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 (STVP) is a lab that creates and delivers courses to students and offers extracurricular programs to the Stanford community. Housed within the Management Science & Engineering (MS&E) Department, our affiliated-faculty create scholarly research on high-impact tech ventures that informs our growing collection of online educational resources for educators, entrepreneurs and organizations around the world on Stanford eCorner.

Core Team

Faculty

Tom Byers

Director, STVP

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Tom Byers

Chuck Eesley

Associate Professor, MS&E

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Kathleen Eisenhardt

Director, STVP

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Kathleen Eisenhardt

Riitta Katila

Professor, MS&E

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Riitta Katila

Tina Seelig

Director, STVP

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Tina Seelig

Robert Sutton

Professor, MS&E

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Staff

Nora Cata

Growth Marketing Specialist

Nora Cata

Matt Harvey

Executive Director

Matt Harvey

Rachel Julkowski

Director, Editorial & Marketing

Rachel Julkowski

Eunice Kim

Program Coordinator

Eunice Kim

Betsy Klein

Global Programs Manager

Betsy Klein

Alli Rico

Content Production Specialist

Alli Rico

Ryan Shiba

Director, Operations and Finance

Ryan Shiba

Danielle Steussy

Digital Product Manager

Danielle Steussy

Luke Sykora

Editor

Luke Sykora

Lecturers and Adjunct Professors

Management Science & Engineering Fenwick & West Entrepreneurship Educators

Affiliated Stanford Faculty

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

Robert Eberhart
Santa Clara University
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
Song Wang
Zhejiang 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
Ping Li
Accel Partners
Emily Ma
X, Alphabet
John Mitchell
Stanford University
Ann Miura-Ko
Floodgate
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, 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

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 Questions about STVP? Read our FAQ.