Redwood City Speaker Series

This is one event in a multiyear speaker series that is part of a continuing relationship between Redwood City, California, and Stanford GSB Executive Education.

Upcoming Event

Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer – “Power: How Some People Have it-And Others Don’t”

Book signing to take place after the author’s talk. Books will be available for purchase at the event.

Date February 9, 2017

5:30 – 7:00pm
Doors open at 5:00 and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Cost Free and open to the community.
Location Fox Theatre
2215 Broadway St.
Redwood City, CA 94063
About the Speaker
Jeffrey Pfeffer
Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior
Jeffrey Pfeffer has taught Stanford Graduate School of Business where he has taught since 1979 and is the author or co-author of 14 books on topics including power in organizations, managing people, evidence-based management, and The Knowing-Doing Gap. His latest book, Leadership B.S.: Fixing Workplaces and Careers One Truth at a Time, was published in September, 2015. Author of more than 150 articles and book chapters, Pfeffer has won numerous awards for his scholarly research, including an Honorary Doctorate from Tilburg University in The Netherlands.

Pfeffer has taught seminars in 39 countries and has been a visiting professor at Harvard Business School, London Business School, Singapore Management University, and IESE in Barcelona. Prior to joining Stanford, he was on the faculty at the business schools at the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Illinois. Pfeffer has served on the board of directors of several human capital software companies as well as other public and private company and nonprofit boards.

Previous Speakers

Sep 2016 Julie Lythcott-Haims
Oct 2015 Margaret Neale, Adams Distinguished Professor of Management, Stanford GSB
Mar 2015 David Kelley, founder of IDEO, and founder of the Stanford
Oct 2014
  • JB Straubel, co-founder and CTO, Tesla Motors
  • James Tynan, community and partnerships lead, Khan Academy
  • Tara VanDerveer, director of women’s basketball, Stanford University