Alumni News

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

October 31, 2017
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Founders at companies like Tesla, Paypal, and Airbnb all have traits in common. Learn what six skills they share.
What Successful Entrepreneurs Know by Amy Wilkinson, Lecturer in Management | Tricia Seibold with iStock/hellokisdottir
October 23, 2017
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A free food-sharing app aims to go global with a hyperlocal focus.
A man looks at an iPad while sitting next to a crate of vegetables. | iStock/NeustockImages
October 20, 2017
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Entrepreneurs from Stanford GSB, Haas, Babson, and others show how they plan to overhaul the health care, renewables, and housing industries.
Changing directions | iStock/dane_mark
October 20, 2017
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Stanford GSB faculty and industry leaders help young executives of search fund companies navigate their new roles.
Creative business people in meeting. | iStock/julief514
October 10, 2017
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At a Stanford symposium, experts discuss shifting education expectations, technology’s impact, and new worker demands.
Taylor Pozen, 26, works with her dog Rari at the Tradesy office in Santa Monica, California, U.S., June 1, 2017. | Reuters/Lucy Nicholson
October 4, 2017
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The first Women’s Circles Leadership Summit celebrates and educates alumnae who share their personal and professional experiences across generations.
On Sept. 8 and 9, 2017, group co-leaders and regional team leaders gathered on campus to attend the first Stanford GSB Women’s Circles Leadership Summit. | ToniBird Photography
October 2, 2017
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How a singular focus on one basic thing — floors — is transforming lives in Africa.
Three-year-old Moise Barihuta | Jacques Nkinzingabo
September 18, 2017
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Young & Rubicam Chairman Emeritus Peter Georgescu says it’s time to end the era of shareholder primacy.
The Wall Street bull is seen in the financial district in New York | Reuters/Brendan McDermid
September 15, 2017
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The co-founder of Nike discusses the business challenge that almost sank his company, and the charitable causes that make a difference.
Phil Knight at the 2014 Stanford GSB Graduation | Saul Bromberger
August 31, 2017
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Using the right language during crises improves patients’ chances of recovery.
A young woman holds an older woman’s hands | iStock/Xesal
August 30, 2017
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Deltas CEO Brian Andrés Helmick, MBA ’05, seeks to foster community, and help the community, through the city’s first professional soccer team.
Brian Andrés Helmick | Rob Edwards
August 30, 2017
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Nike’s Philip Knight, MBA ’62, talks with Stanford GSB Dean Jonathan Levin and alumni at an intimate Q&A.
Philip Knight (right) and Stanford GSB Dean Jonathan Levin. | Kiefer Hickman
August 29, 2017
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You may think you’re weighing the pros and cons equally, but you’re probably not.
New research shows that people don’t weight positivity and negativity equally when assessing their feelings. | iStock/dane_mar
August 17, 2017
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Break out of this self-destructive habit to become more productive in work and life.
A woman sits on a rock in the mid-afternoon sun and meditates in Central Park. | Reuters/Carlo Allegri
August 15, 2017
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Following in his boss’s footsteps, an executive seeks inspiration at the place where one of Latin America’s largest online marketplaces was conceived.
Ramiro Cormenzana, SEP 17
August 7, 2017
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Research shows how to improve a system that doesn’t work.
A hospital waiting room
August 3, 2017
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A Stanford entrepreneur is helping the fast-growing commercial space industry navigate a zero-gravity obstacle course.
Alan DeClerck | Drew Kelly
August 3, 2017
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Impact Experience, the 2017 Social Innovation Fellow’s latest venture, uses the power of local knowledge to help plan effective, caring partnerships.
2017 SIF Fellow Jenna Nicholas | Stacy Geiken
August 3, 2017
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An executive at a major retailer dives into learning to help address the rapid changes in her industry and her own changing role.
Tricia Smith, SEP '17 | ToniBird Photography
August 1, 2017
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Muhammad Mustafa, MS ’17, will use icons and audio to help illiterate workers communicate, Forbes reports.
Muhammad Mustafa, MS ’17 | Stacy Geiken