Notable Alumni

Since its founding in 1925, Stanford GSB has helped educate and develop future leaders in finance and investment management. A few notable alumni in the worlds of finance and inveting include:
·         Herb Allison, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Financial Stability
·         Sid Bass, Investor
·         Bill Browder, Founder of Hermitage Capital Management
·         John Burbank, Founder of Passport Capital
·         Brook Byers, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers
·         Sherwin Chen, Founder & Principal of Elevation Partners
·         Jim Coulter, Founding Partner of Texas Pacific Group
·         Steven Denning, Chairman of General Atlantic
·         Philip Fisher, Author of Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits
·         John Griffin, Founder of Blue Ridge Capital
·         Andreas Halvorsen, Founder of Viking Global
·         Vinod Khosla, Founder of Khosla Ventures
·         George Matelich, Managing Director of Kelso
·         George Needham, Founder & CEO of Needham & Co.
·         Jacqueline Novogratz, Founder & CEO of Acumen Fund
·         Richard Rainwater, Investor
·         Charles Schwab, Chairman & CEO of Charles Schwab
·         Robert Scott, Retired President & COO of Morgan Stanley
·         John Scully, Founder of SPO Partners
·         Kim Smith, Founder of New Schools Venture Fund
·         Tom Steyer, Founder of Farallon Capital Management
·         Graham Weaver, Founder of Alpine Investor