Speaker: Peter Sims
Thursday, September 20
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Entrepreneur, venture capitalist and author Peter Sims explores how small discoveries and actions of “experimental innovation” can lead to breakthroughs ideas.
Peter Sims is a best-selling author and entrepreneur. His latest book is Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries, which grew out of a collaboration with faculty at Stanford’s Institute of Design (the d.school), a hub of creative thinking and doing, and his previous work in venture capital with Summit Partners, including as part of the team that established Summit’s European Office in London. He was also coauthor with Bill George of the best-seller True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership, is a member of G.E.’s Innovation Advisory Panel, and is a Co-founder and Director of Fuse Corps, a social venture that places entrepreneurial leaders on year-long grassroots projects with mayors and governors to tackle some of America’s most pressing problems.