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Tina Seelig

Professor of Management Science & Engineering

Executive Director, Stanford Technology Ventures Program

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Tina Seelig is the Executive Director for the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP), the entrepreneurship center at Stanford University's School of Engineering and Professor of Management Science & Engineering. She teaches courses on creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship in the department of Management Science and Engineering, and within the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford (d.school).

Tina was awarded the 2009 Gordon Prize from the National Academy of Engineering, recognizing her as a national leader in engineering education. She also received the 2008 National Olympus Innovation Award, and the 2005 Stanford Tau Beta Pi Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

Tina earned her Ph.D. from Stanford University Medical School where she studied Neuroscience. She has worked as a management consultant, as a multimedia producer, and was the founder of a multimedia company. She has also written 16 popular science books and educational games. Her books include The Epicurean Laboratory and Incredible Edible Science, published by Scientific American; and a series of twelve games called Games for Your Brain, published by Chronicle Books. Her newest books, published by HarperCollins, are inGenius: A Crash Course on Creativity, and What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20 .