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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...
During his View From The Top talk at Stanford GSB, MasterCard President and CEO Ajay Banga emphasized the importance of communication, taking risks, learning from everyone around you, and surrounding yourself with people who think differently than you do. He also discussed why innovation is "mission critical" in the payments industry. (Recorded April 24, 2014) Related article: http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/insights/mastercard-ceo-challenge-conventional-wisdom 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
“Managing compassionately is about putting yourself in another person’s shoes and seeing the world through their lens and perspective,” shared LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner during his Stanford GSB View From The Top talk on Thursday, February 2, 2017. Read more takeaways from the talk on Twitter: http://stanford.io/2l4S8gm
"Design is something you embed into a product that romances the consumers and draws them to the shelf," shared PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi during her View From The Top talk at Stanford GSB on May 10, 2016. She joined Walmart President and CEO Doug McMillon in a fireside chat on topics ranging from the value of design to the importance of navigating change in your organization. Read more takeaways on Twitter: http://stanford.io/22fGCxZ
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
“Try and fail, but don’t fail to try,” emphasized Vinod Khosla (MBA '80) during the Roanak Desai Memorial View From The Top talk on May 1, 2015. Khosla, the founder of Sun Microsystems and Khosla Ventures, also discussed the importance of having a belief system and the "indulgence" of brutal honesty. Read more #GSBvftt takeaways on Twitter: http://stanford.io/1PcRiFf Learn more about the annual Roanak Desai Memorial View From The Top talk: http://stanford.io/1KAXDJS
Vikram Pandit, CEO of Citibank Inc, speaks about how he got his start in finance, good advice he's received, and transitions in his career. He spoke at the Stanford Graduate School of Business' View From The Top series on April 30, 2012. Related Link: More about Stanford Graduate School of Business View From The Top Series: http://gsb-prod.gsb.stanford.edu/cldr/newsandevents/vftt.html More about Vikram Pandit: http://www.citigroup.com/citi/about/our_leaders.html#!Pandit_51 Watch the whole talk: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-g3zzxZBBI
“You won’t do well unless you’re hiring people who are consistent with your values,” shared Blackstone Chairman, CEO, and Co-Founder Stephen Schwarzman during his November 18th View From The Top talk at Stanford GSB. Schwarzman also discussed how to handle entrepreneurial rejection. Read more insights on Twitter: http://stanford.io/1wZEI2O
"To have passion for anything you do, you must have love for humanity and love for a service or product," said Prince Kofi Amoabeng, CEO of UT Bank Ghana. During his talk at Stanford Graduate School of Business on October 16, 2014, Amoabeng described how he launched his business with an initial investment of only $6,000 and how he has since grown it to a multimillion financial services firm. The event was hosted by SEED and the GSB Africa Business Club. Learn more about the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies (SEED): http://stanford.io/1zfbljR
"The most important thing is that you pursue your purpose," shared Unilever CEO Paul Polman. "You need to have something where you want to have an impact and that aligns with your values. It will drive your passion. People’s self-worth should not be measured by their net-worth." During his Stanford GSB Global Speaker Series talk on May 13, 2016, Polman also explored how climate change is a development agenda issue. Read more takeaways on Twitter: http://stanford.io/27zMSo9
Alan Mulally, president and chief executive officer of the Ford Motor Company, discusses the turnaround effort at Ford, which took the automaker from an annual loss of $17 billion in 2006 to its most profitable period in more than a decade. Mulally explains that leadership takes courage, to have a point of view about the future and to pursue it in the face of resistance and doubt, in service of something great. Related article: http://goo.gl/9eXZx 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 Chapters Introduction: A Leap From Airplanes To Autos http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIwz1KlKXP4#t=0m01s The Branding Of Ford: A Worldwide Venture http://www.youtube.com/watch?...
Peter Fenton, Benchmark Capital, introduces rising star Jess Lee, 1st time CEO of Polyvore. Together they explore the defining characteristics of a successful CEO within the context of determining the potential of a 1st time CEO. In this seminar, entrepreneurial leaders share lessons from real-world experiences across entrepreneurial settings. Speakers include entrepreneurs, leaders from global technology companies, venture capitalists, and best-selling authors. Half-hour talks are followed by a half hour of class interaction. Learn More: http://stanford.io/V5YQ0b
"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
Walmart CEO Doug McMillon shared how he's leading change and evolving the business of a 52 year-old company: "When making decisions, move with speed but use collective wisdom." During an interview at Stanford Graduate School of Business, McMillon also discussed the impact of globalization and culture on today’s business strategy. This video is part of a Global Speaker Series and View From The Top series co-sponsored event at Stanford Graduate School of Business.
To Rory O’Connor, the American dream means having the freedom to pursue whatever one’s dream may be. Rory always knew he would leave Ireland someday, following a national ethos of emigration. What he didn’t know, however, is that this emigration would follow being kicked out of college in Ireland. Once in Kansas City, Rory enrolled in a university again, succeeding so wholly that he received a full ride to Stanford after completing his undergrad. Now, Rory owns a successful construction company and oversaw construction of one of the greatest soccer stadiums in the world. “I think that there is a lot of opportunity here, but you have to have the drive, and ambition, and the talent,” Rory said. Rory’s happiness is found in enjoying the fruits of his labor. If he were in a different city,...
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
http://scpd.stanford.edu/coursesSeminars/seminarsAndWebinars.jsp - Every successful thing needs to be torn down and rebuilt. In more of an intimate conversation than a lecture, Huang relates his experience as an engineer, entrepreneur, and innovator. Find out how he meets the ever-constant challenge of re-invention as co-founder and CEO of NVIDIA.
Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO of General Motors, discusses how she not only wants results, but results with integrity. Read more leadership insights from the Stanford GSB View From The Top talk on Monday, May 4, 2017: http://stanford.io/22fGCxZ
On making career decisions: Look for the smartest people and do something you feel a little unprepared to do, advised Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer during her View From The Top talk at Stanford GSB on Thursday, January 26, 2017. Read more takeaways from her talk on Twitter: http://stanford.io/2kN5m0h
At the 37th annual ENCORE Award event on September 23, 2014, Stanford Graduate School of Business honored Netflix, and Netflix Founder and CEO Reed Hastings, MS '88. Reed Hastings speaks on the history of the company, the challenges they faced, and how Netflix became the innovative leader it is today.
New payment systems are not only changing the financial services landscape, but also how products and services are being bought and sold, shared Stripe CEO Patrick Collison. "Companies are looking at ways not just to charge their customers, but also to do something more sophisticated." During his visit to The Industrialist's Dilemma class on January 7, 2016, Patrick discussed the restructuring of the financial services landscape with Lecturers Robert Siegel and Aaron Levie. Read more takeaways from the talk on Twitter: http://stanford.io/indusdilemma and Medium: http://stanford.io/1NlCOB4 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:...
Dominic Barton, Global Managing Director, McKinsey & Company, highlights the five trends he sees reshaping the global economy: 1. The Great Rebalancing 2. The Productivity Imperative 3. The Global Grid 4. Pricing the Planet 5. The Market State He concludes his presentation with a discussion about the implications of being a leader in the face of these ongoing changes. Barton appeared as part of the Global Speaker Series at Stanford Graduate School of Business. Learn More About the Global Speaker Series http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/stanford-gsb-experience/academic-advantages/distinguished-speakers/global-speaker-series McKinsey & Company http://www.mckinsey.com/
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