Mike Volpi

Mike Volpi
Lecturer
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MikeVolpi

Academic Degrees

  • MBA, Stanford GSB, 1994
  • MS, Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Stanford University, 1989
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 1988

Academic Appointments

  • Lecturer, Stanford GSB

Professional Experience

  • General Partner, Index Ventures, 2009-present
  • Member, Board of Directors, Pure Storage, 2012-present
  • Board of Directors, Hortonworks, 2011-present
  • Member, Board of Directors, Wealthfront Inc., 2013-present
  • Member, Board of Directors, SoundCloud, 2010-present
  • Member, Board of Directors, Sonos, Inc., 2010-present
  • Member, Board of Directors, Elasticsearch, 2013-present
  • Member, Board of Directors, Cockroach Labs, 2016-present
  • Member, Board of Directors Interana, 2014-present
  • Member, Board of Directors, Big Switch Networks, 2010-present
  • Member, Board of DIrectors, Lookout, 2010-present
  • Member, Board of Directors, Zuora, 2011-present
  • Member, Board of Directors, EXOR SPA, 2012-present
  • Member, Board of Director, Path, 2010-present
  • Member, Board of Directors, Ericsson, 2010-13
  • Member, Board of Directors, StorSimple [MSFT], 2009-12
  • Member, Board of Directors, Cloud.com [Citrix], 2010-11
  • CEO, Joost, 2007-09
  • Member, Board of Directors, Opsware, 2002-07
  • Senior Vice President & GM, Routing and Service Provider Group ,Cisco Systems, 2001-07
  • Board Director, Equinix, 1998-2001
  • Chief Strategy Officer, Cisco Systems, 1994-2000
  • Product Development Engineer, Hewlett-Packard, 1989-92

Teaching

Degree Courses

2018-19

This course examines how companies innovate after the success of their first product, and why non-founder led companies are often less successful at this than founder led companies. We focus on how non-founder CEOs can drive more innovation while...

2017-18

This course examines how companies innovate after the success of their first product, and why non-founder led companies are often less successful at this than founder led companies. We focus on how non-founder CEOs can drive more innovation while...

Stanford Case Studies