About Us

STVP accelerates entrepreneurship education at Stanford and around the world.

As the entrepreneurship center in Stanford’s School of Engineering, the Stanford Technology Ventures Program delivers courses and extracurricular programs to Stanford students, creates scholarly research on high-impact technology ventures, and produces a large and growing collection of online content and experiences for people around the world.

Core Team

Faculty

Tom Byers

Professor, MS&E

Director, STVP

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Chuck Eesley

Assistant Professor, MS&E

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Kathleen Eisenhardt

Professor, MS&E

Director, STVP

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Kathleen Eisenhardt

Riitta Katila

Professor, MS&E

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Riitta Katila

Tina Seelig

Professor of the Practice, MS&E

Director, STVP

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Tina Seelig

Robert Sutton

Professor, MS&E

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Bob Sutton

Staff

Leticia Britos Cavagnaro

Deputy Director, Epicenter

Matt Harvey

Executive Director

Matt Harvey

Sarah Khan

Technology Projects Manager

Sarah Khan

Harjoth Khara

Accounting/Finance Associate

Harjoth Khara

Monica Llort

Marketing Coordinator

Monica Llort

Laurie Moore

Communications Manager, Epicenter

Laurie Moore

Michael Peña

Communications Manager

Michael Pena

Anaïs Saint-Jude

Student Engagement Manager

Anais Saint-Jude

Nikkie H. Salgado

Program Coordinator

Nikkie Salgado

Eli Shell

Digital Media Producer

Eli Shell

Danielle Steussy

Designer

Danielle Steussy

Adjuncts

Management Science & Engineering

Fenwick & West Entrepreneurship Educators

Affiliated Stanford Faculty

Stephen Barley
Management Science & Engineering
Margaret Brandeau
Management Science & Engineering
Richard Dasher
Electrical Engineering
George Foster
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Ashish Goel
Management Science & Engineering
Sharad Goel
Management Science & Engineering
Pamela Hinds
Management Science & Engineering
Woody Powell
Education
Hayagreeva Rao
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Amin Saberi
Management Science & Engineering
Melissa Valentine
Management Science & Engineering
John Weyant
Management Science & Engineering

Past Visiting Faculty

Anil Gupta
University of Maryland
Matthew Hayward
University of Colorado
Peter Kelly
Aalto University
Ricardo San Martin
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Stefan Meisiek
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Alan Meyer
University of Oregon
Peter Russo
Munich University of Applied Sciences
Patricio del Sol
Universidad del Desarrollo
Patricia Thornton
Duke University
Joe Tranquillo
Bucknell University
Noam Wasserman
Harvard University
Poh Kam Wong
National University of Singapore

Board of Advisors

Nick Bambos
Stanford University
Steve Blank
Serial Entrepreneur & Educator
Dan Dorosin
Fenwick and West
Harry Elam
Stanford University
Ben Hallen
University of Washington
Deborah Hopkins
Citi Ventures
Steve Jurvetson
Draper Fisher Jurvetson
Ann Miura Ko
Floodgate
Ping Li
Accel Partners
Emily Ma
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John Mitchell
Stanford University
Andrew Nelson
University of Oregon
Kit Rodgers
Rambus Cryptography Research
Jennifer Widom
Stanford University

STVP offers our sincere thanks and gratitude to all of our past advisors for their support and guidance since our inception:

Sarah Arora, Jim Breyer, Teresa Briggs, Shona Brown, Gordon Davidson, Peter Fenton, Andrew Hargadon, Jeff Hawkins, Jean-Francois Heitz, Deborah Hopkins, Mir Imran, Mike Klausner, Jeffrey Koseff, Kathy Ku, John Lilly, Donna Novitsky, Jim Plummer, Karen Richardson, Bernie Roth, Filipe Santos, Ted Schlein, Carla Shatz, Jim Sweeney, Phil Weilerstein, Paul Yock, and Stefanos Zenios.

Sponsors

Accel Partners
Citi Ventures
DFJ
Fenwick and West
NSF

Along with our current sponsors, STVP graciously thanks all of the individuals, companies and foundations that have supported our work to accelerate entrepreneurship education since 1999.

Contact

STVP

Huang Engineering Center, Suite 004
475 Via Ortega
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-4121

(650) 723-2164
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