Meet Joel

Joel Peterson

Joel Peterson is the chairman of JetBlue Airways and the founding partner of Peterson Partners, a Salt Lake City-based investment management firm.

Joel has a long history of successful growth capital investments in a variety of industries. He currently teaches Entrepreneurial Management at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, is the Chairman of the Board of Overseers at the Hoover Institution at Stanford as well as the Chairman of the Board at JetBlue Airways, and serves as a Director of Franklin Covey. He served formerly as Managing Partner of Trammell Crow Company. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. Joel is the author of The 10 Laws of Trust: Building the Bonds that Make a Business Great.

April 3

Yesterday, after 28 years in the classroom, I taught my first-ever class on Zoom to students at Stanford’s Graduate…

March 30

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March 26

(1/5) For the past few weeks it seems everyone has been glued to news about COVID-19. As a business leader and a te…

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