The story of the Theranos downfall is already one of Silicon Valley legend. What made Tyler Shultz anonymously blow the whistle at Theranos to Wall Street Journal reporter John Carreyrou? How did Tyler’s family connections to Theranos complicate his decision to blow the whistle? What made him finally “out” himself as the whistleblower? What experiences did he have growing up that formed his moral reasoning skills? What factors lead to the unethical culture at Theranos?
Hear directly from Tyler Shultz, the Theranos whistleblower, in this interview by Ann Skeet, senior director of Leadership Ethics at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, during an event held at Santa Clara University in the fall of 2018.