Haas Professors Teece, Garleanu, Morse Honored for Excellence in Research and Scholarly Service
Prof. David Teece is the recipient of the New Zealand Order of Merit. Associate Prof. Nicolae Garleanu is the winner of the Smith Breeden Prize from the Journal of Finance. Visiting Assistant Prof. Adair Morse has received the Journal of Finance's Brattle Prize.
Internationally Recognized Consultant Ron Ashkenas Named Haas Executive-in-Residence
Ron Ashkenas, a senior partner at Schaffer Consulting who specializes in "injecting simplicity into a complex world," has been appointed a Haas School executive-in-residence. In his role, Ashkenas will focus his attention on the school's online learning initiatives and Haas@Work course.
Expert Brand Builder Gary Shansby to Speak Feb. 14
Master brand builder Gary Shansby, who helped establish such names as Famous Amos cookies, La Victoria Mexican Foods, and Voss Water, will speak on Thursday, Feb. 14 at 12:30 p.m. in the Executive Learning Classroom (S480).
Two Undergrad Alumni Named Most-admired CEOs by San Francisco Business Times
Two Haas undergraduate alumni -- Joy Chen, BS 87, of Yes To, and Andy Kurtzig, BS 94, of Pearl.com -- were among the 15 winners of the San Francisco Business Times 2012 Most-admired CEOs Award.
Journal Spotlights Alum at eBay
Chris Plasser, MBA 04, head of product at RedLaser, part of eBay mobile, made the "40 under 40" list compiled by the Silicon Valley Business Journal last month.
Innovation in Action: MBA Grad Brings Haas@Work to Life at Wells Fargo
After graduation, Amir Zelazny, MBA 09, went on to build the kernel of an idea from his Haas@Work project into a major new strategy for Wells Fargo Bank.
Media Shines Spotlight on Two Companies with Haas Origins
Two Bay Area companies hatched and nurtured through the Berkeley MBA Program recently received some high-profile coverage: Indiegogo, an online crowdfunding platform, was showcased in a Financial Times article, and TubeMogul, a media buying platform for video advertising, was featured in an Advertising Age article on the company's recent $20 million Series C round of funding.
New Semester Brings More Experiential Learning, Design Thinking Courses to Students
MBA students will have new ways to fulfill their experiential learning requirement this spring semester, and new topics to explore -- including failure. Haas undergrads will have new opportunities to learn about everything from design thinking to motivating people.
Financial Engineering Student Alfred Yuan Wins Morgan Stanley Competition
Alfred Yuan, MFE 13, won the $5,000 Morgan Stanley Prize for Excellence in Financial Markets for a paper focused on designing and implementing an algorithm to accelerate the computations of complex financial systems.
Don't Miss Our Largest Bay Area Events
Mark your calendars for these events:
- Haas Celebration, Silicon Valley, Menlo Circus Club Jan. 30 - SOLD OUT
- Haas Celebration, San Francisco, Gap Inc. Mar. 20
- MBA Reunion Weekend April 25-28
In addition, HAN chapters will produce another 200 alumni events worldwide. Online event calendar