Organizations

Catalina Girald
Catalina Girald is founder and CEO of Naja, a San Francisco-based lingerie company that launched in December 2013 and aims to create luxe-looking undergarments for women at mass-market prices. Girald launched Naja with $100,000 and says her lingerie is for “women who aren’t afraid to speak their...
Brian Spaly
Brian Spaly is a serial entrepreneur who has founded two companies that sell clothing to men. With Andy Dunn in 2007, he co-founded Bonobos, a New York-based men’s apparel company that is best known for the flattering fit of its pants. Company lore says he sewed the prototype pants in...
Caroline Hu Flexer
Caroline Hu Flexer is the CEO and cofounder of Duck Duck Moose, a 16-person company based in San Mateo, Calif., that makes educational mobile games for children, including apps that let kids drive a fire truck, create an animated comic book, or interact with the infamous “wheels on the bus.”...
Phil Knight
Nike Cofounder and Chairman Phil Knight, who graduated from Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1962 and subsequently transformed an entire industry, will address Stanford GSB students during their 2014 graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 14. Stanford GSB’s alumni speaker program was...
Michelle Obama promoted study abroad programs during a speech at the Stanford Center at Peking University in Beijing on Saturday, then encouraged Stanford and local high school students sitting in Palo Alto to be "citizen diplomats" during a high-tech videoconference. In her remarks before the...
John Crean
John Crean is the CEO of Sonoma Creamery, which makes a variety of cheeses and cheese snacks under the Sonoma Jack, Sonoma Creamery, and Mr. Cheese O’s labels. Crean led an investor group that bought the company, which was founded in 1931, two years ago. He also co-founded Winery Exchange, which...
Santiago, Chile skyline
This August, Stanford Graduate School of Business will launch its first Stanford Ignite certificate program in innovation and entrepreneurship in Latin America. Stanford Ignite-Santiago is now accepting applications for its new part-time program that will run over seven 3-day weekends from August...
Stanford Engineering Professor Tom Byers
Entrepreneurship drives the success of business, education, nonprofits and government. What are the key ingredients that drive success in entrepreneurial organizations? How do entrepreneurs capitalize on new ideas and bring them to market? Cultivating the Entrepreneurial Mindset, a new Stanford...

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