Experiential Learning in Industry

John Hennessy, Stanford University
In conversation with: Tina Seelig, Stanford University

John Hennessy, Stanford University's 10th president, describes how his experience as an entrepreneur in the fast-paced tech industry taught him skills that served him well as an academic leader, such as dealing with difficult issues quickly. "The faster you can move through it, the better and quicker the organization heals and moves forward," he says.