Hemant Taneja is a managing director at General Catalyst, and has been an early investor in market-leading companies like Digit, Grammarly, Gusto, Livongo, Mindstrong, Samsara, Snap, and Stripe. His 2018 book Unscaled articulates the need for accountability, transparency, and explainability in AI technologies as they permeate deeper into daily life, and his more recent Harvard Business Review article “The Era of Move Fast and Break Things is Over” encourages entrepreneurs and venture capitalists to adopt frameworks for responsible innovation and investing.
In addition to his investment work, Taneja is the cofounder of Advanced Energy Economy, an organization focused on transforming energy policy in America. He is a founding board member of the Khan Lab School, a nonprofit K-12 school dedicated to classroom innovation, and he sits on the Board of Fellows for the Stanford School of Medicine. At Stanford University, he also teaches a computer science course titled “Artificial Intelligence, Entrepreneurship and Society in the 21st Century and Beyond.”
This appearance by Hemant Taneja is part of the Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders series. Join us virtually at youtube.com/ecorner as we bring founders, investors and industry influencers to center stage and invite them to share what it takes to become a disruptor.