Leaving Microsoft to Change the World Stanford Executive Briefs with John Wood
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More volunteers than shovels is a good problem...
While he was an executive at Microsoft, John Wood made a life-changing decision to found Room to Read, a nonprofit organization that now provides educational access to 1.3 million children in developing nations through 400 schools and 5,000 Reading Rooms. In this engaging talk, John describes a vision for scalable solutions to world problems, including the need to focus on results and how to attract high-level employees, volunteers, and investors. His work has been profiled by Bloomberg Television, CNBC, CNN, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and other news publications.