John L. Hennessy

Director, Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford University

John L. Hennessy

John L. Hennessy

Director, Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford University

Overview
Career Highlights

Stanford University - The Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Mips Computer Systems, Inc.
Qualcomm Atheros, Inc.

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7898

Number of Boards

13

Birthday

1953

Age

66

Number of Awards

4

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Co-Founder at Alphabet, Inc.

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President at Stanford University

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Co-Founder at Alphabet, Inc.

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Founder at Sherpalo Ventures LLC

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Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President at Google, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Ford Motor Company

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Chairman & Founder at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC

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Executive-in-Residence at Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management

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Co-Founder at The Schmidt Family Foundation

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John L. Hennessy
Director, Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford University
Education
Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering

Villanova University is a private university located in Radnor Township, a suburb northwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States. Named for Saint Thomas of Villanova, the school is the oldest Catholic university in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Founded in 1842 by the Order of Saint Augustine, the university traces its roots to old Saint Augustine's Church, Philadelphia, which the Augustinian friars founded in 1796, and to its parish school, Saint Augustine's Academy, which was established in 1811.

Doctorate Degree

Stony Brook University is one of America’s most dynamic public universities, a center of academic excellence and an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world. After less than 60 years of existence, it’s ranked among the top 100 universities in the nation.

Memberships
Member
Current

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) formed the Committee on International Security and Arms Control (CISAC) in 1980 as a permanent committee to bring the resources of the Academy to bear on critical problems of international security and arms control. CISAC, in the Policy and Global Affairs Division, draws from the nation’s finest scientific, technical, engineering and medical talent to advise the government, contribute to the work of non-governmental organizations, and inform the public about scientific and technical issues related to international security and arms control. CISAC’s work benefits from a rotating membership of distinguished scientists, policy and military experts. The Committee carries out its mandate through a variety of activities that receive financial support from public and private sponsors.

Fellow
Current

Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. provides educational and scientific computing services. It offers journals & magazines, conferences, workshops, electronic forums, and online books & courses. The company has office in China. Association for Computing Machinery was founded on September 15, 1947 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Fellow
Current

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy’s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs. With a current membership of 4,000 American Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members, the Academy has four major goals: Promoting service and study through analysis of critical social and intellectual issues and the development of practical policy alternatives; Fostering public engagement and the exchange of ideas with meetings, conferences, and symposia bringing diverse perspectives to the examination of issues of common concern; Mentoring a new generation of scholars and thinkers through the Visiting Scholars Program and Hellman Fellowship Program; Honoring excellence by electing to membership men and women in a broad range of disciplines and professions. Click here to learn about our new members. The Academy's headquarters are in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With its geographically diverse membership, it conducts activities in this country and abroad

Career History
Director, Knight-Hennessy Scholars
1977 - Current

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

President
Current

The Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment is working toward a future in which societies meet people’s needs for water, food, health and other vital services while protecting and nurturing the planet. As the university's hub of interdisciplinary environment and sustainability research, the Stanford Woods Institute is the go-to place for Stanford faculty, researchers and students to collaborate on environmental research. Their interdisciplinary work crosses sectors and disciplines, advancing solutions to the most critical, complex environmental and sustainability challenges.

Co-Founder
1984 - ?

Part of Graphics Properties Holdings, Inc., Mips Computer Systems, Inc. is a company headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA. The firm develops microprocessors. It was acquired by Silicon Graphics, Inc. on 30 Jun 92 for $333.91 million.

Boards & Committees
Member of the Steering Committee
Prior

President Obama launched the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP), a national effort bringing together industry, universities, and the federal government to invest in the emerging technologies that will create high quality manufacturing jobs and enhance our global competitiveness. Investing in technologies, such as information technology, biotechnology, and nanotechnology, will support the creation of good jobs by helping U.S. manufacturers reduce costs, improve quality, and accelerate product development.

Member, New Models for US Science & Technology Policy Committee
Current

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy’s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs. With a current membership of 4,000 American Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members, the Academy has four major goals: Promoting service and study through analysis of critical social and intellectual issues and the development of practical policy alternatives; Fostering public engagement and the exchange of ideas with meetings, conferences, and symposia bringing diverse perspectives to the examination of issues of common concern; Mentoring a new generation of scholars and thinkers through the Visiting Scholars Program and Hellman Fellowship Program; Honoring excellence by electing to membership men and women in a broad range of disciplines and professions. Click here to learn about our new members. The Academy's headquarters are in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With its geographically diverse membership, it conducts activities in this country and abroad

Member of the Honorary Board
Current

SUPPORT CAUSES THAT INSPIRED DANIEL PEARL'S LIFE AND WORK, PROMOTE CROSS-CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING.

President & Trustee
Prior

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

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2012

Villanova University is a private university located in Radnor Township, a suburb northwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States. Named for Saint Thomas of Villanova, the school is the oldest Catholic university in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Founded in 1842 by the Order of Saint Augustine, the university traces its roots to old Saint Augustine's Church, Philadelphia, which the Augustinian friars founded in 1796, and to its parish school, Saint Augustine's Academy, which was established in 1811.

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2011

Villanova University is a private university located in Radnor Township, a suburb northwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States. Named for Saint Thomas of Villanova, the school is the oldest Catholic university in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Founded in 1842 by the Order of Saint Augustine, the university traces its roots to old Saint Augustine's Church, Philadelphia, which the Augustinian friars founded in 1796, and to its parish school, Saint Augustine's Academy, which was established in 1811.

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2010

Villanova University is a private university located in Radnor Township, a suburb northwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States. Named for Saint Thomas of Villanova, the school is the oldest Catholic university in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Founded in 1842 by the Order of Saint Augustine, the university traces its roots to old Saint Augustine's Church, Philadelphia, which the Augustinian friars founded in 1796, and to its parish school, Saint Augustine's Academy, which was established in 1811.

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Babblabs, Inc. develops technologies for speech processing using deep neural networks and audio signal processing techniques. The company was founded by Chris Rowen, Dror Maydan, Samer L. Hijazi, Raul Casas and Michelle Mao and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

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Xperiel, Inc. develops a platform that enables to build cloud-based applications for hardware and software across various business verticals. It serves sports, theme parks, retail, home and building automation and education industries. The company was founded in 2012 by It serves sports, theme parks, retail, home and building automation, and education industries and Alex Hertel and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

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FirstRain, Inc. provides search-driven research applications. Its analytics engines extract meaning, create flexible relational structures and generate dynamic systems of data sets that are business aware. The firm also provides strategy, sales, marketing and risk solutions. The company was founded by Navaid Farooqi, Gaurav Rewari, Jaswinder Pal Singh and Manu Warikoo in 2000 and is headquartered in San Mateo, CA.

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Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

Awards & Honors
2014
National Association of Corporate Directors - Directorship 100
2013
Carnegie Corporation of New York - Academic Leadership Award
2012
Events
Speaker
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, United States
D10: All Things Digital Conference

D: All Things Digital celebrated a decade of D at the beautiful Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. The following speakers joined us at D10: Tony Bates | President, Skype Division, Microsoft Michael Bloomberg | Mayor, New York City Dr. Ed Catmull | President, Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios Tim Cook | CEO, Apple Daniel Ek | Co-founder and CEO, Spotify Larry Ellison | Founder and CEO, Oracle Ari Emanuel | Co-CEO, William Morris Endeavor Agency John Hennessy | President, Stanford University Reid Hoffman | Chairman, LinkedIn Salman Khan | Founder & Executive Director, Khan Academy Jon Leibowitz | Chairman, Federal Trade Commission Mary Meeker | Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Nathan Myhrvold | Founder and CEO, Intellectual Ventures Sean Parker | Entrepreneur Sundar Pichai | SVP, Chrome & Apps, Google Mark Pincus | Founder and CEO, Zynga Aaron Sorkin | Screenwriter Jeff Weiner | CEO, LinkedIn Susan Wojcicki | SVP, Advertising, Google

Speaker
Aspen, CO, United States
2009 Aspen Ideas Festival

Aspen Ideas Festival, presented by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic, continues to broaden its reach and engage with more people than ever before on ideas that matter. A major focus throughout the Festival, which opens today, is increasing live and on-demand video opportunities for online viewers around the world.

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