Alumni News

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

August 15, 2019
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Stanford GSB’s ACT program sends alumni into social impact organizations to strategically solve problems and plan for growth.
Illustration of two hands shaking to connect teams. Credit: Jud Guitteau
August 9, 2019
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Sarah Craig, MSx ’18, is developing a community-supported approach to innovation in education in Virginia.
SIF Fellow Sarah Craig, MSx ’18, Credit: Stacy Geiken
June 27, 2019
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From interviewing Uber’s CEO to leading a global study trip, Stanford GSB’s graduating class share a few of their favorite moments as students.
Tawanda Mahere. Credit: Tricia Seibold
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 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