Major Opportunities for Young Founders with Jon Levin, Dean of Stanford GSB

Written by Pete Flint
Pete is a General Partner at NFX, a seed-stage venture firm based in San Francisco.

Major Opportunities for Young Founders with Jon Levin, Dean of Stanford GSB

Stanford GSB Dean Jon Levin joins NFX Partner Pete Flint to discuss his perspective on new Founders entering the industry, how Stanford encourages its students to solve real-world problems with technology, macroeconomics, and the overall state of capitalism.

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Jon Levin started teaching at Stanford in 2000. Has been Dean of Stanford Graduate School of Business since Sept 2016 and is about to celebrate 5 years in that role. Levin received his BA and BS degrees from Stanford University in 1994, an MPhil in Economics from Oxford in 1996, and his PhD in Economics from MIT in 1999.

Pete got to know Dean Levin from being on the GSB Management Board after graduating in 2005. He has also co-taught a number of cases at the GSB.

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