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Live conversations from Stanford with tech innovators and changemakers that will inspire your inner-entrepreneur.

When: Wednesdays, 4:00 - 5:00 pm PT

Where: YouTube Livestream

Audience: Open to the public

Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Jenny Lay-Flurrie, Chief Accessibility Officer, Microsoft
In Conversation with Ravi Belani, Adjunct Lecturer, Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University

View the livestream on YouTube starting at 4:30 PM PT on Wednesday, Oct 5. Jenny Lay-Flurrie is chief accessibility officer at Microsoft, leading the company’s efforts to drive products, services and websites that empower people and organizations to achieve more. Her team is at the forefront of creating positive experiences that apply technology to make a difference in the world and in the lives of individuals, from how Microsoft hires and supports people with disabilities in employment to innovative technology…

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Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Meirav Oren, CEO and co-founder, Versatile
In Conversation with Ravi Belani, Adjunct Lecturer, Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University

View the livestream on YouTube starting at 4:30 PM PT on Wednesday, Oct 12. Meirav Oren is the CEO and co-founder of Versatile, which aims to turn construction into a fully controllable manufacturing process and make rapid, data-driven decisions that support jobsite productivity and safety. Under Oren’s leadership, Versatile became the first construction technology firm named a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum. Before co-founding Versatile, she spent 10 years at Intel, spearheading BizOps and financial services and leading…

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Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Tim Brown, Co-founder and co-CEO, Allbirds
In Conversation with Ravi Belani, Adjunct Lecturer, Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University

View the livestream on YouTube starting at 4:30 PM PT on Wednesday, Oct.19. Tim Brown is the creative vision behind Allbirds, the sustainability-focused shoe company he co-founded in 2015. His experience as a World Cup soccer player for New Zealand led him to think about things on a grand scale, whether that be crafting shoes or running a business. Allbirds raised more than $200 million in venture capital and IPOed on the NASDAQ exchange in November 2021. Brown earned a…

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Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Lisa Dyson, founder and CEO, Air Protein
In Conversation with Tom Byers, Professor, Stanford University

View the livestream on YouTube starting at 4:30 PM PT on Wednesday, Oct 26. Dr. Lisa Dyson is the founder and CEO of Air Protein, a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer company that is reinventing how food is produced in order to sustainably feed the global population, which is estimated to reach 10 billion people by 2050. Air Protein uses an innovative process that makes meat from elements of the air. Dyson is also the founder of Kiverdi, a biotechnology…

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Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Dr. Jerrica Kirkley, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Plume Kiki Freedman, Co-founder and CEO, Hey Jane
In Conversation with Melissa Valentine, Associate Professor of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University

View the livestream on YouTube starting at 4:30 PM PT on Wednesday, Nov 2. Dr. Jerrica Kirkley is the chief medical officer and co-founder of Plume, a virtual healthcare center of excellence dedicated to the transgender community that provides gender-affirming medical care at the convenience of a smartphone. Kirkley has cared for thousands of gender-diverse individuals and has also been a recipient of gender-affirming care as a patient and trans woman herself. Her mission is to transform healthcare for all…

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Dr. Jerrica Kirkley

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Kiki Freedman

Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Charles Hudson, Founder and Managing Partner, Precursor Ventures
In Conversation with Ravi Belani, Adjunct Lecturer, Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University

View the livestream on YouTube starting at 4:30 PM PT on Wednesday, Nov.9. Charles Hudson is the founder and managing partner of Precursor Ventures, an early­ stage venture capital firm focused on investing in the first institutional round of investment for the most promising software and hardware companies. Under his leadership, Precursor Ventures has raised four funds and has over $175 million under management. He has invested in 250 companies and supported more than 400 founders, including the teams behind…

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Trevor Martin, Co-founder and CEO, Mammoth Biosciences Ursheet Parikh, Partner, Mayfield
In Conversation with Ravi Belani, Adjunct Lecturer, Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University

View the livestream on YouTube starting at 4:30 PM PT on Wednesday, Nov 16. Dr. Trevor Martin is the CEO and co-founder of Mammoth Biosciences, which addresses challenges across healthcare, agriculture, environmental monitoring, biodefense and more through discovery of novel CRISPR systems to power the next generation of CRISPR-based synthetic biology products. Mammoth’s areas of focus include a novel class of affordable, effective and rapid CRISPR-enabled molecular diagnostics that allow individuals worldwide to better understand their health, and a novel…

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Trevor Martin

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Ursheet Parikh

Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Dante Disparte, Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Global Policy, Circle
In Conversation with Ravi Belani, Adjunct Lecturer, Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University

View the livestream on YouTube starting at 4:30 PM PT on Wednesday, Nov 30. Dante Disparte is chief strategy officer and head of global policy at Circle, a global financial technology firm at the center of digital currency innovation and open financial infrastructure. He is responsible for overseeing the company strategy, communications, policy and public affairs. Since joining Circle in 2021, his leadership in driving market expansion, regulatory engagement and more have been integral in furthering the company’s mission to…

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