May 12, 2017
Berkeley-Haas Alumni Network
Celebrating 30 Years
Dean Lyons, BS 82
Make Every Employee a Chief Purpose Officer 
Thinking like a "chief purpose officer" can lead to tangible outcomes like innovative and collaborative thinking, writes Dean Rich Lyons, BS 82. Read full Forbes article
M.E.T Program
New Berkeley Program is More Competitive Than Stanford
M.E.T., a Berkeley undergraduate fast-track program for tech leaders puts graduates on an accelerated path to CEO. Learn More
Grace Lee, BS 17
Top 10 Business Majors Graduating This Year 
Poets & Quants "Best & Brightest" list includes Grace Lee, BS 17, who intends to break glass ceilings and fight inequality as an investment banker at J.P. Morgan. See the full list

Featured Alumni 

Q@Haas Marks a Milestone
Q@Haas Founders
Q@Haas co-founders Ben Burbridge and Adrienne Torf, both FTMBA 92, with Co-president Lucas Vital, FTMBA 18, at the 25th anniversary reception.
When Ben Burbridge arrived at Berkeley Haas in 1990, he was ready to start a new chapter in life as an out gay man. But until he met classmates Adrienne Torf and Garrett Hornsby, both FTMBA 92, he had a hard time finding a community. At the time, “we were it, out of a class of 300,” said Burbridge, FTMBA 92, describing how the three got together to form a small club. Now 25 years later, Q@Haas is a dynamic community, creating a strong climate of acceptance. Read More
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Lifelong Learning

Haas Insights
Watch: Haas Insights Highlights
Catch up on three of the latest digital sessions:
HaasX Speakers at Alumni Conference 
Great turnout at this year's Alumni Conference! Thanks for joining us and for making it a huge success. Photos and videos will be shared soon.
Alumni Conference HaasX Speakers
HaasX Speakers left to right: Ryan Murphy (BS 17), Shuonan Chen (BS 13), Tai Tran (BS 16), Megan Mokri (EWMBA 16), Tootie Tatum (EMBA 15), John Woolard (FTMBA 97), Peter Fiske (EWMBA 02), Victor d'Allant (FTMBA 87), Tracy Gray (BCEMBA 07/08), Panpan Wang (FTMBA 12), and Assoc. Adjunct Prof. Kellie McElhaney. Photo Credit: Jim Block 

Upcoming Events

Step out of the digital world and strike up a conversation face to face

Visit Our Events Calendar  
May 13 London, UK — Royal Academy of Art's "America After the Fall" Exhibition
May 15-17 Berkeley, CA — Data Strategy for Business Leaders
May 16 Palo Alto, CA —Berkeley Angel Network Pitch Event
May 17 Sacramento, CA — CALpital Connections 2017
May 23 San Francisco, CA — Women in Finance - Experiences Shared and Discussed
May 25 Palo Alto, CA — Berkeley Haas Happy Hour
June 2 Berkeley, CA — EMBA 2018 Welcome Happy Hour
June 7 Berkeley, CA — AR/VR/MR Innovation Event for MBAs of LBS, Haas and Wharton
June 14 Seattle, WA —An Evening with Dean Rich Lyons, BS 82
June 15 San Francisco, CA — The 80 Percent Leadership Solution - Achieving Peak Performance with Dan Kimble
June 19 Palo Alto, CA — Financial Executives International Silicon Valley Scholarship Golf Tournament
June 19 Sao Paulo, Brazil — Berkeley Haas MBA Alumni Panel
June 22 San Francisco, CA — Bay Area Trends in Real Estate
June 22 Denver, CO — Denver Business Series Summer Social
June 29 New York, NY — Berkeley Haas Summer Networking Event
July 9 London, UK — UC Berkeley 2017 British 10K
July 12 Laguna Beach, CA — OCMBA Mixer
September 5 San Francisco, CA — Cal Night at the A's - Save-the-Date!
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