The Dropout

1. Myth-Making

Jan. 23, 2019

On the premiere episode of The Dropout, you'll meet a young Elizabeth Holmes. Convinced of her own destiny even as a young child, she would come to drop out of Stanford in her late teens, intending to mold herself after the great tech icons of our time. Her obsession with Steve Jobs -- down to his signature black turtlenecks -- would become particularly pronounced as she launched her company Theranos. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.