Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Upcoming Event Information

The Theranos Whistleblower:
In His Own Words

General Information

Address

Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053

Room, Building, & Time

California Mission Room
Benson Memorial Center
12:00-1:00pm

Parking

Central/Main Parking Structure, cost is $5.
Additional parking info below.

Contact Information

Sara Tangdall
stangdall@scu.edu
(408) 554-7891

Parking and Directions

Please check in at the Main Gate on Palm Drive to receive your parking pass.  Passes cost $5.  After receiving your pass, Parking Services will direct you to the Main Parking Structure.  We will have signs guiding you from the Main Parking Structure to Benson Memorial Center, and there is a map below.

  • If you are coming from U.S. Highway 101, take the De La Cruz Boulevard/Santa Clara exit. Follow De La Cruz Boulevard towards El Camino Real (stay in the right lane). When De La Cruz Boulevard splits, follow the right split over the overpass. Turn right on Lafayette Street staying in the right turn lane. Turn right at El Camino Real. The main entrance to Santa Clara University (Palm Drive) will be on the right-hand side of the road.
  • If you are coming from Interstate 880, take The Alameda exit. Travel north on The Alameda. The Alameda will become El Camino Real. The main entrance to Santa Clara University (Palm Drive) will be on the left-hand side of the road.
  • If you are coming from Interstate 280, take Interstate 880 north toward Oakland. Exit at The Alameda. Turn left on The Alameda. The Alameda will become El Camino Real. The main entrance to Santa Clara University (Palm Drive) will be on the left-hand side of the road.

Map from the Main Parking Structure to Benson Memorial Center.

 

 

 

Speaker Bios

Tyler Shultz is an entrepreneur fostering innovation in healthcare. His efforts have been recognized by Forbes when he was named to their “30 under 30” Health Care 2017 list. He graduated from Stanford with a Biology degree and has served as a visiting researcher for Stanford’s Center for Magnetic Nanotechnology.

Tyler entered the national scene when he courageously blew the whistle at Theranos. Tyler was the confidential source for the Wall Street Journal article exposing Theranos’ dubious blood-testing practices. He also complained to the public health regulators in New York.

Currently, he is the CEO and Co-Founder of Flux Biosciences, Inc., a bay-area start-up. Flux Biosciences aims to bring medical grade diagnostics into the homes of consumers by using cutting-edge technology to measure biomarkers related to stress, exercise, and fertility.


Ann Skeet is the is the senior director of leaderhsip ethics at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics.  Ann researches, writes and speaks about the ethical dilemmas of leaders, corporate culture and the ethical challenges of governance.  She works with board directors, CEOs, and C-suite executives to shape and reinforce organizational cultures that encourage ethical outcomes. With her colleagues at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University, she uses tools such a model for The Practice of Ethical Leadership©, the Ethical Culture Assessment, and a culture change management model to help leaders understand, discuss, and positively influence their cultures and business practices.

Ann served as CEO of American Leadership Forum Silicon Valley for 8 years and worked for a decade as a Knight Ridder executive, serving the San Jose Mercury News and Contra Costa Newspapers as Vice President of Marketing. She was also president of Notre Dame High School San Jose.

Ann is currently a member of the Ethical Standards Committee for the national nonprofit, Standards for Excellence Institute. In the Silicon Valley community, Ann has served on the boards of numerous organizations, including the Silicon Valley Directors Exchange; the Institute for Sports Law and Ethics; the Catholic Community Foundation of Santa Clara County; and as chair for United Way of Silicon Valley, and American Musical Theatre San Jose.

Ann is a magna cum laude graduate of Bucknell University and member of Phi Beta Kappa. She holds a master of business administration degree from Harvard Business School and spent her early career working in outside plant for C&P Telephone Company in the Washington, D.C. area.