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President, Stanford University

This guy wrote the book on computer architecture design. Literally. First as a professor of electrical engineering and computer science at Stanford and later as an administrator, Hennessy has brought Silicon Valley and the university closer than ever. Even as president of Stanford, his research continen ues to push out the boundaries around the architecture of high- performance computers.

Posts With John Hennessy

Columbia University Names Sree Sreenivasan Its First Chief Digital Officer

But everyone will still know him as just plain Sree.
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Sal Khan and John Hennessy on Online Education: The Full D10 Interview (Video)

We all have a lot to learn about online education globally.
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Backstage With Aaron Sorkin, Reid Hoffman and Sean Parker: The KatieCam Highlight Reel

What kind of music do you listen to when you write “The West Wing”? Katie Boehret gets that scoop and more when she catches up with D10 guests, offstage but on camera.
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Stanford President John Hennessy Talks Backstage at D10

Backstage, John Hennessy talked with AllThingsD’s Katie Boehret about being smart, working hard, and Catholic nuns.
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How Do Credentials Change as Education Goes Online? Stanford and Khan Academy Respond. (Video)

Stanford President John Hennessy and Khan Academy founder Salman Khan on flipped classrooms and shadow school districts.
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Stanford President John Hennessy and Khan Academy’s Salman Khan Talk Education at D10

Both are disrupting notions of how classrooms should work.
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"To the Trilateral Commission and Its New Leader–Watson"

The White House has posted a single photo from the Silicon Valley dinner President Obama attended last night. Beyond confirming the guest list that made the rounds Thursday, it’s largely unremarkable–save for one thing: the seating arrangement at the dining table.

Why of Course I'll Sign Your iPad, Zuck….

Oh to be a fly on the wall at this gathering….President Obama will dine with Apple CEO Steve Jobs, Google CEO Eric Schmidt and a handful of other top Silicon Valley executives at a private dinner, at the home of venture capitalist John Doerr.