0815 | Why Innovation Needs Liberal Arts with Scott Hartley

SCOTT HARTLEY is a venture capitalist and startup advisor. He has served as a Presidential Innovation Fellow at the White House, a partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures, and a venture partner at Metamorphic Ventures. Prior to venture capital, Hartley worked at Google, Facebook, and Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society. Hartley first heard the term “fuzzy” at Stanford, to refer to any liberal arts major at Stanford. In this interview, we discuss his observations that many of the most innovative “techie” firms need liberal arts minds as well.

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In This episode, You’ll Learn:

  • The Difference Between “Fuzzy” and “Techie” Personalities
  • The Importance of Blending the Liberal Arts and Technology worlds
  • How To Engage People to Think Critically

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