Friday, June 24, 11:30 a.m.

President Obama, three young entrepreneurs and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.

President Obama chats with young entrepreneurs (l-r) Mai Medhat from Egypt, Jean Bosco Nzeyimana from Rwanda and Mariana Costa Checa from Peru with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg about what governments can do to make things easier for people who want to build companies. (Image credit: Aaron Kehoe)

Friday, June 24, 11 a.m.

Barack Obama at lectern in Memorial Auditorium at GES 2016

President Barack Obama promises to keep his speech short so he can join Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and three young entrepreneurs in conversation. The president said an interconnected world offers opportunities to bring to more people the benefits of creative solutions to challenges. (Image credit: L.A. Cicero)

Friday, June 24, 10:30 a.m.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai at the lectern in Memorial Auditorium

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, addresses the audience at the morning’s plenary session. (Image credit: L.A. Cicero)

Friday, June 24, 10 a.m.

On stage are a panel of four award-winning entrepreneurs and moderated by Steve Case

Panel of four award-winning entrepreneurs moderated by Steve Case (center), co-founder of AOL and chairman of Revolution (Image credit: L.A. Cicero)

Friday, June 24, 9:30 a.m.

Cast members of TV show Silicon Valley interact with a child entrepreneur in the audience at Memorial Auditorium

They’re not entrepreneurs, but they play them on TV. Warming up the audience before the day’s first plenary session, the cast of “Silicon Valley” talks to a child entrepreneur. (Image credit: L.A. Cicero)

Friday, June 24, 8 a.m.

giant hashtag display #GES2016

Trending on Twitter (Image credit: L.A. Cicero)

Friday, June 24, 5:30 a.m.

Media vans parked on street with Hoover Tower in background

Media vans arrive in the predawn hours. (Image credit: Aaron Kehoe)

Thursday, June 23, 3 p.m.

Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership panelists (left to right) Penny Pritzker, Ruth Porat, Ann H. Lamont, Nina Vaca, Nermin S'ad

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, JD ’85, MBA ’85 (far left), moderated a panel on women’s entrepreneurial leadership with (l-r) Ruth Porat, ’79; Ann Lamont, ’79; Nina Vaca; and Nermin S’ad. (Image credit: L.A. Cicero)

Thursday, June 23, 11:45 a.m.

Thursday, June 23, 11:30 a.m.

Two people talking at a booth in the Innovation Marketplace.

Stanford’s Seed Transformation program, which offers management training and networking support to entrepreneurs in developing countries, is among the booths in GES’s Innovation Marketplace. (Image credit: Kate Chesley)

Thursday, June 23, 10:45 a.m.

Thursday, June 23, 10:30 a.m.

Thursday, June 23,  9:50 a.m.

Entrepreneurs play a critical role in combating both global extremism and climate change, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry tells the audience in the opening plenary. Read more and view video highlights from the opening plenary here.

US Secretary of State John Kerry at lectern in Memorial Auditorium, Stanford, speaking at 2016 GES

Image credit: L.A. Cicero

Thursday, June 23, 8:45 a.m.

For all those not invited to GES+, today begins the Global Entrepreneurship Summit.  Stanford’s Memorial Auditorium is ready for the opening plenary.

seats in Memorial Auditorium full of people waiting for the plenary session of GES 2016 to begin

Image credit: L.A. Cicero

Wednesday, June 22, 1:30 p.m.

This first day of the summit, known as GES+, is an invitation-only event focused on youth and women. Stanford videographers Kurt Hickman and Aaron Kehoe chatted with a few of the participating entrepreneurs about why they traveled to Stanford for GES+.

Go to the web site to view the video.

Lucy Lahrita, Sapporo, Japan

Go to the web site to view the video.

Ibraheem Saleem, Peshawar, Pakistan

Wednesday, June 22, 10:50 a.m.

Bullletin board with outline of world map and pins in many parts of the world.

This map reflects the worldwide reach of the summit. (Image credit: Kate Chesley)

Wednesday, June 22, 9:45 a.m.

Ford Plaza with tables, chairs and booths

Ford Plaza outside the Arrillaga Center for Sports & Recreation is ready for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit’s Innovation Marketplace. (Image credit: Aaron Kehoe)