The Innovator’s Guide to Ethics 


As a leader, entrepreneur, or innovator, you’re paving the way to the future and making decisions that will impact the lives of those around you. With this influence comes a heavy responsibility to make ethical decisions and remain connected to your principles and values as you grow. How are company shares divided? Who’s on the board?

In this webinar, Tom Byers and Jack Fuchs will give you guidance on how to brave ethical dilemmas in your life, career, and ventures. They’ll focus on the principles of personal development and empowerment to give you a solid foundation from which to build your ethical code.

You will learn
  • To understand the importance of applying ethics to innovation and entrepreneurship
  • To define ethics, values, and principles as they relate to your work
  • To recognize the levels of analytics involved in ethical behaviors (personal to team to enterprise to industry to society)
  • To develop a personal set of principles that guide your decisions

About the Speaker

Tom ByersProfessor Tom Byers focuses on education regarding high-growth entrepreneurship and technology innovation. He is the first holder of the Entrepreneurship Professorship endowed chair in the School of Engineering, and is also a Bass University Fellow in Undergraduate Education. He has been a member of advisory boards at Harvard Business School, UC Berkeley, World Economic Forum, and Conservation International. Tom was executive vice president and general manager of Symantec Corporation during its formation, and started his career at Accenture. Tom holds a BS in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research and an MBA from UC Berkeley. He also earned a PhD in Business Administration (Management Science) at UC Berkeley.

Jack FuchsJack Fuchs is a Co-Founder of Blackhorn Ventures and an Operating Partner. Jack focuses on sourcing new investment opportunities and providing in-depth mentorship to the founders. As a Stanford Lecturer on Entrepreneurialism, Jack provides valuable insights to both founders and Blackhorn partners based on his depth of network and experience. Previously in his career, Jack held several senior positions with Becton Dickinson & Company including Vice President of Worldwide Marketing and was an Engagement Manager with McKinsey & Company. He holds an AB in Engineering Sciences from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Stanford University.


Questions?

Please contact us at stanford-innovation@stanford.edu or 650-741-1591.
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