Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders

Each week, experienced entrepreneurs and innovators come to Stanford University to candidly share lessons they’ve learned while developing, launching and scaling disruptive ideas. The Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series is produced by Stanford eCorner during fall, winter and spring quarters.


Julie Zhuo (Inspirit) - How to Learn from Users

Jun 24, 2020
46 min
Julie Zhuo is the co-founder of Inspirit, an advisory firm that partners with fast-scaling tech companies to build and scale products that people love. Prior to founding Inspirit, she was the VP of design and research for the Facebook app, and...
Jun 24, 2020 • 46 MIN

Kevin Systrom (Instagram) - How Instagram Scaled

Jun 3, 2020
47 min
Kevin Systrom, co-founder of Instagram, first spoke at ETL in 2011, just seven months after Instagram launched. Here, he returns to ETL nine years later to draw some new insights about the startup's rocket-like growth. In an interview with Stanford...
Jun 3, 2020 • 47 MIN