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Prof. Tom Byers

Advisory Board Member
Tom Byers

Tom Byers is a professor at Stanford University where he focuses on technology entrepreneurship education. He is founder and a faculty director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP). Tom is also a faculty director of the AEA/Stanford Executive Institute and is co-author of a popular textbook called "Technology Ventures: From Idea to Enterprise" published by McGraw-Hill.

Tom currently serves on the governing boards of BioFuelBox, Flywheel Ventures, and MyThings. In addition, he serves on advisory councils of the American Society for Engineering Education's Entrepreneurship Division, Harvard Business School's California Research Center, and the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) for inner-city youth. Tom also holds visiting professor appointments at the London Business School and University College London. Tom has a range of business experience including executive vice president of Symantec Corporation and the founding president of Slate Corporation. More>>