How College Experience Builds Character and Shapes Values - Ben Hallen

In Chapter 3 of 21 in his 2011 Capture Your Flag interview with host Erik Michielsen, business school professor Ben Hallen answers "How Did Your College Experience Build Your Character and Shape Your Values?" Hallen, a University of Virginia graduate, notes how it provides challenges meeting different types of both people and intellectual perspectives. Hallen learns that while analytical skills learned in engineering are important, it is also key to learn how to understand problems and phrase solutions from another person's perspective. Hallen is an Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School. Previously, he was Assistant Professor of Management and Organization at University of Maryland. Hallen earned his PhD from Stanford University and its Stanford Technology Venture Program (STVP). He has been a startup CTO and graduated from the University of Virginia with a BS in Electrical Engineering and a Masters in Computer Science.