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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...
There’s so much value to be created in large organizations if you’re willing to take risks. "Have a startup mentality," shared American Airlines Group CEO and Chairman Doug Parker. During his View From The Top Talk at Stanford GSB on Thursday, January 21, 2016, Parker also emphasized the importance of building relationships and treating everyone with respect and dignity. Read more of his leadership insights on Twitter: http://stanford.io/1SbBreO
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
"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
“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 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.
Ken Chenault, CEO of American Express, discusses his leadership challenges and the reasons for American Express' many successes with a student audience at Stanford Graduate School of Business. 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
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
As part of the Stanford GSB View From The Top series, Dick Kovacevich, chairman of Wells Fargo, reflects on the lessons he has learned in the 40 years since he left business school. He also describes the management principles that he has used to guide Wells Fargo up to and through the financial crisis. (Recorded: Nov. 5, 2009) 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
“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
The healthcare industry in the United States is moving from one that previously focused on "fixing things that were broken" toward one where a person's ongoing health is becoming a key part of the relationship between patient and physician, shared Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson. Approximately 75% of US healthcare spending today is focused on 20% of the population, and 90% of that 75% is focused on the last 12-18 months of a person's life. "We are in the midst of the most massive amount of change I have ever seen in my career in healthcare." During his visit to The Industrialist's Dilemma class on February 11, 2016, Bernard discussed with Lecturers Robert Siegel and Aaron Levie how Kaiser Permanente and the entire industry is attempting to bring new ideas, new people and new technol...
This is session 18 of Technology-enabled Blitzscaling, a Stanford University class taught by Reid Hoffman, John Lilly, Allen Blue, and Chris Yeh. This class features Reed Hoffman interviewing **Brian Chesky**, the Co-Founder and CEO of Airbnb.
"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