Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders' Seminar


Stanford School of Engineering

  • Fee:
    Fee may apply



In this seminar entrepreneurial leaders share lessons from real-world experiences across a range of business settings. Speakers include leaders from global technology companies, startup CEOs, venture capitalists, educators and best-selling authors. Half-hour talks are followed by a half hour of class interaction. Required online discussion for those seeking credit.

Please note that Non-Degree Option (NDO) students must take a minimum of 3 units per quarter.

Previous Guest Speakers:

  • Tristan Walker, Walker & Company
  • Sal Khan, Khan Academy
  • Morris Chang, Taiwan Semiconductor and John Hennessy, Stanford University
  • Ed Catmull, Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studio
  • Linda Rottenburg, Endeavor Global
  • Geoff Donaker, Yelp
  • Leah Busque, TaskRabbit
  • Heidi Roizen, DFJ



Note on Course Availability

The course schedule is displayed for planning purposes – courses can be modified, changed, or cancelled. Course availability will be considered finalized on the first day of open enrollment. For quarterly enrollment dates, please refer to our graduate certificate homepage.


Seminar videos are available at seminars.stanford.edu two hours after the lecture occurs on campus and on-demand for the remainder of the quarter. Streaming will require an HTML5 supported web browser and a high-speed internet connection. You can watch on the go with iOS, Android, Windows Phone and any smartphone/tablet that supports HTML5.

054 Spring 2017-18 Online

Enrollment Closed

Dates:April 4 - June 6, 2018
Days: Wed
Times:4:30 pm - 5:20 pm
Units: 1.00
Instructors: Tina Seelig
Delivery Option:
For Credit $1,260.00 ?


Enrollment Dates: February 11 to March 19, 2018