Alumni News

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

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
September 21, 2018
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Three alumni share what led them to take a chance on a less conventional job change.
Nadine Lehner shown in Patagonia
August 17, 2018
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Everything you purchase — from transportation to entertainment to groceries — will soon come with a monthly plan, says Zuora CEO Tien Tzuo.
A woman rests while watching Netflix. Credit: iStock/wutwhanfoto
August 14, 2018
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One woman challenges herself and her classmates to be vulnerable and find growth in what’s uncomfortable.
Kirsten Byron, MS ’18, has either joined or created a women’s group wherever she’s worked. Credit: Kiefer Hickman
August 9, 2018
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Happiness, he says, is tied to making care more affordable.
Pamon Forouhar. Credit: Kiefer Hickman
July 18, 2018
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Nicholas Donatiello, Jr., MBA ’86, who taught corporate governance at Stanford Graduate School of Business, died at his San Francisco home two days shy of his June 28 birthday.
Donatiello in the classroom