Heidi Roizen: DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series

Heidi Roizen has spent her life immersed in the Silicon Valley ecosystem – as an entrepreneur, corporate executive, venture capitalist, educator and member of the boards of directors of private and public companies, trade associations and nonprofit institutions. She is also a lecturer in Stanford’s Department of Management Science & Engineering, where she teaches the course Spirit of Entrepreneurship.

Stanford University's Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Seminar is a weekly speaker series that brings innovation leaders from business, finance, technology, education, and philanthropy, to share their insights with aspiring entrepreneurs from all over the world. The DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Seminar series is generously supported by the venture-capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson.  

About Heidi Roizen
Heidi Roizen is the Operations Partner at DFJ. She has spent her life immersed in the Silicon Valley ecosystem - as an entrepreneur, corporate executive, venture capitalist, educator and member of the boards of directors of private and public companies, trade associations and nonprofit institutions. After receiving her undergraduate and MBA degrees from Stanford University, Heidi co-founded T/Maker Company in 1983, where she served as CEO from inception through its acquisition by Deluxe Corporation in 1994. In 1996, Heidi joined Apple as Vice President of Worldwide Developer Relations. From there, Heidi entered the venture capital world, serving as a Managing Director of Mobius Venture Capital from 1999 to 2007. Heidi is also a Fenwick and West Entrepreneurship Educator in the Department of Engineering at Stanford University, where she teaches the course Spirit of Entrepreneurship. http://www.heidiroizen.com/

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