Joel Peterson is the founding partner of Peterson Partners, a Salt Lake City-based investment management firm with $1 billion under management, and author of Entrepreneurial Leadership. For the past 12 years, he has served as chairman of JetBlue Airways. He’s also a former chairman of The Hoover Institution.

Since 1992, Peterson has been on the faculty at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, teaching courses in real estate investment, entrepreneurship and leadership. He’s been called the “Mr. Rogers of Silicon Valley” and has appeared on Fox & Friends, CNN’s Quest Means Business, CBS Radio and BNN Bloomberg, among other outlets.

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