Marguerite Gong Hancock is an expert on strategies for innovation and entrepreneurship in leading high technology regions, especially in Silicon Valley and Asia. She is the Associate Director of the Stanford Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE), an interdisciplinary and international research program at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.
Educated at Brigham Young University, Harvard University, and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Hancock joined Stanford in 1987. She leads SPRIE research initiatives, conferences, and publications on topics ranging from “China 2.0: The Rise of a Digital Superpower” to “Smart Green Cities: New Technologies, New Models, New Strategies” to “The Next Silicon Valley.”