Alumni News

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

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 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 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 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
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
July 18, 2018
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This summer, MBA student Cody Evans is traveling to low-income areas targeted by a new federal program for economic investment to see how they could succeed.
Business is booming at this woolen mill in Bemidji, Minnesota, which MBA student Cody Evans says could benefit from new investment. Credit: Cody Evans
July 13, 2018
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Stanford students pitch their projects at the Design for Extreme Affordability expo. Please ignore the clothespins and duct tape.
The Extreme Expo. Credit: Patrick Beaudouin
July 6, 2018
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The business icon tells students to provide what we truly need, not simply improve what we have.
July 5, 2018
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Executive coach Michael Melcher shares his insights for carving out long-term success and fulfillment.
Illustration of women climbing ladders. Credit: Silja Götz
June 26, 2018
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Marla Blow knew her nascent credit card company would face an uphill climb. She did it anyway.
Marla Blow | Photo by Jared Soares
June 21, 2018
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A former marketing executive loves his unlikely third act as a prison-education reformer.
Jim Farrin, credit: Sean Pressley