Randy Livingston

VP, Business Affairs, CFO & University Liaison for Stanford Medicine at Stanford University

Mechanical Engineering Degree, Stanford University

MBA, Stanford’s Graduate School of Business

Randy Livingston joined Stanford University in March 2001 as Vice President for Business Affairs, Chief Financial Officer and University Liaison for Stanford Medicine. In this role, Randy reports to Marc Tessier-Lavigne, President of Stanford. Randy oversees many of the administrative organizations that provide support for Stanford’s academic mission, including Financial Management Services (Controller’s Office, Treasurer’s Office, and Procurement), Research Financial Compliance and Services, Administrative Systems, IT Services, Information Security, Office of Audit, Compliance and Privacy, Risk Management, and Business Development. The Office of Sponsored Research reports jointly to Randy and the Vice Provost of Research.

Prior to Stanford, Randy spent 16 years working in Silicon Valley with several technology and life science companies as chief financial officer, and in corporate development and marketing roles. He led two companies through IPO’s, founded a company, sold a company and completed several acquisitions of other companies. Previously, Randy worked with McKinsey & Company as a management consultant.

Randy also serves on the boards of Genomic Health, eHealth, Pacific Biosciences and Stanford Management Company.



  • VP, Business Affairs, CFO & University Liaison for Stanford Medicine

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