February 10, 2017
Berkeley-Haas Alumni Network
Berkeley-Haas Alumni volunteers showing their support for Berkeley-Haas
Volunteers return to campus to support Berkeley Haas. (Pictured: Tyler Wishnoff, BS 13, Subha Rengarajan, BS 15, Michael Dunn, BS 17, Cassarie Soungpanya, BS 16, Jojo Choi, BS 07, Dan Phan, BS 16, Will Buster, BS 11, Shazia Virji, BS 11, Patrick Ponikvar, BS 15, and Aneesha Jhingan, BS 11)
Why Mexico City Driving Restrictions Failed to Curb Pollution
A study examines the effects of restricted driving on Saturdays. It compares pollution levels of eight major pollutants before and after the program went into effect. Read More
EMBA Graduates
Tight-knit Class of 2016 Graduates From Berkeley MBA for Executives Program 
About 400 people attended the ceremony for the 69 graduates. Many of the commencement speeches focused on the power of relationships forged among the class members. Read More
Prof. Emeritus Joseph W. Garbarino
Celebrating the Life of Prof. Emeritus Joseph W. Garbarino
Garbarino joined the Haas School in 1949. An early leader in the field of industrial relations, the labor economist and industrial relations expert will be remembered on Feb. 20. Read More

Berkeley Haas News

Chancellor's Message About Trump Travel Ban
Chancellor Nicholas Dirks message to the UC Berkeley community. 

Investing After Dark
Assistant Accounting Professor Omri Even Tov studied the link between after-hours investing and trading returns. 

7 Essential Elements of Stories That Inspire Employees and Motivate Customers
Features work by Professor Emeritus David Aaker and his daughter, Stanford GSB Professor Jennifer Aaker.  

Haasie Leans In to Increase Ranks of Women in Venture Capital
Current student Kira Noodleman accepted a full-time position at Bee Partners after graduation. Bee Partners is founded and managed by Michael Berolzheimer, FTMBA 07.

Major League Gaming CEO Pete Vlastelica, FTMBA 06, Dishes on Everything eSports
Pete Vlastelica, FTMBA 06 and CEO of Major League Gaming, believes there's an opportunity for the online sports industry to integrate competitive gaming features like prize play and streaming video directly into the company's games.

Your Haas Network

Tai Tran, BS 16
Tai Tran, BS 16, Next Speaker for TedxBerkeley
Passionate storyteller and marketer, Tai is Forbes "30 Under 30" and LinkedIn Top Voice in Marketing and Advertising. He is also the author of upcoming book Zero to Infinity.* Read More
Byte: healthy food, healthy bottom line
Megan Mokri's, EWMBA 16, healthy food vending service was named one of Poets & Quants' Top 100 Startups of 2017.* Read More
Startup Roundup: IDbyDNA, Lendsnap, SapphirePine
Guochun Liao, EMBA 14, Adam Pugh, FTMBA 18, Orion Parrott, EMBA 14, and Mike Romano, EWMBA 12, are working with Berkeley Haas to start a new business or social enterprise. Read More
*Tai and Megan will be speaking live during the HaasX portion of the Alumni Conference on April 29. 

Upcoming Events

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Feb 15 Rohnert Park, CA — Tour of Graton Casino & Social Hour at Tony's of North Beach
Feb 16 San Francisco, CA —LGBTQ Mixer
Feb 21 Irvine, CA —OCMBA Presents "Investing in a Trump Economy"
Feb 21 Portland, OR —Future of Clean Energy in Oregon
Feb 23 Berkeley, CA — Conference on Big Data and Artificial Intelligence: The Human Rights Dimension for Business
Feb 23 Palo Alto, CA — Happy Hour
Feb 24 Berkeley, CA — BERC Energy Summit & Innovation Expo
Mar 2 Palo Alto, CA — Driverless Cars - an Innovation Event, Presented by London Business School & Berkeley Haas Alumni
Mar 6 Palo Alto, CA — MFE Information Session
Mar 8 San Francisco, CA — 15th Annual Berkeley Haas Celebration
Mar 8 Denver, CO — Denver Business Series - Cyber Security
Mar 11 Berkeley, CA — 21st Annual Women in Leadership Conference
Mar 15 Irvine, CA — Superperformance Haaspitality Tour
Mar 17 Berkeley, CA — 10th Annual Haas Healthcare Conference on "Building Bridges to Shape the Future of Healthcare"
Mar 24 Berkeley, CA — 22nd Annual POWER Conference on Energy Research and Policy
Mar 29 New York City, NY —Dean Lyons, BS 82, on "Competing on Culture: What does it mean to be a Berkeley Leader?"
Mar 29 London, UK — Prof. Catherine Wolfram on Energy Policy & Efficiency - Save the Date
Apr 1 London, UK — UC Alumni UK Black Tie Gala
Apr 6 San Juan Capistrano, CA — Leaders for Philanthropy Night
Apr 29 Berkeley, CA — Alumni Conference
Apr 28-30 Berkeley, CA — Alumni Reunion Weekend
May 8-12 Berkeley, CA — ASEAN Global Leadership Program
May 16 San Francisco, CA — SF Giants vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Game
July 9 London, UK — UC Berkeley 2017 British 10K
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