Howard Roffman, Former EVP of Lucasfilm talks about transformation for the Star Wars Franchise: the gap between the original trilogy and the prequels, and the how the merchandise became omnipresent.

“Star Wars was a phenomenon the likes of which certainly the entertainment industry had never seen.”

—Howard Roffman

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Michal Lev-Ram: I don’t start every interview with going back to the ’80s, I promise, but in this case it’s applicable. So you started in 1980 at Lucasfilm, just very quickly…

Raj Kapoor, Chief Strategy Officer at Lyft, talks with Michal Lev-Ram, Senior Writer, Fortune, about what’s to come for mobility and autonomous vehicles.

“The car is utilized four percent of the time. So it’s utilized less than some of those servers that you have sitting in that data center when you move to the cloud.”

—Raj Kapoor

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Michal Lev-Ram: What’s your take on—your prediction for autonomous vehicles?

Raj Kapoor: It’s here.

Michal…

Watch Stewart Butterfield, CEO of Slack, and John Heveran, CIO of Liberty Mutual, talk to Susan Hobbs, Partner at Crunchfund, about the future of work.

“You have people starting at your companies next week, next month, next year, and all of them will start with empty email boxes, so completely cut off from the conversations that happened before they got there. And in the cases of large companies that have been around for a…

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