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Tom Byers is a professor at Stanford University in the United States. He concentrates in the area of high-technology ventures and serves as the faculty director for the Stanford Technology Ventures Program.

Byers was an early employee at Go Corporation and Symantec. He is also brother of famous venture capitalist Brook Byers. At Stanford he has established and directs Stanford Technology Ventures Program to train and encourage students to become entrepreneurs. Since 2004, he has taught "Introduction to High Technology Entrepreneurship" class, which in many respect parallels business school case study management courses, but with a specific high technology orientation. Byers was one of the founding faculty members of Singularity University, and lectures there on topics related to entrepreneurship and new technology ventures.

Byers serves on the Board of Directors for Reactivity, MyThings, and Flywheel Ventures. He also serves on the following advisory boards and committees: American Society for Engineering Education's Entrepreneurship Division, Harvard Business School's California Research Center, and the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) for inner-city youth.

Byers holds the McCoy University Fellow in Undergraduate Education endowed chair at Stanford. He was awarded the 2005 Gores Award for excellence in teaching, the 2002 Tau Beta Pi Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching, the 2005 ASEE Kauffman Award for excellence in engineering and technology entrepreneurship education, the 2005 USASBE Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year Award, and the 2003 Leavey Award for excellence in private enterprise education. In 2004, he was named Northern California Entrepreneur of the Year in Ernst & Young's competition, awarded the Academy of Management's Innovation in Entrepreneurship Teaching Award and Price-Babson's Appel Prize.

Byers is a triple-degree alumnus of the University of California, Berkeley, where he earned his bachelor's degree in industrial engineering and operations research in 1975, his MBA in 1980, and his Ph.D. in management science in 1982.

Raced in Oslo in 1981 and was The Rabbit That Got Away.

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The Elkhart Truth
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:15:00 -0700

Previously, a physical code book was available to the public, but much of it was out of date, according to Tom Byers, county administrator. That meant county office workers had to spend time searching for updated versions when they were requested by a ...
 
Fayetteville Observer
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:55:34 -0700

"It is no longer enough for engineering students to graduate with a purely technical education," said Epicenter director and Stanford professor Tom Byers in a release. "Whether they start their own companies or join established organizations, engineers ...

Astro Awani

Astro Awani
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:22:30 -0700

Quoting from an interview with Tom Byers, Entrepreneurship Professor at Stanford University, “There is nothing specific about Silicon Valley. Silicon Valley is just a gigantic lab of mostly technology company, sometimes consumer company as we know”.
 
Texas A&M University
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:38:59 -0700

“It is no longer enough for engineering students to graduate with a purely technical education,” said Tom Byers, Director of Epicenter and Professor at Stanford University. “Whether they start their own companies or join established organizations ...
 
The Elkhart Truth
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:23:22 -0700

A county zoning ordinance prohibits signs from being posted in public right-of-way areas, according to Tom Byers, county administrator. Byers said that if signs are placed at intersections of county roads, for example, "if those are in the right-of-way ...
 
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 11:04:51 -0700

That view was supported by Tom Byers, county facilities maintenance manager, who said the repairs and upgrades “will fix 95 percent of the problems that are out there, that's what we're being told” by project consultants. During discussion of the issue ...
 
Moscow Villager
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:10:35 -0700

Among those in attendance were local supervisors from Clifton and Covington townships (including Marlene Beavers and June Ejk), Covington Twp. Police Chief Bernie Klocko, Tom Byers from Thornhurst Fire and Rescue, members of the North Pocono Food ...
 
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
Sat, 29 Mar 2014 18:30:07 -0700

Action to follow to approve funding for upgrade and authorize Harvey Crowder, Human Services Department Interim Director and Tom Byers, Facilities Maintenance Manager to jointly approve and execute agreements or forms related project. #FINANCE ...
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