Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders

By Stanford eCorner

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.

  1. 1.
    David Rogier (MasterClass) - Finding the Right Motivation
    50:33
  2. 2.
    Vlad Tenev (Robinhood) - Weathering a Storm
    48:51
  3. 3.
    Stephanie Lampkin (Blendoor) - Data-Powered Diversity
    45:10
  4. 4.
    Tony Mugavero (Rad) - Hype vs. Reality in VR
    49:07
  5. 5.
    Alyssa Ravasio (Hipcamp) - A New Approach to the Great Outdoors
    50:13
  6. 6.
    2020 Insight: Start with Just One Thing
    6:18
  7. 7.
    2020 Insight: Connecting the Dots
    4:43
  8. 8.
    2020 Insight: A Lens of Racial Equity
    5:10
  1. 9.
    2020 Insight: Infusing Decisions with Principles
    6:16
  2. 10.
    2020 Insight: Innovating at a Distance
    7:27
  3. 11.
    Sarah Friar (Nextdoor) - Building Better Online Communities
    45:48
  4. 12.
    Ravi Mhatre (Lightspeed Venture Partners) - The Language of Technology
    41:43
  5. 13.
    Jessica Norwood (RUNWAY) and Rodney Sampson (OHUB) - Entrepreneurship and Racial Justice
    49:16
  6. 14.
    Eric Yuan (Zoom) and Santi Subotovksy (Emergence Capital) - Winning a Crowded Market
    48:18
  7. 15.
    Sylvia Acevedo (Path to the Stars) - Perseverance Creates Opportunity
    47:23
  8. 16.
    George Scangos (Vir Biotechnology) - Making a Difference in Biotech
    43:41
  9. 17.
    Delane Parnell (PlayVS) - Extreme Focus
    45:26
  10. 18.
    Shellye Archambeau (Verizon) - Taking Risks and Breaking Barriers
    46:12
  11. 19.
    Adam Pisoni (Abl) - Innovating for Equity
    48:28
  12. 20.
    Ann Miura-Ko (Floodgate) - Disruption and Abundance
    49:13
  13. 21.
    Michael Tubbs (City of Stockton) - Change Moves at the Speed of Trust
    43:43
  14. 22.
    Kevin Weil (Novi) - Improving Product Design
    47:03
  15. 23.
    Amy Chang (Cisco) - Networking with Curiosity
    43:20
  16. 24.
    Debbie Sterling (GoldieBlox) - Empowering Girls with STEM
    46:42
  17. 25.
    Jeff Seibert (Digits) - Making Remote Work Better
    48:19
  18. 26.
    Bonny Simi (JetBlue Technology Ventures) - Cultivate Creativity and Courage
    47:35
  19. 27.
    Beverly Parenti & Chris Redlitz (The Last Mile) and Ray Harts (Healthy Hearts Institute) - Growing a Social Venture
    47:41
  20. 28.
    Joe DeSimone (Carbon) - The Case for Convergence
    47:33
  21. 29.
    Julie Zhuo (Inspirit) - How to Learn from Users
    46:09
  22. 30.
    Kevin Systrom (Instagram) - How Instagram Scaled
    47:04
  23. 31.
    Alexi Robichaux (BetterUp) - Uncompromising Values
    51:03
  24. 32.
    Ethan Brown (Beyond Meat) - Reimagining Meat
    50:59
  25. 33.
    Andy Karsner (X) - Designing for Natural Security
    47:44
  26. 34.
    Joseph Tsai (Alibaba Group) - From Alibaba to the NBA
    46:38
  27. 35.
    Amy Francetic (Buoyant Ventures) - The Evolution of Clean Tech Investing
    49:30
  28. 36.
    Heidi Roizen (Threshold Ventures) - Leadership in a Crisis
    45:32
  29. 37.
    Annie Kadavy (Redpoint Ventures) - Venture Capital Decisionmaking
    44:14
  30. 38.
    Ravi Belani (Stanford University) - Building Billion Dollar Businesses
    43:24
  31. 39.
    Mark Gainey (Strava) - How Strava Found its Niche
    49:15
  32. 40.
    Mar Hershenson (Pear VC) - Strategies for Student Entrepreneurs
    46:59
  33. 41.
    Omar Tawakol (Voicea) - The Future of Voice
    48:21
  34. 42.
    Kate Rosenbluth (Cala Health) - A Needs-Based Innovation Framework
    49:25
  35. 43.
    Kulveer Taggar (Zeus Living) - Scaling with Purpose
    51:15
  36. 44.
    Melinda Thomas (Octave Bioscience) - The Courage to Begin
    42:33
  37. 45.
    Sam Yam (Patreon) - Surviving the Startup Grind
    45:58
  38. 46.
    Designing the Life You Really Want - From the ETL Archive
    1:00:35
  39. 47.
    Laura Gomez (Atipica) - The Need for Inclusive AI
    42:44
  40. 48.
    Reversing Poverty By Giving People Work - From the ETL Archive
    55:08
  41. 49.
    Arlan Hamilton (Backstage Capital) - Underestimated
    47:41
  42. 50.
    Aileen Lee (Cowboy Ventures) - Unicorn Lessons
    42:51

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