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Tom Byers
Stanford Technology Ventures Program

At Stanford University since 1995, Professor Tom Byers focuses on education regarding high-growth entrepreneurship and technology innovation. He is the first holder of the Entrepreneurship Professorship endowed chair in the School of Engineering, and is also a Bass University Fellow in Undergraduate Education. He has been a faculty director since the inception of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP), which serves as the entrepreneurship center for the engineering school. STVP includes the Mayfield Fellows work/study program for undergraduates, the Accel Innovation Scholars for PhD students, and the Entrepreneurship Corner (ECorner) collection of thought leader videos. He is a principal investigator and the director of the Epicenter, which is funded by the National Science Foundation to stimulate entrepreneurship education at all USA engineering and science colleges. He is the co-author of an entrepreneurship textbook called Technology Ventures: From Idea to Enterprise that is published by McGraw-Hill.

He is a past recipient of the prestigious Gordon Prize by the National Academy of Engineering in the USA and Stanford University's Gores Award, which is its highest honor for excellence in teaching. He has been a member of advisory boards at UC Berkeley, the Harvard Business School, the World Economic Forum, Conservation International, and several private enterprises. Tom was executive vice president and general manager of Symantec Corporation during its formation, and started his business career at Accenture. Tom holds a BS in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research and an MBA from UC Berkeley. He also earned a PhD in Business Administration (Management Science) at UC Berkeley.

Related Links: stvp.stanford.edu   

Last Updated: Fri, Mar 13, 2015

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Displaying 1 to 20 of 21 results found for Tom Byers  Page: 1 2

Category Title Author/Speaker Organization Length Date
Video Build a Great Product First Ben Horowitz · Tom Byers Andreessen Horowitz 02:51 11/2014
Video Characteristics of Entrepreneurs Tom Byers STVP 01:09 01/2006
Video Comparing and Contrasting Entrepreneurship Programs Tom Byers REE 22:47 10/2001
Video Difference Between an Idea and an Opportunity Tom Byers STVP 01:30 01/2006
Video Disrupting the Venture Capital Industry Ben Horowitz · Tom Byers Andreessen Horowitz 05:27 11/2014
Video Fighting for Immigration Reform Laurene Powell Jobs · Tom Byers Emerson Collective 02:29 03/2015
Video Forcing Systemic Change Laurene Powell Jobs · Tom Byers Emerson Collective 04:28 03/2015
Video Importance of Cash Flow Tom Byers STVP 03:02 01/2006
Podcast Injecting Innovation into Intractable Systems Laurene Powell Jobs · Tom Byers Emerson Collective 57:24 03/2015
Video Injecting Innovation into Intractable Systems [Entire Talk] Laurene Powell Jobs · Tom Byers Emerson Collective 56:30 03/2015
Video Market Positioning and the Importance of Partnerships Tom Byers STVP 04:11 01/2006
Podcast Nailing the Hard Things Ben Horowitz · Tom Byers Andreessen Horowitz 54:24 11/2014
Video Nailing the Hard Things [Entire Talk] Ben Horowitz · Tom Byers Andreessen Horowitz 52:53 11/2014
Video Purpose of a Business Plan Tom Byers STVP 01:09 01/2006
Video Role of Context in High-Tech Venturing Tom Byers STVP 01:33 01/2006
Video Role of Ethics in High-Tech Entrepreneurship Tom Byers STVP 03:27 01/2006
Textbook Technology Ventures: From Idea to Enterprise, 2nd ed. Tom Byers · Richard C. Dorf McGraw-Hill 670 pages 10/2006
Podcast Ten Enduring Success Factors for High Technology Entrepreneurship Tom Byers STVP 52:57 01/2006
Podcast The Role of Entrepreneurship in Solving World Problems Tom Byers · Kavita Ramdas · Paul Yock · John Hennessy · Brook Byers · Jeff Koseff · Chip Blacker · KR Sridhar eWeek Panel Discussion 01:22:44 02/2007
Video What are the Essentials of the Venture Finance Process? Tom Byers STVP 02:55 01/2006

Displaying 1 to 20 of 21 results found for Tom Byers  Page: 1 2