Joel Peterson is on the faculty at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University where he teaches courses in real estate investment, entrepreneurship, and leadership. He 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. Peterson is also the Founding Partner and Chairman of Peterson Partners, a Salt Lake City-based investment management firm with $1 billion under management. He has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University.
He and his wife, Diana, have been married for 38 years and have 7 children and 14 grandchildren.