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Are You Better Off With an Older Team or a Younger Team?

“So, you’re thinking of going the young route,” Bruce Wooley, who was the dean of the electrical engineering department at Stanford, said to me. One of Bruce’s past students had introduced us, and Bruce and I were having coffee on Stanford’s campus.

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I told Bruce I was considering a recent PhD of his to be VP Engineering of my newly minted startup, and Bruce’s comment…




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