Dave Evans (entrepreneur)

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Dave Evans is an entrepreneur who led the design of Apple's first mouse and was an early employee at Electronic Arts before becoming a Consulting Assistant Professor at Stanford University.[1] He also co-wrote the book Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life with Bill Burnett, which was published by Knopf in 2016.[2] Evans and Burnett also created a class called "Designing Your Life" at Stanford University.[3]

He graduated from Stanford with a master's degree in mechanical engineering.[3] Evans has also worked as a professor at the University of California - Berkeley.[4]


  1. ^ Harris, Ainsley (March 26, 2015). "Stanford's Most Popular Class Isn't Computer Science–It's Something Much More Important". Fast Company. Archived from the original on June 15, 2019. Retrieved January 13, 2016.
  2. ^ Kurutz, Steven (September 17, 2016). "Want to Find Fulfillment at Last? Think Like a Designer". The New York Times. Archived from the original on September 17, 2016.
  3. ^ a b Kurutz, Steven (2016-09-17). "Want to Find Fulfillment at Last? Think Like a Designer (Published 2016)". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-11-19.
  4. ^ High, Peter (10 July 2017). "Two Stanford Professors Share Secrets On Designing Your Life". Forbes. Retrieved 2020-11-19.