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IBM CEO Ginni Rometty talks technology, leadership

“Don’t protect your past,” said Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM, to her audience in CEMEX Auditorium on Tuesday. “Don’t define yourself as a product.”

Rometty, who also serves as chairwoman and president of IBM, was invited by the Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) as a part of their View From The Top student-run speaker series. View From the Top brings in global leaders to share perspectives on leadership, careers and core values.

Laurene Powell Jobs to join Stanford Board of Trustees

Laurene Powell Jobs MBA ’91, wife of the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, has been elected as the newest member of the Stanford Board of Trustees, the University announced this morning in a press release. A leader and founder of nonprofit organizations aimed at advancing social reform efforts, especially in education, Laurene Jobs will start her five-year term on the Board on Oct. 1.