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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...
“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
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
Jamie Dimon, the Chairman, President, and CEO of JP Morgan Chase, joined us for the inaugural session of the 2017 - 2018 View From The Top speaker series. Dimon discussed topics ranging from the dangers of bureaucracy to the validity of Bitcoin, to how dangerous a temper can be in the business world. When asked how he ensures a fair and equal workplace, he said, “When you have an environment of trust and respect, people can shine. Go out of your way to make everyone accepted and you’ll build a great company.
"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
During a student-led interview at Stanford Graduate School of Business, Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Renault-Nissan Alliance, discusses his experience leading this global automobile alliance and its subsequent innovations. 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
“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
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
Carlos Brito, CEO of Anheuser-Busch InBev, discusses how leaders and high performance culture connect. 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
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
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's father thought he was "nuts" to tie his fortune to high tech. Recorded: March 15, 2007 All videos from the View from the Top speaker series: http://www.youtube.com/course?list=EC5C14B375A7F2FEA8
"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
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,...
During his Stanford GSB Global Speaker Series talk on Friday, February 17, 2017, Ben & Jerry's CEO Jostein Solheim discussed the power of empathy, values, and passion in business. Read more takeaways on Twitter: http://stanford.io/2lsJ5sx
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.
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
"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
Debra Lee, Chairman and CEO of Black Entertainment Television, talks about the challenges and successes of her role. Read more leadership insights from the Stanford GSB View From The Top talk on Friday, February 24, 2017: http://stanford.io/2l5xtfG
"You have to be known for high integrity – doing what you say, saying what you mean," emphasized HP Chairman, President, & CEO Meg Whitman. During her View From The Top talk at Stanford GSB on April 6, 2015, Whitman shared leadership lessons and offered career advice. Read more takeaways: http://stanford.io/1y8McHC
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.
Mickey Drexler, CEO and Chairman of J Crew discusses his views on the value of an MBA, leadership succession, consumer research, and motivating people. He spoke at Stanford Graduate School of Business as part of the View From The Top speakers series. 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
During his View From The Top talk, Chamath Palihapitiya, founder and CEO of Social Capital, discussed how money is an instrument of change which should be used to make the world a better place. “Money drives the world for better or for worse. Money is going to be made and allocated – you have a moral imperative to get it and then use it to make a difference.“
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