On Oct. 3, Stanford alumna Maureen Fan visited campus to speak at The Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series. As an undergraduate seeking career paths that intersect with both the arts and technology, I eagerly anticipated hearing from the CEO and co-founder of Baobab Studios, an Emmy Award-winning VR animation company. When I met Maureen, she was…
Keith Rabois ’91, chief operating officer of mobile payments company Square and former Stanford Law School student, has resigned over allegations of sexual harassment.
The Stanford Hospital Corporate Partners Program announced yesterday that it would donate up to $150 million over 10 years to the hospital expansion project. A deal was also reached at the latest Palo Alto City Council meeting on Jan. 31 to accelerate negotiations over a development agreement.
Democrats took over Sacramento’s top spots as Attorney General Jerry Brown won the California gubernatorial race and San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom won the lieutenant governor’s race. Democrat Barbara Boxer retained her Senate seat in a tight race against former HP chief executive Carly Fiorina ’76, the Republican nominee.
Three weeks before the Nov. 2 election, California gubernatorial candidates Meg Whitman, Republican and former CEO of eBay, and Democrat Attorney General Jerry Brown met for a final war of words. It wasn’t long before Brown and Whitman began sparring with each other.