Alumni News

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

December 6, 2016
The country’s oldest school for blind students turns to mobile apps, online courses, and driverless cars.
Three blind students lead one another | Dave Power | Courtesy of the Perkins School for the Blind
December 6, 2016
Reading recommendations from the Stanford GSB community.
A woman reads a book | Reuters/Miguel Vidal
December 5, 2016
A hands-on learning opportunity for students to manage a fund focused on social and environmental impact, Stanford GSB Impact Fund has made its first investment.
A white board with notes on it | Stanford Center for Social Innovation
November 28, 2016
Business training can help physicians navigate the complex and ever-changing logistics of health care.
Doctors conduct a meeting around a conference table | iStock/Rawpixel
November 22, 2016
Act as a team; focus on small kindnesses; turn on the music and dance.
A couple holds hands | Reuters/Chris Wattie
November 21, 2016
Lacob explains what it takes to turn around a basketball team — and a business.
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green with owner Joe Lacob | Reuters/Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
November 16, 2016
The 2016 Employment Report points to a strong market for Stanford MBA graduates and salaries that surpassed last year’s all-time high.
 "Monument to Change as it Changes” at Stanford GSB | Elena Zhukova
November 14, 2016
How executives make the tough calls in a demanding industry.
Tricia Seibold with pictures by Reuters/Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports, Reuters/Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports, and Courtesy of the San Diego Gulls
November 11, 2016
It can ease the pain when you lose but backfire when you win.
A man standing in the middle of an empty six-lane road | Reuters/Paul Hanna
November 9, 2016
A Stanford researcher disputes the theory of “choice overload.”
A woman stands in front of shelves of beverages | Reuters/Stephane Mahe
November 9, 2016
Rajan Patel and Ronnie Washington have been named 2016 Social Innovation Fellows, joining a select group of emerging social entrepreneurs who have received grants since 2009.
2016 Social Innovation Fellows Rajan Patel (left) and Ronnie Washington (right) flank Neil Malhotra, faculty director of the Center for Social Innovation | Stacy Geiken Photography
November 7, 2016
Researchers find connected bankers benefited by trading shares in their banks before government cash infusions.
A man walks past the Federal Reserve Bank in Washington, D.C. | Reuters/Kevin Lamarque
November 3, 2016
The former CEO of eBay encourages students to build a life outside of work and find creative solutions to problems.
John Donahoe | Reuters/Stephen Lam
November 2, 2016
This fall, the Stanford Graduate School of Business welcomed six new professors — including the 2016 winner of the prestigious John Bates Clark award, Yuliy Sannikov — and 11 lecturers.
A window reflection at Stanford GSB | Elena Zhukova
October 26, 2016
Researchers use phone records to measure the “hedonic behavior” of earthquake victims.
A girl uses her phone. | Reuters/Damir Sagolj
October 19, 2016
Sanctioned financing is tricky in an industry that’s long been illicit.
A worker tends to cannabis plants. | Reuters/Baz Ratner
September 13, 2016
When the cofounder of a ride service for kids kept hearing no, she channeled her unbreakable grandma.
Kids getting into a car | iStock/kate_sept2004
September 2, 2016
The most successful employees do a bit of both, striking a balance between integration and nonconformity.
Kobe the miniature poodle recently groomed and dyed bright yellow. Like Big Bird. | Reuters/Mike Blake
August 18, 2016
A new book shows how you can create a better team by recognizing people’s needs to stand out, fit in, and shape their identities.
Chamelon in leaves | iStock/Pirotehnik
August 9, 2016
Stanford GSB alumna Chika Okoro challenges America’s image-makers to think before they cast.
Chika Okoro speaking at Stanford TedX