Chuck Eesley

Professor in Stanford, California

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I'm a professor in Stanford University's Management Science & Engineering group, teaching and doing research on technology entrepreneurship so that the next generation of entrepreneurs can have the greatest chances of success possible.

Before Stanford, I earned my Ph.D. at the MIT Sloan School of Management and a B.S. in Biological Basis of Behavior at Duke University. launched around my online course, which has taught over 200,000 students. I was also Director of Partner Development at NovoEd and helped them raise their first VC round. I'm a mentor internationally through the U.S. State Department GIST program (Kenya, Jordan, Nepal, Malaysia, etc.). I've spent the past 10 years in and around startups, founding 3 of my own, on the Board of 3 startups currently, worked in a Duke neuroscience lab, started a biotech consulting firm, worked with two venture capital firms (Flagship Ventures and Lux Capital) and mentored startups in the MIT 100K and Clean Energy competitions.

  • Work
    • Stanford
  • Education
    • MIT
    • Duke