Alumni News

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

May 18, 2018
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A new Stanford study looks beyond the hype to examine how decentralized transactions can solve social ills.
A photo illustration of block chain shapes over "I Voted" stickers.  | istock/filo, Reuters/Chris Keane
May 8, 2018
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This app helps ranchers manage their land while improving the environment.
Christine Su | Courtesy of Pasturemap
May 8, 2018
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This vertical farming startup plans to reimagine farming.
Nate Mazonson | Photo by Drew Kelly
May 8, 2018
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Fifty miles outside of Abu Dhabi, startup Pure Harvest plans to grow fresh fruits and vegetables in an inhospitable climate.
Sky Kurtz and fellow founders of Pure Harvest | Photo by Siddharth Siva
May 7, 2018
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A Stanford study hints at the broad consequences of political polarization.
A worker at a factory in Kfar Saba near Tel Aviv cuts fabric printed with U.S. flags. | Reuters/Nir Elias
May 7, 2018
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It’s all about connections for the winner of the Jerry I. Porras Latino Leadership Award.
José E. Feliciano: If you can make those around you better, you can succeed at anything. | Joe Bradwell
May 4, 2018
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She put together her father’s example, her grandmother’s teachings on plants, and her own experiences to launch a plant-based food company.
Jenny Eu, MBA ’03 | Erika Cole
May 2, 2018
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This year's Tapestry Award winner swore to return to Africa to help alleviate its poverty. Stanford Seed gave him that chance.
Clinton Etheridge | Photo by ToniBird Photography
April 26, 2018
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Two new awards recognize outstanding academic achievement by Sloan Fellows in the Stanford MSx Program.
Parker, Joss | Helen Chang
April 20, 2018
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He transformed his resourcefulness as a squadron commander into business savvy.
For Randy Hetrick, MBA ’03, necessity and a stray jiujitsu belt were the mother and father of an exercise device that he created while deployed as a SEAL. | Shae Rocco
April 19, 2018
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The annual Sports Innovation Conference brought athletes, owners, and technologists to Stanford GSB to talk about the future of the game.
A fan cheers his team from the crowds | Kevin Jairaj - USA TODAY Sports/Reuters
April 17, 2018
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A venture capitalist changes course after one crucial conversation.
Dave Whorton, MBA ‘97 | Camilla Ekenheim
April 9, 2018
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Changing careers required self-discovery as she moved from private equity to general management.
Celina Johnson, MBA ’08 | Emily Billings
April 9, 2018
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How the best brands came to be recognized around the world.
People work in cubes with their Apple computers at the Airbnb office headquarters in the SOMA district of San Francisco, CA. | Reuters/Gabrielle Lurie
April 6, 2018
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Understanding what a strong leader needs.
Katherine August-deWilde: "You can’t ask more of your team than you ask of yourself." | Reuters/Neal Hamberg
March 19, 2018
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Students explore how self-awareness, self-care, and self-understanding can help them become better leaders.
Leah Weiss, a lecturer in organizational behavior, teaches stuents that a better bottom line starts with being better to yourself. | Illustration by Valeria Petrone
March 19, 2018
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Founders of Coffee Meets Bagel, The League, and others discuss their popular businesses.
A woman looks at her cell phone | iStock/Milkos
March 13, 2018
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His journey from founding a new venture to finding and funding promising startups began with a seminal class.
Venture capitalist Abheek Anand, MBA ’09, credits Stanford GSB’s diversity for broadening his perspective and preparing him to work with a range of international colleagues and entrepreneurs. | Courtesy of Sequoia Capital
March 7, 2018
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Get an exclusive MBA student’s-eye view as a mentor guides her squad through this intense one-day test of leadership skills.
Squad 44 (from left): Abiodun Buari, MBA ’19; Jamie Beaton, MBA ’19; Alice Song, MBA ’19; Lauren Humphrey, MBA ’18; Sarah Hoffman, MBA ’19; Thomas Hanley, MBA ’19; and Tyler Willibrand, MBA ’19 | Shaun Roberts
March 6, 2018
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When it comes to work attendance, “guilt proneness” may be a bigger factor than job satisfaction.
Guilt motivates best when it's self-inflicted. | Archive Timothy McCarthy / Art Resource, NY. Caption: Cain After Having Killed His Brother Abel. Vidal Henri, 1896.