Kevin M. Taweel

Kevin M. Taweel
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Teaching Statement

Kevin Taweel co-teaches S355 “Managing Growing Enterprises” with Jim Ellis, who is a lecturer in Management at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Kevin has participated as a guest speaker/lecturer in this course for the past ten years. Kevin brings with him fifteen years of entrepreneurial experience as CEO of Asurion, a leading technology protection company. He shares and instills in his students professional practices and design principles to create core values essential in establishing and managing growing businesses.


Kevin Taweel is CEO of Asurion. Since co-founding Asurion in 1994, the company has grown from a small 40 person operation to become the leading global provider of technology protection products with over 10,000 employees worldwide, partnering with many of the world’s top companies and brands. Prior to founding Asurion, Kevin served as Chairman of Mill River Corporation, an investment company. He also worked with many Fortune 500 companies to develop and execute corporate strategies and financial plans while working in Mergers & Acquisitions for the investment bank Salomon Brothers.

Kevin earned an MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, and he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University. Kevin currently serves on the board of ResponseLink. Kevin is also a former recipient of the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.


Degree Courses


This case-based course is offered for students who want to refine their ability to manage challenging professional conversations. The class, which is limited to 32 students, will focus on the preparation for and execution of role-played dialogue...


This course is offered for students who, in the near term, aspire to the management and full or partial ownership of a new or newly-acquired business. The seminar, which is limited to 45 students, has a strong implementation focus, and deals in...

Stanford Case Studies

Smith & Company, The Bob Martin Vignettes | E443
R. Ellis, Arar Han, Kevin Taweel2012
New England Monthly | E4
Harold Grousbeck, Kevin Taweel2002
Emergency Roadside Assistance | E21
Lauren Dutton, Jim Ellis, H. Grousbeck, Kevin Taweel1995
Figueroa @ Wilshire | RE127
Joel C. Peterson, Kevin Taweel1993
Fresh Choice | E8
Harold Grousbeck, Kevin Taweel1993
Gilead Sciences | E9
William Lazier, Kevin Taweel, John Glynn Jr.1993
Precision Printing | E5
Harold Grousbeck, Kevin Taweel1993

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