Steve Blank honored for innovation leadership

Menlo Park resident Steve Blank recently received the 2014 Outstanding Leadership Award, jointly presented to him by the National Science Foundation and the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance.

The award recognizes Mr. Blank's years of work in the field of technological advancement and his dedication to working with the next generation of innovators in the classroom and elsewhere.

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He received the award at the National Innovation Network Meeting in Washington, D.C., in April.

Mr. Blank is the co-founder of the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps, has written two popular books on entrepreneurship, and made Forbes' 2013 list of the "30 Most Influential People in Tech."

He teaches a curriculum he developed as part of the Innovation Corps at Stanford, U.C. Berkeley and UCSF.

In April, he delivered the commencement address for the ESADE Business School in Barcelona, Spain.

Emma Marsano


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