Meet the Stanford GSB Alumni Disrupting Industries across the World

These young entrepreneurs are Forbes 30 Under 30 2019 honorees.

April 16, 2019

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Students walking in front of Stanford GSB campus. Credit: Elena Zhukova

Eight Stanford GSB graduates made the Forbes 30 Under 30 | Elena Zhukova

Forbes recently published their annual 30 Under 30 lists honoring young professionals who are taking bold risks to change industries across the world.

Stanford GSB is proud to recognize the efforts of eight alumni who are making an impact in consumer technology, energy, social entrepreneurship, sports, and venture capital. These recent graduates are featured among 600 entrepreneurs in 20 industries across the United States and Canada.

Consumer Technology

Siqi Mou, MBA ’16

Cofounder and CEO, HelloAva

Energy

Apoorv Bhargava, MBA ’17

Cofounder and CEO, Weave Grid

Timothy Latimer, MBA ’17

Cofounder, Fervo Energy

Social Entrepreneurs

Jenna Nicholas, MBA ’17

CEO, Impact Experience

Jennifer Xia, MBA ’18

Cofounder and Co-CEO, FreeWill

Sports

Charlie Olson, MBA ‘17

Cofounder and CEO, Pando

Eric Lax, MBA ’18

Cofounder, Pando

Venture Capital

Laura Chau, MBA ’18

Principal, Canaan Partners

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