November 19, 2016
Biggest Thanks! Berkeley-Haas raised over $1.2 million in Cal Big Give
15th Annual Gala Awardees
15th Annual Haas Gala 
A night of celebrating Berkeley Haas and our remarkable alumni. Congratulations to Tony Brekke, MBA 03, Albert Lee, MBA 04, and Susan Chamberlin, MBA 87, and Stephen Chamberlin. 
Professor Laura Tyson on the evolving independent economy
The Evolving Independent Economy 
Working full-time for an employer is no longer the career norm in advanced economies, writes Prof. Laura Tyson. Instead, millions of "independent workers" sell their labor, services, and products through digital platforms. 
Annual Report showcases programs and people that the Haas Fund supports
Annual Report 2015-2016
See some of the programs and people that the Haas Fund supports. The Fund provides a crucial way for Berkeley Haas to develop the initiatives that differentiate us from the competition and attract the best faculty and students as a result. 

Alumni Stories

Keitha Pansy, MBA 02, is Woman of the Year

Keitha Pansy, MBA 02, is Forte's Woman of the Month

Keitha is a rising star at BlackRock's US and Canada Defined Contribution Group. Read about her experience as a woman in finance. 
Brett Wilson, MBA 07, and CEO of TubeMogul
Haas-led Tubemogul Sells for $540 Million
Adobe announced it will buy video ad-buying software company TubeMogul. CEO Brett Wilson co-founded the company at Berkeley Haas with John Hughes and Mark Rotblat, all MBA 07. 
April Underwood, MBA 07
Investing in a New Generation of Women Entrepreneurs
In 2015, April Underwood, MBA 07, banded together with a handful of former Twitter colleagues to launch an investment group run entirely by women. Now a VP at Slack, Underwood and her colleagues bring their own money to the table as angel investors. 

Berkeley Haas in the News

How to Tell If Someone Will Succeed
Prof. Clayton Critcher compares what people think with what they actually achieve. 

Culinary tourism: home food away from home
Aashi Vel and Stephanie Lawrence, both MBA 13, met at Berkeley Haas, where they came up with the idea for startup Traveling Spoon, which allows guests to book a meal with the best home cooks around the world.

Quantitative easing did not ease the housing crisis for the neediest 
A study co-authored by Asst. Prof. Amir Kermani and Asst. Prof. Christopher Palmer takes a deep dive into the impact of the Fed’s quantitative easing strategy on the housing crisis.

Students Always: Lifelong Learning 

Be a student always with Haas Insights

Skills and Tools

Data Strategy for Business Leaders Programs
January 11 - 13, 2017
Learn basic quantitative analytics so that you will be able to leverage data scientists and analytics experts to make your strategy better, more robust, more reliable, more profitable.​ Learn More
BIT-AMENA course on High-technology Entrepreneurship & Investment 
January 16 - 27, 2017 
Hi-Tec Entrepreneurship and Investment course for entrepreneurs, business executives, and public sector administrators from Asia, Middle East, North Africa and Europe. Learn More

Upcoming Events

Visit Our Events Calendar
Nov 21 San Francisco, CA— 39th Annual Real Estate & Economics Symposium
Dec 7 New York, NY — NYC Alumni Breakfast Series: Venture Capital - Entrepreneurs & Raising Capital
Dec 8 Berkeley, CA — 39th Annual Old Blues Reunion & Luncheon
Dec 12 Berkeley, CA — VC Breakfast: Entrepreneurs & Raising Capital - Save the Date
Dec 12-14 Berkeley, CA — Industrial and Corporate Change Conference: Beyond Technical Innovation and Diffusion
Dec 15-16 Barcelona, Spain3rd Annual World Open Innovation Conference
Jan 11-13 Berkeley, CA — Data Strategy for Business Leaders Programs
Jan 13 Palo Alto, CA — Annual Poker Championship and Fundraiser for Haas Annual Fund-Save the Date
Jan 16-27 Berkeley, CA — Hi-Tech Enrepreneurship and Investment course
Feb 1 Atherton, CA — 18th Annual Celebration in Silicon Valley - Save the Date
Mar 8 San Francisco, CA — 15th Annual Berkeley Haas Celebration - Save the Date
Mar 11 Berkeley, CA — 21st Annual Women in Leadership Conference - Save the Date
Mar 17 Berkeley, CA — 10th Annual Haas Healthcare Conference on "Building Bridges to Shape the Future of Healthcare" - Save the Date
Mar 24 Berkeley, CA — 22nd Annual POWER Conference on Energy Research and Policy - Save the Date
Apr 29 Berkeley, CA — Alumni Conference - Save the Date
Apr 28-30 Berkeley, CA — Alumni Reunion Weekend - Save the Date

Career Development

See who is hiring!

View the latest jobs, career tips, networking events and webinars in our weekly AlumniJobs newsletter, emailed every Saturday morning. No login ID is required to sign up. 

Career Advice

5 Killer Mistakes People Make When Trying to Find a Mentor

Bad Job Interview? Ask for a Do-Over

To Get Promoted, Get Feedback from Your Critics

8 Ways Job Candidates E-Sabotage Themselves

Plug into the Berkeley Haas Alumni Network  

Your Networking Power Combo: LinkedIn and @cal 
Discover how to use LinkedIn and the @cal Alumni Directory together. Find and contact specific alumni who can help leverage your network. 
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