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Each week, experienced entrepreneurs and innovators come to Stanford University to candidly share lessons they’ve learned while developing, launching and scaling disruptive ideas. The Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series is produced by Stanford eCorner during fall, winter and spring quarters.

Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Stanford eCorner

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Each week, experienced entrepreneurs and innovators come to Stanford University to candidly share lessons they’ve learned while developing, launching and scaling disruptive ideas. The Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series is produced by Stanford eCorner during fall, winter and spring quarters.

    David Allemann (On) - Exploration in Sports Technology

    David Allemann (On) - Exploration in Sports Technology

    David Allemann co-leads the Swiss sports company On, one of the fastest-growing global sports brands. He puts a special focus on product, design, marketing, and the direct-to-consumer business of On. Previously, Allemann worked at the intersection of business and creativity at McKinsey & Company, as managing director of the advertising agency Young & Rubicam, and as CMO of design brand Vitra. In this presentation, Allemann shares how he and his co-founders built their shoe company on a spirit of exploration, innovation, and positivity, and what aspiring entrepreneurs can learn from their experience.




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    • 48 min
    Ali Ghodsi (Databricks) - Lessons from a Large Founding Team

    Ali Ghodsi (Databricks) - Lessons from a Large Founding Team

    Ali Ghodsi is the CEO and co-founder of Databricks, a leader in data and AI. He pioneered the data intelligence platform built on a lakehouse architecture, revolutionizing analytics and AI for global organizations. Prior to becoming CEO, he served as the VP of engineering and product management. In this conversation with Stanford adjunct lecturer Ravi Belani, Ghodsi Shares lessons he’s learned from being one of seven co-founders at Databricks and leading a company that began with open-source software.




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    • 46 min
    Margo Georgiadis (Flagship Pioneering and Montai Health) - Deep Tech Innovation

    Margo Georgiadis (Flagship Pioneering and Montai Health) - Deep Tech Innovation

    Margo Georgiadis is a CEO-partner at Flagship Pioneering and co-founder and CEO of Montai Health, an AI platform company enabling the predictable discovery of breakthrough small molecule medicines to treat and preempt chronic disease. In these roles, Georgiadis brings extensive expertise in technological innovation and high-performance business transformation and leverages her artificial intelligence and machine learning experience to advance biotech innovation. In this presentation and conversation with Stanford adjunct lecturer Ravi Belani, Georgiadis shares frameworks that Flagship uses to develop deep tech companies and her approach to addressing the challenges of drug discovery.




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    • 49 min
    Sam Altman (OpenAI) - The Possibilities of AI

    Sam Altman (OpenAI) - The Possibilities of AI

    Sam Altman is the co-founder and CEO of OpenAI, the AI research and deployment company behind ChatGPT and DALL-E. Altman was president of the early-stage startup accelerator Y Combinator from 2014 to 2019. In 2015, he co-founded OpenAI as a nonprofit research lab with the mission to build general-purpose artificial intelligence that benefits all humanity. In this conversation with Stanford adjunct lecturer Ravi Belani, Altman gives advice for aspiring AI entrepreneurs and shares his insights about the opportunities and risks of AI tools and artificial general intelligence.




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    Stanford eCorner content is produced by the Stanford Technology Ventures Program. At STVP, we empower aspiring entrepreneurs to become global citizens who create and scale responsible innovations.




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    • 45 min
    Qasar Younis (Applied Intuition) - Radically Pragmatic Insights

    Qasar Younis (Applied Intuition) - Radically Pragmatic Insights

    Qasar Younis is the co-founder and CEO of Applied Intuition, which creates software solutions to help automakers, Tier 1 suppliers, and companies in the trucking, construction, and agriculture industries transition to next-generation vehicles. Before founding Applied Intuition, Younis was a partner and COO of Y Combinator. In this conversation with Stanford adjunct lecturer Ravi Belani, Younis gives practical advice for aspiring entrepreneurs, especially students, and shares insights he’s gathered from his experience as an investor and founder.




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    Stanford eCorner content is produced by the Stanford Technology Ventures Program. At STVP, we empower aspiring entrepreneurs to become global citizens who create and scale responsible innovations.




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    • 44 min
    Sharon Prince (Grace Farms Foundation) - Designing From Values

    Sharon Prince (Grace Farms Foundation) - Designing From Values

    Sharon Prince is the CEO and founder of Grace Farms Foundation, a new kind of boundary-defying public space in New Canaan, Connecticut, that has become widely known as a global humanitarian and cultural center. Grace Farms is the platform for the Foundation and its interdisciplinary humanitarian mission to pursue peace through nature, arts, justice, community, faith, and Design for Freedom, a global new movement to eliminate forced labor from the building materials supply chain. In this presentation, Prince explains the origin and possibilities of the Design for Freedom movement and shares how she designed Grace Farms to embody her vision and values.




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    Stanford eCorner content is produced by the Stanford Technology Ventures Program. At STVP, we empower aspiring entrepreneurs to become global citizens who create and scale responsible innovations.




    CONNECT WITH US

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/ECorner 

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    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StanfordTechnologyVenturesProgram/ 

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    LEARN MORE

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    • 50 min

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702 Ratings

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The Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series is a beacon of wisdom and inspiration for anyone venturing into the world of entrepreneurship. Each episode features seasoned entrepreneurs and innovators who generously share their invaluable lessons and insights gained from navigating the complex landscape of startups. From the development stage to scaling disruptive ideas, these candid conversations offer a roadmap for success, peppered with real-world experiences and actionable advice. Whether you're a budding entrepreneur or a seasoned business leader, this series is a goldmine of knowledge!

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Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders has quickly become a favorite in my feed! I'm consistently impressed by the engaging conversations, insightful content, and actionable ideas. I truly learn something every time I listen!

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Low on substance, high on ideology. Like HBR this podcast has gone woke.

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