January 19, 2017
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Bloomberg Markets 50 Most Influential
Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen tops the list as Bloomberg's 50 most influential people. Yellen is the Eugene E. and Catherine M. Trefethen Professor Emeritus of Business Administration. Read More 
Jamie Breen Takes on New Role 
Former Assistant Dean of Berkeley Haas' MBA for Executives program is now leading teams as Assistant Dean for Haas' MBA Programs for Working Professionals. 

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Berkeley MBA Alumnae Take Top University Leadership Roles

Jo Mackness, MBA 04, will take the top human resources role on UC Berkeley's campus. Taking her place as interim Chief Strategy & Operations Officer is Courtney Chandler, MBA 96. Read More
This Newport Beach wealth advisor grew up poor in a war-torn African country 
Joe Duran, BCEMBA 04/05, founder of United Capital, a Newport Beach wealth management firm, now has about 175 advisors managing more than $16 billion in assets. Read More

Berkeley Haas in the News

Microsoft releases an updated Microsoft Global Human Rights Statement
Microsoft announced a new partnership with the Berkeley Haas Center for Responsible Business to further embed human rights in business education. 

The promise of digital finance
As mobile phones and digital technologies rapidly spread around the world, their implications for economic development, and particularly finance, have yet to be fully realized. 

Bay Area housing market shows some signs of cooling
Asst. Prof. Christopher Palmer discusses the implications of a recent California Association of Realtors report on KQED Radio. 

Mobile Marketing 2.0: It's Not Just Where You Are But Whom You're Near
By analyzing GPS data, Assoc. Prof. Zsolt Katona found that where you've been helps predict what you'll buy. 

Top Innovation Thinkers Gather at Berkeley Haas for ICC Conference
Spearheaded by Prof. David Teece, the conference draws innovation scholars from around the world to ponder the forces that drive industrial and corporate change. 

Students Always: Lifelong Learning 

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Jan 16-27 Berkeley, CA — Hi-Tech Entrepreneurship and Investment course
Feb 1 Atherton, CA — 18th Annual Celebration in Silicon Valley
Feb 23 Berkeley, CA — Conference on Big Data and Artificial Intelligence: The Human Rights Dimension for Business
Mar 8 San Francisco, CA — 15th Annual Berkeley Haas Celebration
Mar 11 Berkeley, CA — 21st Annual Women in Leadership Conference
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
Mar 29 New York City, NY — Dean Lyons, BS 82, on "Competing on Culture: What does it mean to be a Berkeley Leader?" - Save the Date
Mar 29 London, UK — Prof. Catherine Wolfram on Energy Policy & Efficiency - Save the Date
Apr 29 Berkeley, CA — Alumni Conference
Apr 28-30 Berkeley, CA — Alumni Reunion Weekend
May 8-12 Berkeley, CA — ASEAN Global Leadership Program

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