Kathleen Eisenhardt

Professor and Co-director, Stanford University

Kathleen Eisenhardt is a Stanford University professor and co-director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program. In early 2017, she released her book, “Simple Rules: How to Survive in a Complex World,” which explores how simplicity tames complexity in business, life, and nature. She is a winner of the George R. Terry Book Award for outstanding contributions to management thinking, and was awarded the “Theory to Practice” Award at the Vienna Strategy Summit 2017. She is a Distinguished Visiting Professor for INSEAD’s academic area “Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise.”