Alumni News

Browse or search the articles below and see what some Stanford GSB alumni have been up to professionally. 

June 18, 2019
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Lord Browne of Madingley, MS ’81 and former CEO of BP, advised graduates to embrace that which makes them different.
Lord Browne of Madingley, MS ’81 and former CEO of BP. Credit: Saul Bromberger
May 15, 2019
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New research shows that people with shared goals can get lured into “pseudo competitions” that hurt all involved.
Cersei from Game of Thrones. Credit: HBO/Helen Sloan
May 13, 2019
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The former naval aviator has quietly counseled countless Stanford vets during their transition from military to civilian life.
Hank Scherf. Credit: Kiefer Hickman
April 16, 2019
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These young entrepreneurs are Forbes 30 Under 30 2019 honorees.
Students walking in front of Stanford GSB campus. Credit: Elena Zhukova
April 12, 2019
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A Ukrainian native challenges the financial industry to lose its fear of decentralized transactions.
Igor Khmel. Credit: Arthur Bodnar
April 12, 2019
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Nova Credit, which began as a class project, helps immigrants and visitors to the U.S. bring their credit histories with them.
Illustration showing a man with a briefcase as a body running into red tape. Credit: Michael Morgenstern
April 5, 2019
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Social entrepreneurs Daryn Dodson, MBA ’07, and Jenna Nicholas, MBA ’17, are building a more just, sustainable, and prosperous world — one community at a time.
Williamson, West Virginia. Credit: Travis DeWitz
March 27, 2019
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These Stanford GSB women are changing their industries and their communities.
Two women talk together at the Accelerate women’s leadership program at Stanford GSB. Credit: Tricia Seibold
March 19, 2019
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Chesca Colloredo-Mansfeld’s journey from online retail to academia to a healthcare nonprofit has paid off in ways that can’t be measured.
Chesca Colloredo-Mansfield. Credit: Lissa Gotwals
March 6, 2019
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Stanford GSB faculty reveal the art of engineering entrepreneurialism within existing organizations.
Charles A. O'Reilly III and Amy Wilkinson. Credit: Drew Kelly
March 6, 2019
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This Stanford GSB graduate is sanguine about the best-selling wine brand that bears his name and has made millions of dollars — for someone else.
Charles Shaw. Credit: Tim Klein
March 1, 2019
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Tanzania’s Benjamin Fernandes took his Stanford MBA and went home.
Benjamin Fernandes. Credit: Drew Kelly
March 1, 2019
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The spark needed to ignite your next idea may be half a world away.
Amy Wilkinson, lecturer in management. Credit:
February 27, 2019
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New research shows political advertising’s hidden costs.
People silhouetted against an illuminated ad for Donald Trump. Credit: Reuters/Gretchen Ertl
February 22, 2019
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Do it early, do it thoughtfully, and avoid the pitfalls of being “crazy reactive.”
Illustrated figures shown on criss-crossing paths. Credit: Jing Jing Tsong
February 14, 2019
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“It doesn’t matter how many people hate your brand as long as enough people love it.”
Phil Knight, Nike cofounder. Credit: Stacy Geiken
February 4, 2019
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The senior vice president of strategy and development for the SF Giants carved her own niche in the competitive world of pro sports management.
January 31, 2019
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John Browne, Lord Browne of Madingley, MS ’81, will address graduating students in Stanford GSB’s Class of 2019.
 John Browne, Lord Browne of Madingley, MS ’81. Credit: Courtesy of L1 Energy
January 25, 2019
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Start-up founder Tony Aguilar learned to spot and combat natural bias to raise money for his mobile app.
Tony Aguilar, Chipper, Austin, Texas. Credit: Julia Robinson
December 12, 2018
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The MBA Class of 2018 broke records for salaries for the fourth consecutive year, yet their career choices were not about chasing the money.
Students at their graduation ceremony, June 2018. Credit: Saul Bromberger