Michael Ventura

CEO, Sub Rosa

Michael Ventura is the CEO and founder of Sub Rosa, a strategy and design firm that has worked with some of the world’s largest and most important brands—from Johnson & Johnson, Pantone, and Adobe, to the TED Conference, Delta Airlines, and The Daily Show. Ventura has served as a board member and adviser to various organizations, including Behance, the Burning Man Project, Cooper-Hewitt, and the U.N.’s Tribal Link Foundation. He is also a visiting lecturer at Princeton University and the United States Military Academy at West Point. In addition to these pursuits, Ventura leads a thriving indigenous medicine practice and owns and operates a globally recognized design store in New York’s West Village with his wife, Caroline. Applied Empathy, his first book, was published in May 2018.


On Wharton Business Radio

Knowledge @Wharton: July 5, 2018 Episode Featured ImageKnowledge @Wharton: July 5, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Michael Ventura (CEO, Sub Rosa), Herbert Hovenkamp (Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Professor of Law at Penn Law; Expert in Antitrust Law and American Legal History, The Wharton School), Christina Roberto (Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics & Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania), Hemant Bhargava (Professor of Technology Management, UC Davis), Karen Glanz (George A. Weiss University Professor and Director, UPenn Prevention Research Center; Professor of Epidemiology and Nursing, Perelman School of Medicine and School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania), Joao Gomes (Professor of Finance, The Wharton School), and Jason Riis (Marketing Lecturer, The Wharton School) on the Thursday, July 5, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.

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