Date: Oct 25, 2018Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Noam Wasserman: Life Is a Startup

Thu, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM UJA-Federation Conference Center
General PublicEntrepreneurs


Whether or not we found companies, we can all learn profound lessons from the counterintuitive behaviors of successful entrepreneurs. Living and working in the twenty-first century presents a unique host of challenges. Whether we freelance, work for a large organization, contemplate marriage or a move to a new city, it often feels like we’re tasked with creating roadmaps for our journeys. In Life Is a Startup, Noam Wasserman offers important advice for our careers and personal lives. The challenges he explores apply to almost everyone, at any stage of life. Whether you are just beginning your career, are facing a mid-career change, or balancing your personal responsibilities, Life Is a Startup contains valuable advice for all.

Noam draws upon numerous sources for these insights. From his roles at both the Harvard Business School and the University of Southern California to his firsthand work with founders like Tim Westergren of Pandora Radio and Evan Williams of Twitter and Blogger, Noam’s rich trove of experiences and examples are tapped throughout the book.

Life is a Startup is available for purchase HERE, and Noam will be pleased to sign any copies brought to the event.

Please note that no refunds will be issued.



Noam Wasserman

Founding Director, USC's Founder Central Initiative

Noam Wasserman is founding director of the Founder Central initiative at the University of Southern California. Before returning home to L.A., he was a professor at Harvard Business School for 13 years. His book, The Founder’s Dilemmas: Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Startup, was an Amazon #1 bestseller in Management, has spent more than half a decade on the Strategy bestseller list, and won the Academy of Management’s annual Impact on Practice award. Noam created HBS’s most popular entrepreneurship elective,

Date Time

Date: Oct 25, 2018Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM


UJA-Federation Conference Center130 E. 59th Street
New York, NY 10022
View Map


  • 50 / Non-Member
  • 20 / Member/Member Guest (limit one)
  • Free / Patron Members


Michael Ambrosio, Alexander Appel, Siri Appel, Mark Ardayfio, Melissa Beitner, Ali Carlino, Elizabeth Fairfax Brown, Ana Fernandes Kertesz, Clare Fitzgerald, Clare Fitzgerald, Clare Fitzgerald, Vania Freund, Ilana Goldman, Tarabay Guest, Michael Hoherchak, Shabrina Jiva, Edward Joback, Mari Joller, Sharon Joseph, Camilla Kalvaria, Eytan Kobre, Ari Lamm, Craig Meyers, Alexander Mirarchi, Claire Mirarchi, Barrie Moskowitz, Nami Park, Margit Pearson, Thomas Purcell, Dianna Raedle, Dilip Rao, Morgan Samet, Jono Schafler, Jasmin Sethi, Tom Sturtevant, Dalia Tarabay, Noam Wasserman, Robin Weaver, Joseph Wehbe, Eduardo Weinstein, Leighton Welch, Sandra Weng


Chloe Kiernan '08, Barrie Moskowitz

UJA-Federation Conference Center

130 E. 59th Street, New York, NY, 10022