ABOUT MARGUERITE GONG HANCOCK

Marguerite Gong Hancock is the founding executive director of the Computer History Museum’s Exponential Center, which is dedicated to capturing the legacy—and advancing the future—of entrepreneurship and innovation in Silicon Valley and around the world. Previously at Stanford University for 20 years, Marguerite built and co-led the Stanford Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE) and China 2.0, mentored students, co-directed executive education programs, and co-edited three books. Marguerite has lectured to university students, briefed senior policymakers, and presented to business leaders from more than 25 countries.

MARGUERITE GONG HANCOCK ARTICLES (5)

The Next Billion: A Conversation with Kiva Executive Chair Julie Hanna

The Next Billion: A Conversation with Kiva Executive Chair Julie Hanna

  December 08, 2016
The great advances in the world have often aggravated the inequities in the world. The least needy see the most improvement, and the most needy see the least–in particular the billion people who live on less...   Read More
Pioneers of the Possible:  A Conversation with Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Heidi Roizen and Michelle Zatlyn

Pioneers of the Possible: A Conversation with Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Heidi Roizen and Michelle Zatlyn

  October 11, 2016
Silicon Valley is home to pioneers of the possible. From Bill Hewlett and David Packard to Mark Zuckerberg, history, media, and pop culture frequently showcase the stories of Silicon Valley’s male founders. What about women? While...   Read More
1 to 1 Billion: Eight Exponential Entrepreneurial Stories

1 to 1 Billion: Eight Exponential Entrepreneurial Stories

  August 16, 2016
Gordon Moore and Intel. Steve Jobs and Apple. Bill Gates and Microsoft. Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook. These entrepreneurs and the iconic companies they have built rank among the most transformational stories of our time.  They illustrate...   Read More
Is it better to be lucky than good in Silicon Valley?

Is it better to be lucky than good in Silicon Valley?

  July 13, 2016
Reflections on insights shared at the Exponential Center Launch, June 3, 2016 On June 3, to celebrate the launch of the Computer History Museum’s Exponential Center, the Museum hosted a lunch-time symposium which explored creating exponential impact in...   Read More
Launching the Exponential Center

Launching the Exponential Center

  June 23, 2016
On June 2-3, 2016, the Computer History Museum launched its new Exponential Center, the first museum institution devoted to capturing the legacy—and advancing the future—of Digital Age entrepreneurship and innovation in Silicon Valley and around the...   Read More