Alumni News

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

January 22, 2020
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Learn how to take back control of your attention span.
An illustration of a man trying to escape the tangles of his cell phone demands. Credit: iStock/Annemarie Gorissen
January 16, 2020
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Innovations developed at big tech firms could transform the nonprofit world, with a little help from academia.
Susan Athey. Credit: Tricia Seibold
January 15, 2020
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“I’m not driven to be the king of the bag industry,” Mark Dwight says. “I love being hands-on, and I love everything about this business. I’m in the factory every day.”
An overview shot of workers on the factory floor at Rickshaw Bags. Credit: Timothy Archibald
January 15, 2020
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How three founders built the eBay of Latin America when everyone said it wouldn’t work.
Marcos Galperín, cofounder of MercadoLibre, visited Stanford GSB as part of the View From The Top speaker series.
January 13, 2020
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This Stanford GSB course attracts CEOs from some of the world’s biggest corporations, who share how they’re navigating — or creating — digital disruption.
Professor Robert E. Siegel teaches a class. Credit: Toni Bird
January 13, 2020
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A leadership coach shows how you can get the most out of your network.
Two businesswomen having coffee. Credit: iStock/NoSystem images
January 10, 2020
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A Stanford GSB alumna revisits her original admissions essay and reflects on how her worldview has changed in the years since.
Illustration of woman pushing a shopping cart and looking peaceful. Credit: Kim Salt
January 10, 2020
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A legendary hotelier looks back at one of his biggest failures — and what he learned from it.
Chip Conley, relaxed and laughing at his home.
January 9, 2020
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Investments in employees, consumers, communities, and the environment vary widely. A new study reveals this range and the hurdles to measuring success.
Volunteer Lena Haug, a native of Santa Cruz, CA, waters plants at an urban gardening project. Credit: Reuters/Thomas Peter
January 6, 2020
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There’s little evidence that common board best practices lead to better oversight.
Business people in a board room. Credit: iStock/Morsa Images
December 11, 2019
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The newest employment report announces career outcomes of Class of 2019 graduates.
MBA students walking across Credit: Elena Zukhova
December 11, 2019
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Innovative online programs and on-the-ground teaching bring the Stanford GSB experience to Indian entrepreneurs and CEOs, and global study trips give students a broader global perspective.
Professor Baba Shiv with Seed Transformation Program participant at the 2017 launch of Stanford Seed in India
December 10, 2019
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Five campus moments that caught your attention.
Peter Olson. Credit: Allison Felt
December 10, 2019
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As rates of suicide and mental illness rise, Stanford’s Social Innovation Fellow will connect underserved young people with therapy through Hopebound.
Christina Guilbeau, MBA ’19. Credit: Stacy Gieken
December 9, 2019
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Hear career advice from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella or learn how to build your startup team.
People from Williamson, West Virginia in front of the Mountaineer Hotel. Credit: Beth Rimbey
December 6, 2019
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Stanford GSB professors recommend the books they’re most likely to give as presents over this year’s holiday season.
A stack of books being unwrapped. Credit: iStock/Thinglass
November 21, 2019
Video
Craving the pastries and cakes of their childhood, two Stanford GSB alumni recreate the flavors of home in LA.
November 18, 2019
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The former classmates discuss launching Latin America’s top online marketplace when no one believed it would work.
Left to Right: Oladoyin Oladapo, Marcos Galperin, Hernan Kazah, Stelleo Tolda. Credit: Shana Lynch.
November 15, 2019
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Project Redwood, launched at a Stanford GSB class reunion, gives early-stage grants to innovative social impact companies.
One of the families who received flooring from EarthEnable, which was funded by Project Redwood. Credit:  Jacques Nkinzingabo
November 8, 2019
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A few alumni discuss the big lessons they’ve taken from work, school, and the military.
Stanford GSB Alumni Eric Hanft in military uniform, leading a rehearsal before of a large military funeral in Arlington National Cemetery.. Photo Courtesy of Eric Hanft