Stanford Pathfinders to launch on SiriusXM

Stanford Pathfinders, a new biweekly show featuring some of the university’s most prominent alumni, will premiere on SiriusXM Insight Channel 121 on Saturday, Nov. 18, 10 a.m. ET (7 a.m. PST). The show, part of SiriusXM’s joint venture with the university, will feature in-depth conversations about the life stories and paths to success of Stanford alumni.

Howard Wolf

Hosted by HOWARD WOLF, vice president for alumni affairs and president of the Stanford Alumni Association, the series will feature Nike co-founder and chairman emeritus PHILIP KNIGHT as its first guest. Other confirmed guests include JERRY YANG, co-founder and former CEO of Yahoo!; RUTH PORAT, chief financial officer for Google; and MIKE MCFAUL, former ambassador to Russia and director of the Freeman Spogli Institute.

“Stanford’s alumni body is blessed with some truly amazing people who have lived wonderfully fascinating lives,” said Wolf.  “Stanford Pathfinders will provide a special opportunity for these Stanford stalwarts to share their insights and experiences, and I’m thrilled to bring their stories to SiriusXM listeners.”

Stanford Pathfinders will feature engaging dialogues with alumni who have gone on to become leaders in their respective areas including politics, entertainment, sports, technology and more.

SiriusXM’s Stanford Radio also airs The Future of Everything and School’s In on Saturdays and Sundays. The Future of Everything, hosted by bioengineering professor RUSS ALTMAN, explores how technology, science and medicine are shaping our lives, from driverless cars to privacy, security, genetics and health. School’s In, hosted by Graduate School of Education Senior Lecturer DENISE POPE and Dean DAN SCHWARTZ, delves into what is working and what needs to change in the classrooms of today. Visit the Stanford Radio website to hear previous shows.

Wolf has led the Stanford Alumni Association since 2001. He earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Stanford in 1980 and his MBA from Harvard in 1985. Before his appointment as vice president for alumni affairs and president of the Stanford Alumni Association, he worked as both an entrepreneur and business manager in the publishing and commercial real estate development and management industries.