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A Conversation with Stanford President John Hennessy , July 20, 2016Uncommon Knowledge

The Future of Higher Education, Feb. 3, 2016

The Accidental Entrepreneur, Feb. 3, 2016

Leaders Must be Honest, Feb. 3, 2016

Great Leadership Can Be Learned, Feb. 3, 2016John Hennessy talks about leadership and entrepreneurship


White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford, Feb. 2015

2015 State of the Valley, A Fireside Chat with John Hennessy, Feb. 9, 2015Joint Venture Silicon Valley network

The Future of Higher Education: What’s At Stake?, Nov. 18, 2015A conversation with UC Chancellor Nicholas Dirks, The Churchill Club

Information Technology and the Future of Teaching and Learning2015 Robert H. Atwell Lecture, ACE.

Video Interview series with UPCEA (University Professional and Continuing Education Association), Oct. 31, 2015:


Mark Zuckerberg in conversation with John Hennessy, Jan. 14, 2014

The Innovation Ecosystem, May 17, 2014

An Emphasis on Excellence: A Conversation with Morris Chang, April 23, 2014

Finding a Company’s Focus, A Conversation with Morris Chang, April 23, 2014

Japan in the Semiconductor Industry: A Conversation with Morris Chang, April 23, 2014


John Hennessy on Teachers, Stanford Pre-Education Society, Dec. 23, 2013

The Resilience Project: Facing Tragedy and Rejection, Aug. 20, 2013Interviewed by freshman Sharon Barazani

Is Higher Education Working?, July 17, 2013John Hennessy in conversation with Jim Bettinger, director of the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowship Program


The Future of Research Universities, American Academy of Arts & Sciences, March 19, 2012

Venture Lab interview with John Hennessy, Aug. 6, 2012

Press Conference: Brian Kobilka, 2012 Nobel Prize Recipient in Chemistry

Classroom 2.0: Re-imagining Learning, Stanford Alumni, 2012 President’s Panel, Oct 2012


The Future of the American Military, American Academy of Arts & Sciences, Dec. 7, 2011

Earthquake Preparedness after the March 2011 Earthquake/Tsunami in Japan

China 2.0: Conference Greetings, Sept. 30, 2011Stanford Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE) at the Stanford Graduate School of Business


Positioning Stanford for the Future2010 Address to the Academic Council


Stanford Service Summit: Message from John Hennessy and Leslie Hume, April 9, 2009

How Do We Nurture and Grow Innovation?John Hennessy in conversation with John Doerr, The Aspen Ideas Festival, 2009

The Successful Leap from Research Lab to Enterprise, Feb. 18, 2009

Encouraging Cross-Disciplinary Interaction, Feb. 18, 2009

Changing the World Through Innovation, Nov. 4, 2009

Tying Pay to Performance, Feb. 18, 2009

Take a Chance at the Edge of Innovation, Feb. 18, 2009

University Collaboration and Research, Feb. 18, 2009

Launching a New University, Feb. 18, 2009

Innovation as the Crux of Entrepreneurship, Feb. 18, 2009


Computer History Museum: John Hennessy in conversation with Paul Saffo, March 8, 2008

The Stanford Challenge: Students of the World, June 2008


Silicon Valley: History and Secret, April 21, 2004

A Good Team Needs Technical and Non-technical People, April 21, 2004

The Downside of Silicon Valley, April 21, 2004

Envisioning New Centers of Entrepreneurial Activity, April 21, 2004

Bioengineering: Supporting Innovation Across Disciplines in a University Setting, April 21, 2004

Opportunities in Social Entrepreneurship, April 21, 2004

Faculty and Startups: Conflict of Interest or Conflict of Commitment, April 21, 2004

Observations on the Biotech and Biomedical Devices Space, April 21, 2004

If You’re So Smart, How Come You’re Not Rich? April 21, 2004

The Way to Predict the Future is to Invent It, April 21, 2004

Gravity Pro-B: Government Projects and Spin-off Companies, April 21, 2004