Executive Director Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford University
Sarah Stein Greenberg holds an MBA from Stanford University and a BA in History from Oberlin College and is the Executive Director of the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d.school) at Stanford University.
At the d.school she supports a multidisciplinary learning program of about 25 courses that reach more than 500 Stanford graduate students annually, taught by more than 60 experts from the d.school, Stanford faculty and the Silicon Valley community.
Previously, she has advised multinational companies on developing innovation capabilities. Her background includes developing new products and services in a number of emerging markets in Asia and Africa.
As a teacher, Ms. Greenberg has co-taught the d.school’s foundational Design Thinking Bootcamp, and its legendary course on design for the developing world, Design for Extreme Affordability. This year she helped start a new course that aims to spark students’ appetites for disruptive innovation in addressing poverty in the Bay Area.