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Stanford Pathfinders features engaging dialogue with some of Stanford’s most accomplished alumni. Hosted by Howard Wolf, vice president for alumni affairs at Stanford University and president of the Stanford Alumni Association, this podcast provides a special opportunity for Stanford stalwarts to share their insights and experiences as leaders in politics, entertainment, sports, technology and more.

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    • Education
    • 4.8 • 16 Ratings

Stanford Pathfinders features engaging dialogue with some of Stanford’s most accomplished alumni. Hosted by Howard Wolf, vice president for alumni affairs at Stanford University and president of the Stanford Alumni Association, this podcast provides a special opportunity for Stanford stalwarts to share their insights and experiences as leaders in politics, entertainment, sports, technology and more.

    Decentralizing and Democratizing the Web with Alan Chiu

    Decentralizing and Democratizing the Web with Alan Chiu

    Investor, founder, entrepreneur, and visionary Alan Chiu, MS ’11, demystifies the emerging worlds of blockchain, cryptocurrency, and Web3. He discusses his two companies, Boba Network and Enya, and what his more than 20 years of experience building and investing in enterprise start-ups has taught him about the future of the web.

    • 28 min
    Founder-Friendly FinTech with Raven Jiang

    Founder-Friendly FinTech with Raven Jiang

    Raven Jiang, ’15, MBA ’21, explains his full-service finance platform for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) start-ups, Arc. Born during the COVID-19 lockdown, Arc is the brainchild of Jiang and two MBA classmates. Their mission is to make the barrier of startup funding a non-issue for SaaS founders.

    • 28 min
    Mission to Move Others with Dr. Trina Wiggins

    Mission to Move Others with Dr. Trina Wiggins

    Trina Wiggins, MD, ’82, discusses her mission to help people take the short, simple steps that can move them toward a healthier lifestyle. Dr. Wiggins is a Renaissance woman of health and wellness. She is a pediatrician, CEO and founder of a fitness and nutrition program for children, author, professional speaker, wellness coach, and a Miss Fitness competitor and winner many times over.

    • 27 min
    An “Open” Approach to Well-being with Peter Tseng

    An “Open” Approach to Well-being with Peter Tseng

    Peter Tseng, ’14, discusses Open, the company he co-founded to broaden our understanding and practice of mindfulness. By incorporating, music, movement and community into a space that still feels isolating and opaque to many, Tseng aims to create an accessible future of well-being programs and practices.

    • 27 min
    Preventing Chronic Disease with Casey Means

    Preventing Chronic Disease with Casey Means

    Dr. Casey Means, ’09, MD ’14, discusses her metabolic health company, Levels, and her mission to reverse the epidemic of preventable chronic disease. She explains how tech-enabled tools can empower individuals to create sustainable, smart, and custom lifestyle plans.

    • 27 min
    The Journey to Meaningful Work with Shiza Shahid

    The Journey to Meaningful Work with Shiza Shahid

    Highly accomplished Renaissance woman Shiza Shahid, ’11, discusses co-founding Malala Fund, creating and funding mission-driven start-ups, her childhood in Pakistan, and everything that’s led to a life of world-changing work. In addition to being the mind behind enterprises such as NOW Ventures and Our Place, Shahid has appeared on 30 Under 30 lists in both Time and Forbes.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

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Howard Wolf

Howard does a wonderful job. His questions are in-depth and thoughtful. His guests seem to enjoy their time with him and I as a frequent listener enjoy the time spent.

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Mr. Wolf asks great questions and gives the guest room to talk. Fascinating assortment of guests too.

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