At the GSB’s 2012 Conference on Entrepreneurship, executives from three startups explore the rise of big data, the size of the opportunity, and the economic value of personal data.
Professor David Brady explained to an alumni audience how the “Guns and Butter” model of predicting elections tells just part of the story.
Sustainable farming requires growing enough product to sell at a reasonable price in reachable markets. Entrepreneur Laurent Demuynck hopes to increase the yield of mushrooms for Rwandan farmers, thereby making this nutritious, but currently expensive, food a staple in the country.
An investment banker looks to build a sustainable model for alleviating poverty in a Middle East village.
Retired four-star general Stanley McChrystal says strong leaders should build relationships with those above and below them in their organizations, own up to team mistakes, and learn how to motivate those over whom they have no formal authority.
Kleiner Perkins’ Chi-Hua Chien discusses Facebook, the future of mobile, and the one-and-only reason to start a new company.
Media Entrepreneurs Discuss Speed, Subscription Models, and the Wall Between Advertising and Editorial
YouTube tutor Salman Khan tells how his commitment to help a cousin with a difficult math lesson led not just to a successful, free, online tutoring service but to an organization whose educational mission attracts highly-productive workers without exorbitant pay packages.
Stick to your core beliefs when confronted with unanticipated moments of crisis, and build a team that can help you effectively confront difficult challenges, advised former Colombian President Álvaro Uribe.
Steven A. Denning, MBA '78, who has been a member of the board since 2004, served as co-chair of The Stanford Challenge, the recently concluded campaign that raised $6.2 billion.