Graduate School of Business


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  • Rob Urstein

    Rob Urstein

    Lecturer

    BioRob Urstein is a Lecturer in Management at the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he teaches courses on innovation in higher education. An experienced academic leader, Urstein has more than 25 years of professional experience managing academic programs and teaching, advising, and coaching learners at all levels. He collaborates on research projects and serves as a governing board member of the College Transition Collaborative, which brings together pioneering social psychologists, education researchers, and higher education practitioners to create learning environments that produce more equitable higher education outcomes.

    In addition to his teaching and research, Urstein is co-founder of Gather Learning. He previously worked with Guild Education and Entangled Ventures.

    Urstein spent more than twelve years in leadership roles at Stanford, including three years as Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Dean of Freshmen, and Director of Undergraduate Advising and Research, where he was responsible for the transition of new undergraduates to Stanford; academic advising; undergraduate research programs, and academic policy and progress. At the Graduate School of Business, Urstein served for eight years as Assistant Dean, leading the PhD Program, and for two years as Managing Director of Global Innovation Programs, where he managed a portfolio of on campus and international programs focused on leadership, innovation, and entrepreneurship. He has taught MBA students since 2008. Prior to Stanford, he was a Fulbright Senior Scholar in Oslo, Norway, working for the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Education. He has been at Stanford since 2004.

  • Susana Vasserman

    Susana Vasserman

    Assistant Professor of Economics at the Graduate School of Business and Center Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research

    BioI am an academic economist specializing in industrial organization.

    My work leverages theory, empirics and modern computation to better understand the equilibrium implications of policies and proposals involving information revelation, risk sharing and commitment. My projects span a number of policy settings, including public procurement, pharmaceutical pricing and auto-insurance.

  • Luis F Voloch

    Luis F Voloch

    Lecturer

    BioLuis F Voloch is an AI Researcher, Entrepreneur , and Lecturer at Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he teaches about management and entrepreneurship topics in Data Science and AI heavy companies, and where they differ from traditional software companies.
    Luis is the cofounder of Immunai, an AI-driven cancer immunotherapy biotech company based out of NYC. They develop cutting edge technologies at the intersection of AI, genomics, big data, and immunology for developing immunotherapies. Immunai has over 140 people in NYC and other sites, and have raised over $300M and are valued at over $1B.

  • Collin Wallace

    Collin Wallace

    Lecturer

    BioCollin has over 20 years of experience as an engineer, inventor, operator, and investor. Before joining Lobby Capital, he was the Managing Director for Techstars Silicon Valley, where he launched the first two Techstars accelerator programs in the Bay Area in partnership with JP Morgan and eBay.

    He started his career as the founder and CEO of FanGo Software Systems (TS S10), a leading company in restaurant mobile ordering. In 2011, FanGo was acquired by GrubHub, and Collin became the Head of Innovation, responsible for OrderHub, new technologies, and a significant portion of Grubhub’s pre-IPO patent portfolio.

    In 2019, he co-founded ZeroStorefront (YC W19), a data analytics platform for restaurants, which Thanx acquired in 2022. He is an alumnus of both Techstars and YCombinator, an advisor for the Roelof Botha and Huifen Chan Innovation Program, and a faculty member at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he co-teaches the Startup Garage class.

    Collin has run two YCombinator Demo Day Funds, investing primarily in marketplaces, developer tools, productivity, the future of work, sustainability and artificial intelligence. In total, he has invested in over 80 early-stage companies, including Payjoy, Landed, Mosaic Voice, Postscript, and Vellum.

    Outside of work, he enjoys cycling, tinkering, and farming. Collin holds an engineering degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He currently resides in San Mateo, California with his wife Doris, daughter Zoelle, and puppies Aspen & Penny.

  • Yuyan Wang

    Yuyan Wang

    Assistant Professor of Marketing at the Graduate School of Business

    BioYuyan Wang is an assistant professor of marketing at Stanford Graduate School of Business. She earned her PhD in Statistics from Princeton University’s Department of Operations Research & Financial Engineering, and holds a BS in Statistics from the Special Class for the Gifted Young program at the University of Science of Technology of China. With over six years of industry experience at Uber and Google Brain as a machine learning researcher, she focused on designing algorithms for understanding and improving the long-term values of recommender systems for Uber Eats and YouTube. Her work has been recognized with the Best Paper Award at Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST).