German Mateus

2019
Hometown: Colombia
Pre-MBA: Private Equity

German Mateus

Post Graduation Goals: 
Transform agriculture in Colombia
Highlight of my Week:
Participating in C4C - Challenge for Charity!
Thursday
7:00am
Start my morning with a running class on the Cobb Track and Angell Field.
8:00am
Online Marketplaces class. Guest speaker was Maria Perez, Data Scientist Manager at Airbnb. She gave an interesting lecture about A/B testing.
11:30am
Golf class in the Stanford Range. Professor Jake is amazing, and we were practicing swings with a special device.
1:30pm
Lunch to learn about “Farm Worker to Farmer Program: how immigrant farmers become organic farmers”. Interesting opportunity to learn how immigrant farm workers in Monterey County are becoming independent farmers and get involved in various research projects.
3:00pm
Finance class. Our guest speaker was Peter Copses, Founding Senior Partner of Apollo Global, an alternative asset manager with $200+ billion of investors commitments.
5:00pm
Study time at Bass library. The fourth floor is a great place to concentrate and get things done!
Friday
8:30am
On Fridays I have Advanced Operations class with Professor Lee. He brought a real bullwhip to class to illustrate the Bullwhip Effect in a supply chain.
12:30pm
Lunch with the MBA Student Association (SA) International Committee, where I am the CFO. We talked about the Committee's plan for the coming academic year.
1:30pm
Off to Capital Markets and Institutional Investing class.
3:00pm
Managerial Accounting class. We had a videoconference with Martin Koehler, Board member of Lufthansa. We talk about Board’s best practices and experiences around the world.
4:30pm
Visited Stanford Office of Accessible Education (“OAE”) to formalize my contract as a note taker.
6:00pm
Challenge for Charity (C4C) just started! I went to see my friends winning the trivia contest.
8:00pm
C4C dance contest. The winners were brought on stage.
10:00pm
C4C first day party at GSB Town Square.
Saturday
7:00am
Time for the C4C 5k race on the Dish. Here’s the GSB team!
9:00am
C4C breakfast at GSB Town Square.
10:00am
Dodgeball tournament. My friend Rodrigo was the last GSB player in the final with UCLA.
11:30am
Watching GSB team at C4C Sand Volleyball.
12:30pm
GSB Show latino dance practice. Here’s my amazing team!
3:00pm
Preparing the proposal for a Global Study Trip (GST) to Galápagos. The topic: sustainable development.
6:00pm
Celebrating GSB E-games team victory at C4C. There was a full room to watch the Mario Kart final.
9:00pm
C4C closing party. An incredible concert with bands from different west coast business schools.
Last Updated 24 Jul 2018