International Management: Mark Nelson and Margarita Quihuis

Monday, July 16, 2018

7:00 pm

Hewlett Teaching Center, Room 201 Map

Sponsored by:
Stanford Summer Session

Titles of the Talks: 

Peace Data Standard and Capital Markets

New Models for Creating Extraordinary Customer Experiences

About the Speakers

Margarita Quihuis, Co-Director, Peace Innovation Lab

A behavior designer, social entrepreneur and mentor capitalist, Margarita Quihuis’s career has focused on innovation, technology incubation, access to capital and entrepreneurship. Her accomplishments include being the first director of Astia (formerly known as the Women’s Technology Cluster), a business incubator where her portfolio companies raised $67 million in venture funding, venture capitalist, Reuters Fellow at Stanford, and Director of RI Labs for Ricoh Innovations. She is currently a member of the research team at Stanford Persuasive Technology Lab, and co-directs the Stanford Peace Innovation Lab where she conducts research on innovation, game design thinking, persuasive technology & the potential of technology to change society for the better. 

Mark Nelson, Co-Director, Peace Innovation Lab

Former relief-worker, investment banker, and social entrepreneur, Mark Nelson founded and co-directs Stanford Peace Innovation Lab, where he researches mass collaboration and mass interpersonal persuasion. Mark focuses on designing, catalyzing, incentivizing, and generating resources to scale up collective positive human behavior change. He has described a functional, quantitative definition of peace, in terms of technology-mediated engagement episode quantity and quality across social difference lines; he has identified innovative, automated ways to measure peace, both at the neighborhood and global level; and he has developed a formal structural description for Peace Data. He leads the Global OPEN Social Sensor Array project, and designs technology interventions to measurably increase positive, mutually beneficial engagement across conflict boundaries. 

For a complete biographies, please visit the Peace Innovation Lab webpage. 

Monday, July 16, 2018
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Hewlett Teaching Center, Room 201 Map

Free and open to the public


Education Lecture / Reading International Engineering Public Service 

General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends, Members