How Stanford Symbolic Systems Studies Direct Career - Michael Olsen

In Chapter 2 of 16, social entrepreneur and technology consultant Michael Olsen channels his broad interests into studying symbolic systems at Stanford University. Olsen's studies take a multi-discipline perspective - computer science, history, philosophy - in his studies. Upon graduation, Olsen continues to work in insurance industry and founds an Internet consulting firm. The interdisciplinary approach helps Olsen balance pitching clients ideas and technology project execution.