QB3 Seminar: Jennifer Kenny. "How to Be an Entrepreneur and a Leader"

As an entrepreneur you are not just building a company. You are also leading people and creating partnerships. You can improve your chances of leadership success by applying "Human Innovation," a process that integrates design thinking, systems thinking, and human cognition and language. Human Innovation enables entrepreneurs to leverage the innovative capacity of their teams and the ecosystem so they can thrive. Join us November 14th to learn more from Jennifer Kenny, a mentor and trainer who specializes in advising CEOs on leading innovation in complex technical environments.

Where & When

Room 212, Byers Hall, UCSF Mission Bay (1700 4th St., San Francisco)
Noon to 1:00 PM, Thursday, November 14, 2019

This is a brown bag event.

About the Speaker


Jennifer Kenny speaks, mentors, trains and facilitates on Human Innovation, with a specific focus on two of the big levers of innovation: technology and gender diversity. Her work is founded on Systems Thinking and Language Action Design/Human Centered Design.

Jennifer has held senior consulting positions with Accenture, Booz Allen and Gartner, senior executive roles with Wells Fargo and Cisco, and was CIO, SRI International (formerly Stanford Research Institute) where she designed and led the enterprise’s IT transformation program.

Jennifer was most recently honored at the 2019 Silicon Valley Global Awards. She was awarded the internationally acclaimed IDG DEMO Entrepreneurship Award and won the Intel/University of California Business Plan Award. Jennifer is on the Board of Directors of Global Women's’ Leadership Network and is a Fellow of the Irish Computer Society. Jennifer holds a M.Sc. (Hons.), in Engineering Geology, Imperial College, University of London, a B.Sc.(Hons), in Geology and Chemistry from University College, Dublin. She currently lives in San Francisco.