Who is an entrepreneur?

An entrepreneur can be anyone — any age, sex or race. An entrepreneurial person finds a need and tries to fill it.

There are different kinds of entrepreneurs. The very famous entrepreneurs like Bill Hewlett, Dave Packard, and Steve Jobs made their fame and fortune developing new high-tech products. Other entrepreneurs could be someone who sells hot dogs, builds houses, or has a baby sitting service.

Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at Stanford University and author of "Mindset" discusses the fixed and growth mindset.

Dr. KR Sridhar, co-founder of Bloom Energy, talks about bringing Bloom Energy to Silicon Valley from his garage in Tucson, Arizona.

Jim Gibbons, former Dean of Engineering at Stanford University, tells the story of Frederick Terman and how he became interested in electrical engineering.  Frederick Terman is widely credited with being the Father of Silicon Valley.

Kevin Surace, founder of Serious Energy, discusses disruptive innovation (innovation that disrupts an existing market) and how Steve Jobs was the epitome of this phenomenon.

Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple Computer, talks about failure.

Nolan Bushnell, co-founder of Atari, talks about founding and running the company.