Tina Seelig is the Executive Director of Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford University, and Director Emeritus of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program, where she served as executive director, faculty director, and professor of the practice in the Department of Management Science and Engineering (MS&E.) For the past 20 years, she has taught courses on creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship in MS&E, Bioengineering, and the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d.school) at Stanford. Dr. Seelig earned a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Stanford University School of Medicine, and has worked as a management consultant, as a multimedia producer, and was the founder of a multimedia company. She is the author of 17 books, including inGenius, Creativity Rules, and What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20, published by HarperCollins, and is the recipient of the Gordon Prize from the National Academy of Engineering, the Olympus Innovation Award, and the Silicon Valley Visionary Award.
In this time of great uncertainty, it is important to remember that creativity thrives with constraints. In this interactive session, Tina Seelig will explore ways to look at limitations as fuel for innovation, using examples from across time and space from Apollo XIII to San Quentin State Prison. The talk will be followed by Q&A with the participants.