Can Design-Thinking Make You a Better Scientist & Entrepreneur?

Can Design-Thinking Make You a Better Scientist & Entrepreneur?

09-28-2017 10:00 am - 09-28-2017 11:30 am
1st Floor Conference Room, GEHC
953 Indiana Street, San Francisco, CA 94107, United States

Robert Urstein, PhD
Co-Founder, Alta Learning, Entangled Labs

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What is HUMAN-CENTERED DESIGN and how can it help you build more awesome products and businesses? Why is EXPERIMENTATION AND PROTOTYPING about more than scientific or market validation? How can they become integral parts of your innovation process and help you forge ahead when you feel stuck? When can DOING AND MAKING be more powerful than thinking and meeting?

Join us for this interactive workshop to answer these questions and more. You will leave knowing how to:

  • Use tools developed from human-centered design theory to strengthen the work you do in science and business as you create awesome products and companies
  • Work collaboratively to build teams that accomplish amazing things together
  • Communicate more effectively with colleagues and investors for maximum impact
  • Identify new approaches to solving hard problems when you get stuck

 
About Rob Urstein
Rob Urstein, PhD teaches courses on innovation and entrepreneurship at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and is the co-founder of Alta Learning at Entangled Labs. Rob has spent many years teaching Stanford MBA students as well as leaders and innovators across many sections who attend Stanford for short term learning experiences. In addition to senior leadership roles at Stanford, including Assistant Dean of the Business School and Associate Vice Provost, Rob has also designed and delivered Stanford programs for scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs around the globe in countries including India, China, Malaysia, Mexico, and Botswana. He is passionate about helping entrepreneurs gain the knowledge, skills and mindsets they need to innovate and increase their impact.

Upcoming Event

  • Office Hours with WSGR Patent and Corporate Law

    09:00-11:00
    03/01/2018
    To apply for Office Hours contact: Carol Ochoa Sponsored by:
    Ali Alemozafar Dr. Ali R. Alemozafar is a senior associate at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he focuses on patent prosecution, strategic patent counseling, and IP due diligence in a wide range of technical fields, including diagnostics, therapeutics, genomics, and materials. Ali received his Ph.D. in chemical engineering at Stanford University, where he investigated the reactivity and atomic-scale changes accompanying reactions on various catalysts. During his postdoctoral research fellowship at the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University, he investigated the dynamics of TiOx nanoparticles and the use of gold as an oxidation catalyst. Prior to attending law school, Ali worked on data warehousing, business intelligence, and enterprise data integration. Ali frequently lectures at the UC Berkeley School of Law and UC Hastings College of the Law on various intellectual property topics, including patent strategy and IP due diligence. Michael Hostetler Dr. Mike Hostetler is a partner in the SOMA and San Diego offices of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he provides strategic intellectual property counseling to more than 100 growth enterprises in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology, and information technology industries. He works with both venture-backed and public companies. His expertise includes patent strategy, patent prosecution, and patent diligence (both buy and sell side) for venture financings, public offerings, and mergers and acquisitions. He has provided patent counseling in support of pharmaceutical and biotechnology, and information technology products in all stages of development, from proof of concept to regulatory approval to product launch. He leads a talented team of patent associates and patent agents that can meet virtually any technical and strategic need. Mike currently serves as a member of the firm's Policy and Nominating Committees. Elton Satusky Elton Satusky is a partner in the Palo Alto office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. He specializes in public and private corporate finance and corporate law and governance. Elton also has considerable expertise in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and venture capital.

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