 | Video Presentation
  • Bill Burnett
    Executive Director of Stanford D-School
    Creative competency in education and why it is essential to building a competitive 21st century workforce
    March 23, 2016 | Video Presentation