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.

Joel Peterson – The 10 Laws of Trust

Can trust make us better leaders? Can we learn to trust better? Yes to both, says Joel Peterson, chairman of JetBlue Airways and author of The 10 Laws of Trust: Building the Bonds that Make a Business Great. According to Joel, trust is the cornerstone of all business, and certain guidelines can help us both build trust and trust others more effectively. Discover how to build trust strategically in new relationships, the three conditions that trust requires, and why the best leaders are the most trusting ones.

Speaker Joel Peterson, Chairman of the Board, JetBlue Airways
Date February 8, 2018

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

Cost Free and open to the community.
Location Fox Theater
2209 Broadway St.
Redwood City, CA 94063

About the Speaker

In addition to being Chairman of JetBlue and Founding Partner of Peterson Partners, a Salt Lake City-based investment management firm, Joel is on the faculty at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. He has been teaching courses in real estate investment, entrepreneurship, and leadership since 1992. Joel formerly served as Chief Executive Officer of Trammell Crow Company, then the world’s largest private commercial real estate development firm. Joel earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and received his Bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University.

Previous Speakers

Nov 2017 Andy Papathanassiou, Director of Human Performance at Hendrick Motorsports
Feb 2017 Jeffrey Pfeffer, Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior, Stanford GSB
Sep 2016 Julie Lythcott-Haims
Oct 2015 Margaret Neale, Adams Distinguished Professor of Management, Stanford GSB
Mar 2015 David Kelley, founder of IDEO and 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