Sam Altman and the folks from Y Combinator offer up an amazing course in "How To Start A Startup" at Stanford. Course includes lectures from: Sam Altman, Dustin Moskovitz, Paul Graham, Adora Cheung, Peter Thiel, Alex Schultz, Kevin Hale, Marc Andreessen, Ron Conway, Ben Silbermann, Alfred Lin, Patrick and John Collison, Aaron Levie, Reid Hoffman, Keith Rabois, Ben Horowitz, Marissa Mayer, Hosian Rahman, Kirsty Nathoo, Carolynn Levy, and more
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J. Ignacio Canales is a Professor of Strategic Management at the business school of the University of Aberdeen. Previously he held posts as Professor, Reader and Senior Lecturer in Strategy at the Adam Smith Business School in the University of Glasgow and at the University of St Andrews. His research interests in strategy process focuses on asymmetric relationships between managers as they interact to formulate and implement strategy. His research has been published in the Journal of Management Studies, British Journal of Management Long Range Planning, Advances in Strategic Management and Academy of Management Review. At the PhD level he teaches a seminar in qualitative methodology, for undergraduates and MBA students offers a course on Strategic Management. Ignacio Canales served as co-chair of the SMS Special conference held in Glasgow in June 2013. He has been a member of the SMS since 2003 when he received the Best PhD paper award in the SMS held in Baltimore. Ignacio also served as a Rep at large, and then as Associate, Program Chair and Chairperson of the Strategy Process IG completing his term in 2017. Professor Canales is the Management Studies Research lead sitting in the Research Committe. Previously, and in other institutions he was Director of MBA Programmes, AMBA Accreditation Champion, Leader of the Strategic Management Cluster, School International Coordinator and Convener of the Research Ethics Committee.
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Ingrid Sturgis is an associate professor specializing in new media in the Department of Media, Journalism and Film at Howard University. She has worked for newspapers such as the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Times-Herald Record and the Poughkeepsie Journal, as well as a managing editor for magazine start-ups BET Weekend and Savoy.
Ivey is renowned for its Case-Method of Learning and is a top publisher of business cases worldwide (second only to Harvard). We are pleased to make the following Ivey cases available to secondary school teachers for use in their classes free of charge.
Jacqueline is a researcher, teacher, wife, mother, and lover of books. In spite of her education and background in the humanities (a Ph.D. in English Language Studies), she has found herself working in the energy and environmental policy space, obtaining certifications that make her legible to non-academics and she has embraced her identity as an evangelist of design thinking, user- and community-centered approaches to designing communication, and information justice–byproducts of her time working at Stanford University.
Jake Batsell worked for more than a decade as a print journalist before learning to shoot and edit video as The Dallas Morning News Metro Desk’s “hybrid” reporter. Since joining SMU in 2008, he has taught digital journalism, technology reporting, media entrepreneurship and investigative reporting. He also coordinated the Division of Journalism’s digital student media operations for eight years. His book, Engaged Journalism: Connecting with Digitally Empowered News Audiences (Columbia University Press, February 2015), examines the changing relationship between journalists and the audiences they serve. In 2016, the book was recognized as one of three finalists for the Tankard Book Award, administered by the Standing Committee on Research for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Batsell spent the 2013-14 academic year at The Texas Tribune in Austin as part of a Knight Foundation fellowship to research best practices in the business of digital news.
Jake Klamka is Founder of Insight Data Science. Prior to this he has worked for Majon as VP Operations from 2006 to 2010. Before joining Majon he was Consultant at Ashoka.
James Altucher describes himself as an American hedge fund manager, entrepreneur, best-selling author, venture capitalist, and podcaster. He says he has founded or co-founded more than 20 companies, including Reset Inc. and StockPickr, and failed at 17 of them.
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum serves as a dynamic memorial to social reformer Jane Addams, the first American woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, and her colleagues whose work changed the lives of their immigrant neighbors as well as national and international public policy. The Museum preserves and develops the original Hull-House site for the interpretation and continuation of the historic settlement house vision, linking research, education, and social engagement. Founded in 1889 as a social settlement, Hull-House played a vital role in redefining American democracy in the modern age. Addams and the residents of Hull-House helped pass critical legislation and influenced public policy on public health and education, free speech, fair labor practices, immigrants’ rights, recreation and public space, arts, and philanthropy. Hull-House has long been a center of Chicago’s political and cultural life, establishing Chicago’s first public playground and public art gallery, helping to desegregate the Chicago Public Schools, and influencing philanthropy and culture.
Dr. Jan Frick is employed as Professor at UIS Business School, University of Stavanger. He has managed several Norwegian and international research projects and coordinated industrial collaboration networks. He has published several international conferences, journals, and book chapters. Among many other projects, he has done and is running several international projects connected to e-learning, broadband, Lean Management, and Innovation.
Jason Feifer is the editor in chief of Entrepreneur magazine, a keynote speaker, and the host of two podcasts: Pessimists Archive, a history show about why people resist new things, and Problem Solvers, about how entrepreneurs solve unexpected problems in their business.
Jason is General Counsel at YC Continuity. Before joining Y Combinator, Jason was the Assistant General Counsel at Khosla Ventures, and prior to that, an attorney at Goodwin Procter. In his past life he was also a coder and product manager at several startups.
Jean Desormeaux is a producer and production manager, known for Johnny Mnemonic (1995), Finding ODO (2009) and No Alibi (2000). He is also a professor at Sheridan College
Jed Kim is a reporter for the Marketplace Sustainability Desk. He focuses on issues of climate change, conservation, energy and environmental justice.
Jeff most recently served as head of product at Vizzario, which specializes in visual behavior analytics and focuses on health care, mobile game development, and mobile advertising. He was previously director of strategy at Daqri, a developer of augmented reality technology that builds hardware and software used in industrial manufacturing and maintenance. He helped grow Daqri from 15 to 350 employees over three years (serving in an investment/portfolio-management role at majority owner Tarsadia Investments before joining full time). Jeff’s previous background is in finance: He spent four years in securities and investment banking division products at Goldman Sachs, followed by four years in private equity at multiple firms. Jeff is passionate about augmented reality’s potential to change the way we play and work.
Jentery Sayers is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Victoria, with research interests in comparative media studies, digital humanities, 20th-Century U.S. fiction, computers and composition, and teaching with technologies. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in digital humanities, cultural studies, and 20th-century U.S. fiction. His work has appeared in Kairos: Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy; Computational Culture: A Journal of Software Studies; The Information Society; Collaborative Approaches to the Digital in English Studies; ProfHacker; The Resource Center for Cyberculture Studies; and Writing and the Digital Generation. Throughout his career, he has received numerous awards for his research, service, and teaching, including a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship, the K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award, an invitation to the Nebraska Digital Workshop, the Kairos Graduate and Adjunct Teaching Award, and the Humanities Graduate Medal at the University of Washington. He is also a member of the editorial review board for Kairos and the steering committee for HASTAC. His current book project is a cultural history of magnetic recording. In 2011, before coming to the University of Victoria, he completed his PhD in English at the University of Washington.
As associate dean, Jessica Pucci leads the school’s Digital Audiences programs, including curriculum development across the Digital Audiences degree programs and oversight of the Digital Audiences Lab. She also leads the school’s executive education programs and synergies that leverage the school’s expertise in audience growth, engagement and measurement, including partnerships with the NCAA Final Four, and the award-winning Electionland project. She teaches courses in digital strategy, analytics and audience engagement, and manages client relations for the agency-style capstone experience, Digital Audience Growth.
Jessie Borgman is an adjunct instructor. She has many years of teaching experience, including both face-to-face and online. She has been with Lake Michigan College since 2008 in various roles. She is also a graduate student at Texas Tech University.
Jocelyn Hornblower is the Managing Director of Middle Creek Ranch, a luxury, family-owned ranch available for private group rentals. She also specializes in entrepreneurial case writing for business schools.
Joe Hadzima is a Managing Director of Main Street Partners LLC, a venture development and technology commercialization firm, and is President of IPVision, Inc., a Main Street portfolio company which provides intellectual property systems and services. He was a Director of the Global MIT Enterprise Forum, with 24 chapters worldwide, from 1984 to 2009 and was Global Chairman from 2004 to 2008. He is also a past Director of the New England chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors. He was a founding judge of the MIT $10K (now $100K) Entrepreneurship Competition. He has been a Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management since 1984 where he teaches the " Nuts and Bolts of Business Plans", a popular IAP course. He also co-developed The Manager’s Legal Function course in which he has been lecturing since 1984. He is a frequent speaker for the MIT Enterprise Forum's Satellite Broadcast Series (SBS) where he has spoken about company valuation and structuring venture capital deals. Reprints from Hadzima's popular Boston Business Journal column, "Starting Up," are available. Joe received a B.Sc. from MIT in 1973, a S.M. in Management from the MIT Sloan School of Management in 1977 and a Juris Doctore law degree cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1979. He has been involved with over 120 new ventures over the last 30 years as a venture capitalist, entrepreneur, lawyer and board member. As a practicing lawyer for 17 years he was Partner, Founder and Director of the Sullivan & Worcester LLP High Tech/New Ventures Group. http://nutsandbolts.mit.edu/staff.php
Joe Hsueh is a change enabler, university lecturer and researcher in system dynamics, learning organization and large-scale systemic change. He is passionate about the process of identifying, designing, mapping, convening, facilitating, prototyping, enabling and sustaining large-scale systemic change for social, economic and ecological well-being. He helps multi-stakeholders in organizations and communities see the larger system and identify high-leverage interventions in their most critical issues using qualitative systems mapping and quantitative system dynamics modeling. He enables local change agents to catalyze, prototype and sustain change efforts while building their capacities through systems thinking, learning organization, causal mapping, leadership and happiness workshops. Joe teaches system dynamics at MIT and National Taiwan University and developed the MIT Sloan Clean Technology Startups Management Flight Simulator for researching and teaching the dynamic effects of human resource, product development, sales and financing strategies of a startup company. He has a Ph.D. from MIT Sloan School of Management, a M.P.A. in International Development from Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and had spent a year at a Buddhist monastery experiencing Buddhism through volunteering around the world.
John Bielenberg is a graphic designer, the winner of an AIGA Gold Medal, and the co-founder of Future Partners and founder of Project M. Future is a rapid ingenuity firm that engages with organizations and institutions to benefit people, communities, society, and the environment. Project M connects young designers and creatives to broader social missions.
John Cousins is a business advisor. He helps people explore opportunities so they accelerate success, transition to what they love doing, and have more fun. He is insatiably curious and is interested in knowledge for its own sake and its commercial applications. He operates at the intersection of science, technology, and business. He has founded seven companies. He took two of them public and was a public company CEO and CFO for 15 years. He is an author of over 20 books, blogger, podcaster, online course creator, investor, inventor, entrepreneur and musician. John Cousins received his MBA from Wharton. He has been involved in many start-ups and public company financings and deal-making. He founded numerous startups in alternative energy, life sciences, and technology. His career shifted to teaching at numerous universities in the U.S. and internationally in the past ten years. He is an entrepreneur and business specialist with a technical background who loves business creation, development and growth. He seeks projects that make a difference by impacting people's lives for the better.
John D. Sterman is the Jay W. Forrester Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management and a Professor in the MIT Institute for Data, Systems, and Society. He is also the Director of the MIT System Dynamics Group and the MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative. Sterman’s research centers on improving decision-making in complex systems, including corporate strategy and operations, energy policy, public health, environmental sustainability, and climate change. His work ranges from the dynamics of organizational change and the implementation of sustainable improvement programs to climate change and the implementation of policies to promote a sustainable world. Sterman pioneered the development of “management flight simulators” of corporate and economic systems which are now used by corporations, universities, and governments around the world.
John S. Haywood-Farmer is a Professor Emeritus of Operations Management at Ivey Business School. Prior to joining the school, Haywood-Farmer earned his PhD degree in Chemistry at the University of British Columbia and taught for six years at Bishop's University. He earned an MBA from Western University and taught operations management at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand. He conducted his post-doctoral research at the University of Florida.
Highly proficient university leader, with over 18 years’ experience building and growing programs that matter. Exceptionally skilled in driving school-wide strategic initiatives – on-campus, digital, and global – and creating close partnerships with faculty, students, and organizations. Rapid rise because of a proven record of forging successful partnerships and blending action with analytics, fortitude with finesse, and facilitation with public speaking. Combines business acumen and pedagogical insight, bolstered by an MBA from MIT, a doctorate from Boston University, and degrees from Harvard and the University of Chicago.
Joost Bonsen is an innovation ecologist studying exponential technologies and new venture dynamics across multiple scales. He serves as Lecturer in Media Arts & Sciences at MIT, teaching the Media Ventures, Development Ventures, and Revolutionary Ventures classes as well as the Understanding MIT, Future Explorations, and Nuts & Bolts of New Ventures seminars. A former lead organizer of MIT's $100K Entrepreneurship Competition, Joost helped grow the Competition by an order of magnitude, create the Emerging Markets / Development Track, and continues to serve on the Board. He has previously served as Board member of the MIT Enterprise Forum (both Cambridge & Global), the MIT Global Startup Workshop, and the MIT Muddy Charles Pub. In the mid-1990s Joost created and ran the MIT Founders Study, the first global census to quantify the economic impact of MIT-related entrepreneurs, findings later published by BankBoston as MIT: The Impact of Innovation. Joost is co-creator of Howtoons, producer of educational cartoons which show kids everywhere "How To" build things using everyday materials and tools. For over a decade he hosted a weekly television show called Maximizing Progress (previously High Tech Fever) creating some 500 unique interviews with inventors, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, professional service providers, and more, and has run dozens of entrepreneurial networking VentureNights at the MIT Muddy Charles Pub since the mid-1990s, as noted in The Venture Café book and The Economist. Joost earned his Bachelor's in Bio-Electrical Engineering at MIT as well as the Sloan Fellows (then MOT Management of Technology) Master's degree at MIT Sloan and wrote his thesis on The Innovation Institute: From Creative Inquiry Through Real-World Impact at MIT.
Jordan Lee is currently a Strategy Consultant with Bain & Company and residing in New York City. He has a wide range of vertical experience including Financial Services (retail banking, reinsurance, credit cards), Technology/Media/Telecom, IT Services, Consumer Products. Recent projects have included growth strategy development, pricing strategy, post merger integration, performance improvement and private equity due diligence. Before business school, he was a Lead Software Engineer at Electronic Arts working on core technologies, business process redesign and enabling outsourcing. He has continued to maintain a strong interest in the technology sector, particularly in strategy and business development roles.
Hadzima works in the areas of entrepreneurship, startup phase companies, business plans, venture capital, corporate governance, and intellectual property strategy. He has been involved in the founding of more than 100 companies as a founder, investor, director, legal counsel, or employee, and has advised entrepreneurs, high-growth businesses, and venture capitalists.
Julia Kramer is a concurrent Ph.D. candidate in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Public Health student at the University of California, Berkeley. She grew up in Cleveland, Ohio and did her undergrad at the University of Michigan. In her academic research, she investigates human-centered design thinking methods and practices, and seeks to understand how design can be applied to address issues of global development. Her dissertation work focuses on how human-centered design can be a lever for increased access to cervical cancer screening. Outside of research, She is also a co-founder of Reflex Design Collective and of Visualize, two organizations focused on addressing social issues by using a design approach to navigate complex social factors. Through her research and teaching at Berkeley, and her work with Reflex and Visualize, she works to apply her design background towards greater health, development, and social equity.
Julian is a sound and communication expert whose mission is to help people and organisations to listen better and create healthier and more effective sound, including speaking. He is author of the books How to be Heard and Sound Business. Julian’s five TED talks have been watched more than 100 million times. How to speak so that people want to listen, is in the top 10 TED talks of all time. Julian is regularly featured in the world’s media, and has guested on dozens of top podcasts. In 2003 Julian founded The Sound Agency – an audio-branding company that asks and answers the question “How does your brand sound?” and works with some of the world’s biggest brands to design their sound. Their agency’s award-winning work has made headlines internationally. Julian’s love of sound stems from his early experience as a musician. He was a drummer for indie bands The Transmitters, Fish Turned Human and Missing Presumed Dead and recorded vinyl and two 1981 John Peel Sessions. Before The Sound Agency, Julian spent 30 years working in advertising and publishing. He founded, grew and sold contract magazine publishing agency TPD. Julian lives in beautiful Orkney with his fiancée, multiple world champion martial artist Jane Majendie, and their daughter.