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Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Alphabet Inc. on how to achieve success: Surround yourself with interesting, ambitious people, and always say “yes” to challenges. Read more leadership insights from the Stanford GSB View From The Top talk on Monday, April 24, 2017: http://stanford.io/2qBewA7
At the 36th annual ENCORE Award event on October 2, 2013, Stanford Graduate School of Business honored Tesla Motor CEO and Product Architect, Elon Musk. Chairman of the ENCORE Selection Committee Geoff Yang (MBA '85) describes why Tesla Motors was selected: 04:20 Fireside Chat with Steve Jurvetson (MBA '95) and Elon Musk: 07:55 Elon Musk discusses 3 areas he thought would have a positive impact on the future: Sustainable energy, Internet and making life multi-planetary 09:00 Elon Musk: "I didn't get into any of this with the expectation of success." 10:46 Why Elon Musk decided to study at Stanford in 1995 11:23 Choosing to focus on the Internet versus electric vehicle technology 11:45 Humble beginnings: When Elon Musk started his first Internet company 13:35 Elon Musk on being t...
Industrial giant Caterpillar has been collecting and moving massive amounts of data for over two decades, shared Caterpillar Group President Rob Charter. "We started our autonomy programs over 30 years ago... In 2012 we moved a million tons of ore with our customers in autonomous trucks." During his visit to The Industrialist's Dilemma class on February 23, 2017, Rob discussed the evolution of Caterpillar's business and channel relationships with Lecturer Robert Siegel. Read more takeaways from the talk on Twitter: http://stanford.io/indusdilemma and Medium: http://stanford.io/2lUArjO The Industrialist's Dilemma course explores how digital disruptions are having tectonic shifts on large, successful and established companies, whether they have a digital foundation or not. Learn more: htt...
"Cryptology and Security: the view from 2016" - Whitfield Diffie, ACM 2015 Turing Award Support for the Stanford Colloquium on Computer Systems Seminar Series provided by the Stanford Computer Forum. Speaker Abstract and Bio can be found here: http://ee380.stanford.edu/Abstracts/160504.html Colloquium on Computer Systems Seminar Series (EE380) presents the current research in design, implementation, analysis, and use of computer systems. Topics range from integrated circuits to operating systems and programming languages. It is free and open to the public, with new lectures each week. Learn more: http://bit.ly/WinYX5
EE292H: Engineering and Climate Change Climate Change, Ice911, Geoengineering Speakers: Dr. Leslie Ann Field, Stanford University Armand Neukermans, Adagio, Inc. The purpose of this seminar series is to help students and professionals develop the tools to apply the engineering and entrepreneurial mindset to problems that stem from climate change, in order to consider and evaluate possible stabilizing, remedial and adaptive approaches. This course is not a crash course on climate change or policy. Instead we will focus on learning about and discussing climate problems that seem most likely to benefit from the engineering mindset. Learn More - http://stanford.io/TuS1c8
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MS&E472: Entrepreneurial Thought Leadership Seminar A Tearful Tale of Biodesign Michael Ackermann, Vice-President of Neuro-Simulation of Allergan Michael Ackermann, CEO of a med-tech startup that created a tear-stimulation device for those with dry-eye disease, explains how acquisition by a global pharmaceutical giant is helping him achieve his goal of reaching as many patients as possible. Ackermann, a graduate of the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign, also discusses why big tech companies have yet to disrupt healthcare and how that translates into big opportunities for entrepreneurs. Presenter: Michael Ackermann is vice president of neuro-stimulation for Allergan, a $23 billion global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model called “growth pharma.” He previously s...
"Solid State LiDAR for Autonomous Vehicles, Security, Industrial Automation, and 3D Mapping" - Louay Eldada of Quanergy Support for the Stanford Colloquium on Computer Systems Seminar Series provided by the Stanford Computer Forum. Speaker Abstract and Bio can be found here: http://ee380.stanford.edu/Abstracts/160330.html Colloquium on Computer Systems Seminar Series (EE380) presents the current research in design, implementation, analysis, and use of computer systems. Topics range from integrated circuits to operating systems and programming languages. It is free and open to the public, with new lectures each week. Learn more: http://bit.ly/WinYX5
Drawing from some of the most pivotal points in his life, Steve Jobs, chief executive officer and co-founder of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, urged graduates to pursue their dreams and see the opportunities in life's setbacks -- including death itself -- at the university's 114th Commencement on June 12, 2005. Transcript of Steve Jobs' address: http://news-service.stanford.edu/news/2005/june15/jobs-061505.html Stanford University channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanford
EE292H: Engineering and Climate Change Electric Vehicles & Startups Speakers: Marc Tarpenning, Tesla Martin Eberhard, Tesla The purpose of this seminar series is to help students and professionals develop the tools to apply the engineering mindset to problems that stem from climate change, in order to consider and evaluate possible stabilizing, remedial and adaptive approaches. This course is not a crash course on climate change or policy. Instead we will focus on learning about and discussing climate problems that seem most likely to benefit from the engineering mindset.
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"You can't have a sustainable organization unless you have an incredibly engaged culture," shared CEO of HSN, Inc. Mindy Grossman in her Stanford GSB View From The Top talk. Grossman also emphasized the importance of self-awareness in achieving personal and professional success. More about the View From The Top speaker series: http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/vftt All View From The Top videos: http://www.youtube.com/course?list=EC5C14B375A7F2FEA8
Here's a very interesting (and prescient) talk by Elon Musk (founder of SpaceX, Tesla Motors and X.com/PayPal). (October 08, 2003) "Elon Musk, co-founder, CEO, and chairman of PayPal, shares his background: He was accepted into Stanford but deferred his admission to start an internet company in 1995. His company was zip2 which helped the media industry convert their content to electronic medium. Then, he sold the company for over $300 million and never came back to Stanford." Historical notes: At the time of filming the US Space Shuttle fleet was still grounded after the destruction of Space Shuttle Columbia in February 2003. SpaceX was less than a year and half old (it had 30 employees and outsourced the heavy machining work, now it has 3000+ and outsources very little) and Tesla Motors...