Conversations with Tyler: Sam Altman

Tyler Cowen explores the world of ideas in one-on-one dialogues with today’s top thinkers.

Jan 28, 2019
The Pearl
601 19th Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
United States

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Please arrive early to ensure you get a seat as seating is first come first serve. 

Event Speakers

Tyler Cowen

Holbert L. Harris Chair of Economics at George Mason University

Sam Altman

President, Y Combinator

Conversations with Tyler is coming to San Francisco—and you’re invited!

Join Tyler and special guest Sam Altman on Monday, January 28th for a live recording of the podcast. Have a drink, meet fellow fans, and hear the conversation Tyler wants to have with Sam Altman.  Space is limited, so register today. The show will begin promptly at 5:30 PM. Please arrive early to grab a drink and ensure you get a seat, as seating is first come, first served. After the conversation, we invite you to stay for a networking reception. To register for this event, please visit the Conversations With Tyler website. 

About Sam Altman

Known as one of the most creative people in Silicon Valley, Sam Altman dropped out of Stanford University to hack, build, and create. In 2008, at age 23, he presented his location tracking app, Loopt, at Apple's worldwide developer's conference. Here, Steve Jobs called the app “cool.” Altman joined Y Combinator as a part-time partner in 2011 and became president in 2014. He is also co-chairman of OpenAI, a nonprofit research company he founded with Elon Musk and Greg Brockman in 2015.


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