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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
"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 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
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
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
"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
“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
Citi CEO Vikram Pandit discusses the financial crisis, leading complex organizations, and the future of banking at the Stanford Graduate School of Business in an interview for "View from the Top" with MBA student Derek Kan. View other Citi videos: http://www.youtube.com/citi Read our Blog: http://blog.citigroup.com Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/citi Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/citi Follow us on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/citi
To a packed audience of students, faculty, and Ferrari enthusiasts, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, chairman of the Italian sports car manufacturer, spoke at Stanford Graduate School of Business on April 24, 2012, as part of the View From The Top speaker series. He shared with the audience his leadership style and what it takes to lead an international luxury brand. He ended his talk stating, "I'm not here to sell, but I'm here to help you dream." 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
"The same principles apply as a basketball player and a CEO: focus, strategy, discipline." During his View From The Top talk on October 5, 2015, Earvin "Magic" Johnson shared business, career, and life advice for Stanford GSB students. “Never let anybody define who you are and who you can become.” Read more insights on Twitter: http://stanford.io/1Nk3k3W
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
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
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
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,...
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
Former chairman of General Electric tells audience to foster honest feedback: "If you reward candor, you'll get it." Recorded: April 27, 2005 All videos from the View from the Top speaker series: http://www.youtube.com/course?list=EC5C14B375A7F2FEA8
"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
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.
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
Related Story: http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/news/headlines/Zappos_10_15.html Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh offers a compelling account of his transformation from callow Harvard student entrepreneur through his years as a dot-com wunderkind to the creator of a formidable brand. Zappos.com, Inc.: www.zappos.com Designing Happiness, MKT 555 media: http://faculty-gsb.stanford.edu/aaker/pages/Designing_Happiness_media.html Center for Social Innovation podcast: http://sic.conversationsnetwork.org/ Stanford University's Entrepreneurship Corner: http://ecorner.stanford.edu/
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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.