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Prominent leaders from around the world join MBA students for a conversation on effective leadership, core values, and lessons learned throughout their career. View From The Top, the podcast, is based on the dean’s speaker series at Stanford Graduate School of Business.
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"You can learn how something can be done and then go back to first principles and ask yourself, 'Given the conditions today, given my motivation, given the instruments, the tools, given how things have changed, how would I redo this? How would I reinvent this whole thing?" Jensen Huang, founder and CEO of NVIDIA, started his career washing dishes a…
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"My first piece of advice is only take the role if you are really interested in it. Startups are hard," says Aicha Evans, CEO of Zoox. "And when it's tough, you find a way, you make a way, you back up the boat, you reassess, you pivot. And so if you don't have that irrational belief and pull, don't do it." Aicha Evans took the role of CEO at autono…
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"The secret sauce of being a successful creator on the platform is just being true to yourself. And that sounds sort of very cliché, but I wish somebody had given me that advice early in my career because nothing rings more true." Neal Mohan, MBA ’05 and the CEO of YouTube, visited the Stanford campus as part of View From The Top. Mohan sat down wi…
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“In companies, you don’t want just the product team thinking about the product; the finance team thinking about finance ... You want everyone all the time feeling like they’re an owner, and they can have a point of view on any part of the company.” In this View From The Top interview, Sarah Friar, MBA ’00, CEO of Nextdoor, sits down with Zack Doher…
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"I've seen unbelievable change happen in places that the world sees as not investible. Part of storytelling is doing the work of investing so that people can tell their own stories because of the changes they've made." In 1986 Jacqueline Novogratz quit her job on Wall Street and moved to Rwanda to help open the country's first microfinance institut…
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"Now also in that meeting, I asked her, 'Could you introduce me to a few of your friends? I’d love to meet with them and talk about this idea.' Because every meeting has to get you to three other meetings. Never leave a meeting with someone without asking them for that introduction." In this View From The Top interview, Rent the Runway founder and …
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“If you can create unreasonable expectations, people amaze you with their creativity.” In this View From The Top interview, Shantanu Narayen, Chairman and CEO of Adobe, spoke with Sankalp Banerjee, MBA ’23, about his personal evolution as a leader, including the last 16 years as CEO. Narayen discussed the importance of innovative thinking across mu…
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In April and March of 2020, as shelter-in-place mandates swept the globe and travel halted, bookings on Airbnb plummeted. With an 80% revenue loss, the company had to lay off nearly a quarter of its workforce. "When you’re our size, and the business drops by 80 percent in eight weeks, it's is like being in an 18-wheeler going 80 miles-an-hour, and …
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“You know what kind of culture you have by how your employees are feeling on Sunday night when they think about getting ready to go back to work on Monday morning.” When Cynt Marshall was hired as the CEO of the Dallas Mavericks in 2018, she presented her vision: that the organization would become a global standard for inclusion and diversity. “I t…
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"For me, the thing that stood out was my difference. I wasn’t chasing the thing that others were chasing. I was chasing the things that lived with my values." In this View From The Top interview, Tristan Walker MBA ’10, founder and CEO of Walker & Company, sits down with James Yan, MBA '23, to talk about his journey from Stanford GSB to entrepreneu…
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"If you want to build the future, don't look to the future. Look to something that's in the corner in the present." In this episode of View From The Top, the podcast, Andy Dunn MBA ’07, founder and CEO of Bonobos, sits down with Cyerra Holmes, MBA '23, to talk about his journey building a clothing company while a student at Stanford GSB. He also sh…
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"My number one priority is to make sure Zoom employees are happy. I believe if you have happy employees, you’re going to have happy customers." Eric Yuan, SEP '06, founded Zoom in 2011 to "deliver happiness and bring people together" in a frictionless video environment. In 2019, Eric led Zoom to one of the highest-performing tech IPOs of the year. …
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"Entrepreneurship is in my DNA. In my own life journey, I've come to appreciate the significance of entrepreneurship in transforming communities, in transforming countries, societies, and humanity." Tony Elumelu, a Nigerian businessman, billionaire, philanthropist, and champion of African entrepreneurs, is a steadfast believer that the private sect…
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"Figure out what the big moments where you can bring your teams together are. It cures a lot of ills. It really helps with morale. It's incredible for team building." In this episode of View From The Top, the podcast, Gwynne Shotwell, the president and COO of SpaceX, sits down with Christopher Stromeyer, MBA '22, to discuss risk-taking, feedback, a…
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Alexandra Eitel, MBA ’22, sits down with Anne Wojcicki, co-founder and CEO of 23andMe to discuss breaking down inequality through genetics and how leaders should build trust by being unabashedly honest. “The guiding principle for 23andMe is transparency and choice. It’s the choice whether you want to get your genetic information, the choice if you …
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"You have to encourage innovation. Companies become more conservative in decision making as you grow...be okay with failure and reward effort, not outcomes." In this episode of View From The Top, the podcast, CEO of Google and Alphabet, Sundar Pichai, speaks to Archana Sohmshetty, MBA '22, about the impact of access to technology, humanity's challe…
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"If you talk about and comment on everything, your voice becomes background noise ... It's important [for brands] to be clear what matters most to us and why. What's our purpose? Why do we exist?" In this episode of View From The Top, the podcast, Dara Treseder, MBA '14, Peloton's global head of marketing, communications, and membership discusses h…
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When David Vélez, MBA '12, moved to Brazil in 2008 to open a regional office for a private equity fund, he didn’t expect one of his biggest challenges to be getting a bank account. The process took five months. Five years later, he was in São Paulo after working as a partner for Sequoia Capital, a venture firm, and has just graduated from Stanford …
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“You have to be very humble if you want to be an entrepreneur…know what you know and know what you don’t know.” In this episode of View From The Top, the podcast, Jessica Alba, founder of The Honest Company, sits down with Alexandra Eitel, MBA '22 to discuss how entrepreneurs have to trust their gut. View From the Top is drawn from the dean’s speak…
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"People will give you credit, but 99% of it is not you,” said Hamdi Ulukaya, CEO of Chobani, in a View From The Top interview on campus. “It's the environment that you created.” Interviewed by Alexandra Eitel, MBA ’22, Ulukaya also discussed how businesses can benefit from hiring and training refugees in their community. "Refugees can come into soc…
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MercadoLibre e-commerce, the eBay of Latin America, is a $28 billion company. At its roots are three friends who met at Stanford GSB. In this View From The Top speaker series, MercadoLibre founders Marcos Galperín, MBA ’99; Hernan Kazah, MBA ’99; and Stelleo Tolda, MBA ’99 discuss the team dynamics of starting a company with classmates and the cont…
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“My story is not an exceptional story. It could have been the story of any girl if their fathers and brothers had allowed them to speak out.” In this View From The Top interview, activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, shares her mission mission to ensure that all 130 million girls who are out of school can have access to education.…
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"What I've found with our players, is that the guys who have the most balance in their lives, are the ones who know how to handle all this stuff the best," said Steve Kerr, head coach of the NBA's Golden State Warriors, in a View From The Top interview on campus. "Work-life balance is just crucial." Interviewed by Rustom Birdie, MBA '22, Kerr compa…
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In this View From The Top interview, Thasunda Brown Duckett, president and CEO of TIAA, recalls her childhood experience moving from New York to Texas in a car packed with everything her parents and two siblings owned and why she knew from a young age that she had the power to make progress. In her conversation with Adriann Negreros, MBA ’21, Ducke…
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In this View From The Top interview, Priscilla Chan, cofounder and co-CEO of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, shares the story of her refugee family fleeing Vietnam and what it was like for her growing up as an Asian American in the Catholic suburbs of Boston. In a conversation with Rex Woodbury, MBA ’21, Chan discusses how the values she learned as…
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As the CEO of Gap Inc., Sonia Syngal’s brand is to create with audacity. In this View From The Top conversation with Adriann Negreros, MBA ’21, Syngal discusses her career, from her start in the auto industry to her recent experience guiding a major retailer through the pandemic. “It's like that Apollo 13 moment when you just have to get it done an…
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As the CEO of Land O'Lakes, Beth Ford connects her working-class Midwestern childhood with her success running a farmer-owned cooperative . In in this View From The Top episode, Ford talks to Adriann Negreros, MBA ‘21, about being the first openly gay female CEO of a Fortune 500 company and how she’s succeeded in a male-dominated industry. “You wan…
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Having lived in 4 countries by the age of 12 and growing up the only Ghanaian family in a predominantly white town in Colorado, Bozoma St. John had an expansive worldview at a young age. In this View From The Top interview conducted by Jessica Lawson, MBA ’21, the chief marketing officer of Netflix discusses the importance of not comparing yourself…
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Rosalind Brewer has a remarkable ability to see the big picture. She has led major organizations such as Sam's Club and Starbucks and identified major growth opportunities by tapping into her education in chemistry and data analytics. In this View From The Top interview conducted by Joy Wong, MBA ’21, the CEO of Walgreens Boots Alliance and former …
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Tony Xu, MBA ’13, says that immigrating from China at the age of five and moving around as a young kid taught him one of the keys to success — how to adapt to new environments. Influenced by his entrepreneurial and hardworking parents, Xu started Doordash in his apartment while attending Stanford Graduate School of Business. In this View From The T…
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Founding Member of the SB Opportunity Fund and Former CEO of TaskRabbit, Stacy Brown-Philpot, MBA ’02, is leading the charge on diversity by trusting her gut. In this View From The Top conversation at Stanford GSB, Stacy discusses her childhood in Detroit and how community has given her grit and influenced her career journey with Jess Lawson, MBA ’…
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Ruth Zukerman discovered spinning at a difficult crossroads in her life, and she was thrilled when it turned into her next entrepreneurial endeavor: opening her own spin studio. This new venture, however, didn’t come without its own uncertainties and challenges, which Zukerman overcame through persistence and a newfound sense of confidence. In her …
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Born in a log cabin in British Columbia, Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield studied Philosophy in college, taught himself to code, co-founded Flickr, and then co-founded a videogame startup that evolved into Slack. Along the way, he learned a lot about innovating in the face of failure, considering all voices in decision-making, and creating a company c…
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You may think you know Steph Curry the basketball player, but the star of the Golden State Warriors has been working to build an important legacy both on and off the court in supporting his family foundation, building a company, and raising his three young children. While he gives a lot of credit to his faith and support system for his success, his…
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Outdoor retailer Patagonia is known for its outspoken environmental activism, and Rose Marcario is the driving force behind that message. She left behind a lucrative career in private equity to join the company in 2008. Now, as CEO, she’s working to cultivate the “self-examining” culture that drew her to Patagonia in the first place. Her priorities…
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As Microsoft CEO since 2014, Satya Nadella has helped refresh an aging tech giant, pushing the company into artificial intelligence and cloud networking. His tactics have Wall Street’s attention: on Oct. 15 the company’s stock hit an all-time high of $141.57. In his View from the Top discussion at Stanford GSB, Nadella told students that a sense of…
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Oscar Munoz became CEO of United Airlines in 2015 — and almost immediately suffered a heart attack. He recovered to oversee the airline’s labor negotiations, continue the work of merging United’s corporate culture with that of Continental Airlines, and guide the company through a period of bad publicity.During a visit to Stanford Graduate School of…
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When Dara Khosrowshahi fled Iran and arrived in the United States, he was 9 years old, did not speak fluent English, and was unfamiliar with the culture. With the help of sports, he assimilated — ultimately launching a business career. During a visit to Stanford Graduate School of Business, he talked about how he cultivated mentors and how he is ap…
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Ruth Porat has seen two financial crises up close: She had just started at Morgan Stanley in 1987 when the stock market crashed, forcing her to reconsider her focus on mergers and acquisitions. Then, in 2008, she was asked to serve as an advisor to the U.S. Treasury Department during the recession. During a visit to Stanford Graduate School of Busi…
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Ray Dalio founded Bridgewater Investments, the most successful hedge fund in history. But he also made mistakes — and those mistakes helped him learn to balance audacity with humility. During a visit to Stanford Graduate School of Business, he talked about the value of a system that allows competing points of view to be heard fairly. Such a system …
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How did a history major with no formal technical training become one of technology’s most successful investors? During a visit to Stanford Graduate School of Business, venture capitalist Michael Moritz of Sequoia Capital said it’s critical to be able to process new information and ideas, as well as to communicate effectively. He also discussed how …
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Selling sneakers from the back of his car, Phil Knight co-founded Nike with his college track coach in 1964. During a visit to Stanford Graduate School of Business, Knight talked about the origins of his highly competitive, never-give-up attitude — and how that attitude has played out at Nike over the years.Stanford GSB’s View From The Top is the d…
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Diane Von Furstenberg didn’t plan a career in fashion — she just wanted to earn her own money. Staying open to new ideas led to her starting the DVF clothing line. During a visit to Stanford Graduate School of Business, Von Furstenberg explained how she got started — and what helped her rebuild her business when she “lost it all.”Stanford GSB’s Vie…
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When it comes to “moral victories,” Rahm Emanuel, the current mayor of Chicago and former White House chief of staff, will have none of it. “Our party likes to be right, even if they lose,” he says.During a one-hour View From The Top discussion with Ben Kohlmann, MBA '17, at Stanford Graduate School of Business, Emanuel sketched his vision for the …
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Jeff Weiner is intrigued by the future of work and the dramatic changes that have occurred in the workplace in recent years. Weiner has been the CEO of LinkedIn for a decade, and under his leadership the company has grown from 338 employees to over 10,000. Annual revenues now top $3 billion. In his View From The TopView From the Top conversation at…
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Magic Johnson is known globally for his success as one of the all-time great NBA stars.. The Michigan native played 13 seasons for the LA Lakers before shooting for new ventures like starting a record label, a promotional company, and a chain of movie theaters.During a visit to Stanford Graduate School of Business, Johnson joined Kara Hollis, MBA ’…
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As CEO of one of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical company, Ken Frazier has pushed the firm to invest in treatments for serious diseases, particularly those that affect people in developing countries. During a View From The Top conversation at Stanford Graduate School of Business, Frazier discussed how economic inequality breeds political inequali…
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Getting fired while seemingly at the apogee of a career would faze most executives. But it only took Jeffrey Katzenberg eight days to recover after being shown the door at Disney, where he’d headed its motion picture division for 10 years. In just over a week, he teamed with Hollywood heavyweights Steven Spielberg and David Geffen to launch DreamWo…
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"Stop the crazy mind chatter in your head that tells you that you are not good enough,” said Oprah Winfrey during a visit to Stanford Graduate School of Business. She advised students that even when their long-term goals are unclear, the important thing is to banish self-doubt and continue forward, no matter how small the step. "The way through the…
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Almost every entrepreneur in the U.S. knows the story of how Spanx started: Sara Blakely, then 27, was prepping for a party when she realized she didn’t have the right undergarment to wear under white pants. To solve the issue she pulled out a pair of scissors and cut the feet off her pantyhose. Thus, Spanx was born.In April of 2018, Blakely visite…
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