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Mastering Breakthrough Innovation: An Evening with GSB Lecturer Steve Ciesinski

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Wed, June 19, 2019
06:30PM - 08:30PM
Hoover Institution in Washington
1399 New York Ave NW #500, Washington DC 20005
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$25 (includes dinner)

The Stanford GSB DC Alumni Chapter invites you to an exclusive, thought-provoking evening featuring an intimate discussion with Stanford GSB Lecturer Steve Ciesinski, MBA '78, who until recently served as the president of SRI International. Join us to learn about the secrets of true innovation from a leader at this little-known Silicon Valley innovation powerhouse, which is considered the brains behind countless technological breakthroughs that touch most of our lives today: "From the computer mouse to robotic surgery, cancer treatments, Siri, and more, SRI's 70+ years of innovation have created new industries, billions of dollars in market value, and lasting benefits to society" (SRI website).

About Steve Ciesinski

Stephen Ciesinski is a Lecturer at the Stanford GSB where he teaches Creating High Potential Ventures in Developing Economies. Steve is a believer that innovation drives job creation, economic growth and societal good. His role and responsibilities at SRI International, and his experiences as an executive, investor, advisor, and board member of numerous early stage ventures in a variety of industries, provide him with a unique perspective on entrepreneurial practices in the U.S. and internationally. Learn more:

About SRI International

SRI International was founded by the Trustees of Stanford University over 70 years ago (as the Stanford Research Institute) and later spun out as an independent nonprofit research institute. Learn more:

About the GSB DC Salons

The Stanford GSB Salons in Washington DC are designed to foster deeper conversations among peers in an intimate setting to enlighten, educate, and explore ideas to tackle the greatest challenges of our times. Prior Salons have explored diverse topics in various formats, including speaker events and interactive workshops. Learn more:

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