Silicon Valley: History and Secret 
Silicon Valley: History and Secret
by Stanford / John Hennessy
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Date Added: February 7, 2010

Lecture Description


John Hennessy, Stanford University's 10th president, talks about how the future of Silicon Valley lies in supporting the creative environment fueled by the combination of universities, big companies, and the entrepreneurial spirit. The creative environment is conducive to innovation because you never can predict where the next breakthrough will occur, he says.

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Course Description


John Hennessy lectures on Entrepreneurship for Stanford University students, April 21, 2004. Dr. John Hennessy has been President of Stanford University since 2000. He became a Stanford faculty member in 1977. He rose through the academic ranks to full professorship in 1986 and was the inaugural Willard R. and Inez Kerr Bell Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from 1987 to 2004. In this Stanford lecture, he talks about envisioning new centers of entrepreneurial activity and Silicon Valley.



Course Details:

- Entrepreneurial Thought Leader Speaker Series

- Stanford University's Entrepreneurship Corner (ecorner)



Original Course Name:
Entrepreneurial Thought Leader Speaker Series

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