The Innovative Technology Leader

The Innovative Technology Leader

Explore the intersection of innovation, technology, and business, and learn to drive strategic change across your organization.

Live Online Program

Our faculty and staff are excited to offer this live online program, packed with engaging and interactive learning experiences. Through live sessions, group-based exercises, and application exercises, participants will have the unique opportunity to engage with faculty virtually in real-time.

We are living through a tremendous inflection point in history. Explore rapidly accelerating trends in innovation and technology and their implications for you as a technology leader. Recognize and seize your opportunity to write the playbook for the new normal.

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Strategy. Innovation. Leadership. Today’s technology leaders need skills in all three areas. In a time of unprecedented change, the key to success is learning how to keep pace on a global scale, to innovate, and to nurture and develop value-creating ideas across your organization

Over the course of three weeks, you’ll work with Stanford GSB faculty and peers from around the globe to learn how to anticipate and respond to the complex and rapidly changing issues in the world of information technology. Experience design thinking as you apply this human-centered, prototype-driven process to your own business practice and personal leadership style.

Uncover the subtle and often-unseen dynamics underlying technology trends. Learn how to recognize the key drivers of innovation and understand the critical role of effective leadership.

Tailored to the complex and changing role of the technology leader, this unique program combines faculty-led learning, Silicon Valley speakers, and applied design thinking to teach strategy, innovation, and leadership.

Key Benefits

Acquire data, tools, and techniques to drive change and leverage technology across your organization.
  • Acquire data, tools, and techniques to drive change and leverage technology across your organization.
  • Explore how current technology trends in cloud computing, mobile devices, social media tools, and other areas are driving global growth.
  • Leverage technology changes for competitive advantage in an uncertain future.
  • Observe and understand the needs of users and customers through design thinking principles.
  • Strategize about how to create a culture to support innovation.
  • Recognize ways to build personal power and influence in your organization.

Who Should Attend

  • Senior-level technology executives with at least 10 to 15 years of management experience
  • Executives with responsibility for building and deploying technology to serve their enterprises
  • Examples of appropriate titles: chief information officer, chief technology officer, chief marketing officer, vice president of information technology, and vice president of product development

Summer 2020|10 Aug 2020 – 28 Aug 2020

Format

Live Online
Part-time

Qualified candidates are admitted on a rolling, space-available basis. Early applications are encouraged.

Deadline

27 Jul 2020

Program Fee

US $9,800

Payment is due upon admission. Your space is secured upon receipt of full payment.

Awarded

Certificate of completion

Contact

Angel Dodson
Associate Director, Programs
Executive Education
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Learn how this program will help you both anticipate and respond to the complex and rapidly changing issues in the world of information technology.

Learn More About the Program

Curriculum

Explore our carefully designed curriculum, and go deeper with select course descriptions or a sample schedule.

Application Requirements

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Participant Profile

Learn more about our past participants, and find out if the program is right for you.

Faculty Leadership

Baba Shiv
  • Co-Director, The Emerging CMO: Strategic Marketing Leadership
  • Co-Director, Innovative Product Leadership: The Emerging Chief Product Officer
  • Director, The Innovative Technology Leader
  • Co-Director, Stanford Embark
  • Director, Stanford Go-to-Market – Mexico City

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