Chairman at JetBlue Airways | Professor at Stanford GSB - Joel Peterson
Episode 313, Joel Peterson
Joel Peterson is the Chairman of the Board of Overseers at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and Chairman of the Board at JetBlue Airways. He is also the Founding Partner and Chairman of Peterson Partners, a Salt Lake City-based investment management firm with $1 billion under management. Peterson Partners has invested in over 200 companies through 13 funds in four primary asset classes: growth-oriented private equity, venture capital, real estate, and search funds.
Joel is on the faculty at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, where he teaches courses in real estate investment, entrepreneurship, and leadership.
Prior to Stanford Business School and founding Peterson Partners, Joel was Chief Executive Officer of Trammell Crow Company, then the world’s largest private commercial real estate development firm. Joel earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and received his Bachelors degree from Brigham Young University, where he was valedictorian and student body president.
He and his wife, Diana, have been married for over 45 years and have 7 children and 25 grandchildren.
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