Alumni News

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

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
December 11, 2018
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From anti-vaxxing to gun control, the propagation of beliefs and behaviors is influenced as much by the meanings we ascribe to them as by our social circles.
A diverse group of people connected through social networks and digital media. Credit: iStock/aurielaki
December 6, 2018
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It took three decades, but Stanford MBA David L. Brunner eventually left a high-powered banking career to rebuild a New York dairy farm.
David Brunner walks a field with his goats. Credit: Corey Hendrickson
November 28, 2018
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A new survey shows how Americans respond to CEOs who weigh in on controversial issues.
People show support of Colin Kaepernick. Credit: Reuters/Stephanie Keith
November 21, 2018
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An architect looks to business school to develop skills outside of design.
Danielle Wyss. Credit: Kiefer Hickman
November 15, 2018
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She went from NASA to Stanford and back to become the Kennedy Space Center’s first female senior executive.
JoAnn Morgan. Credit: Kay Bjork
November 15, 2018
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The skills he learned at Stanford GSB served the CEMEX executive well when Hurricane Maria put his staffers at risk.
 Jorge Rojas. Credit: Photo Courtesy of CEMEX
November 15, 2018
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She signed up for the Stanford MSx Program with one goal in mind: create a startup that would help other parents.
Ritu Narayan
November 15, 2018
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More than 50 years after he arrived at Stanford GSB, the school’s former dean still sees himself as a student.
Robert Joss. Credit: Robert Holmgren
November 15, 2018
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The Sloan — now Stanford MSx — Program has evolved in many ways in the last six decades. Here are six of the most significant changes.
students in an MSx class | Photo by Elena Zhukova
November 15, 2018
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The CEO of Kimberly-Clark dined with future Nobel laureates while at Stanford GSB but says he learned much from his peers.
Tom Falk. Credit: Courtesy of Kimblery-Clark
November 15, 2018
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When her bosses at General Motors sent her to the Stanford Sloan Program, her goal was to make lifelong connections while excelling in the classroom.
Zara Larsen. Credit: Photo Courtesy of The Larsen Group
November 7, 2018
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When money is on the line, a new study finds, people give less weight to social warmth.
A manager, standing among his employees, points at one of them during a meeting. Credit: iStock/Thomas_EyeDesign
October 31, 2018
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How an uncle’s battle with cancer helped Nisa Leung become one of Asia’s most successful VCs.
Nisa Leung. Credit: Amanda Kho
October 30, 2018
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Five alumni and one faculty member recognized for contributions to the GSB during annual reunion weekend.
October 23, 2018
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When the New Zealander came down with an aggressive cancer, his classmates rallied.
David Downs, a participant in Stanford Executive Program. Courtesy of David Downs
October 16, 2018
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Students take the lead in Stanford GSB Impact Fund to manage investments in mission-driven startups.
YYoung people looking at a pie chart, contemplatively. Credit: James Steinberg
October 15, 2018
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A little-known investment vehicle skyrockets young entrepreneurs into top roles.
An illustration of a businessperson looking through a telescope. Credit: iStock/z_wei
October 5, 2018
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Chad Cooper left a fast-track banking career when the struggling Brooklyn Conservatory of Music called his name.
Chad Cooper in front of the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music. Credit: Cole Wilson
September 28, 2018
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Tom Peters reflects on a half-century spent studying management.
A photo-illustration of a megaphone. Credit: Murat Göçmen