Mr. Epstein is in charge of planning, coordinating, and executing all aspects of Rock Center activities, including its operations, programs, research projects and events under the direction of, and in conjunction with, Rock Center Faculty. He has also taught classes on corporate governance, venture capital and new financial regulations at the Stanford Senior Executive Leadership Program in Hong Kong and at Universidad Catolica Law School in Chile, where he is an Affiliate Professor at Universidad Catolica's Corporate Governance Center.
Prior to his position at Stanford, Mr. Epstein was the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel at a high–tech business incubator and consulting firm, facilitating the transfer, development and commercialization of technologies and fostering the growth of early–stage high–tech companies.
Prior, Mr. Epstein was a Silicon Valley research analyst with a UK–based venture capital and private equity research and analytics start–up company. Previously, he was an associate at a leading Chilean corporate law firm (2002–2004) and a trainee with Allen & Overy's Latin America Projects Group in Paris, France (2001).
Mr. Epstein holds a law degree (JD) (cum laude, 2002) from Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and an LL.M. (Master of Laws) degree in Corporate Governance and Practice from Stanford Law School (2005). In addition, he was part of the exchange program "Cycle du Diplome" at Sciences–Po, Paris, France (2001).
Mr. Epstein is a member of the State Bar of California and the Chilean Bar.