Haas study suggest price discrimination would lead to web recongestion. Also, Haas professor to share insights about real estate outlook.

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Stuart Bernstein

Haas to Honor Clean-Tech Investor Stuart Bernstein at Gala

Stuart Bernstein, BS 86, a Goldman Sachs managing director and partner, has shaken up investment banking with his passion for clean energy and the environment. He will be honored as the Haas Business Leader of the Year at the 13th Annual Haas Gala this Friday.


Benjamin Hermalin

Kicking Net Neutrality to the Curb Won't Create a Faster Internet
Too many vehicles on the highway inevitably slow down traffic. On the Internet information highway, consumers value high-speed Internet service, but there is little reason to think broadband traffic congestion will improve if the FCC abandons net neutrality, according to economic research at Haas.


Big Give Oski

Make it BIG on Nov. 20
Berkeley Haas is going head-to-head in a 24-hour fundraising competition with every other school and college on campus to see whose alumni will Give Big. Mark your calendar for Nov. 20 to join the BIG GIVE to help show the Cal community that Haas Alumni Give Big. #CalBigGive.


Real Estate: What to Look For Moving Forward, Nov. 20

With both commercial and residential markets changing in some areas, Berkeley Haas professor Nancy Wallace knows what economic drivers will influence those markets. Next week she will share her insights with Haas alumni during an eye-opening presentation in San Francisco.

What I Now Think About Gender Balance:
A Male Student's Perspective

Jesse Silberberg, MBA 15, writes, "Because I had worked with, and for, as many women as men, I did not actively think about issues of gender in the workplace. I did not see the need. My perspective has changed since I got to business school."

Do You Have the Right Customers?
Another new two-minute video from Haas lecturer Steve Blank starts the discussion about how to test for potential customers. Also, don't miss his Open Source Entrepreneurship list of free or almost-free tools to make your path as an entrepreneur or educator easier.

Why Fixed Prices
Don't Work in Utilities

There's a lot of talk in California these days about imposing fixed monthly charges on residential electricity bills. Is this a good thing? It's more complicated than you might think.


Five Berkeley Haas Led Firms in the Fast 100
TubeMogul, New Avenue, Back to the Roots, Modify Watches, and cPrime are five firms led by Haas alumni that recently made the San Francisco Business Times' Fast 100 list of the Bay Area's fastest growing private companies.


Redesigned LAUNCH Competition Shifts to More Mature Startups
LAUNCH: the UC Berkeley Startup Competition has pivoted. With new eligibility requirements, LAUNCH now incorporates a four-month accelerator designed to transform startups from early stage into truly fundable ventures. The entry deadline is Nov. 20.


Supersurvivor: Visually Impaired Haas Alum Treks the Antarctic
Alan Lock, MBA 11, the first visually impaired person to trek from the Antarctic coast to the South Pole and to row across the Atlantic Ocean, is training to cross the English Channel. He's a featured "supersurvivor" in a new book tracking stories of human resilience.


Inaugural World Open Innovation Conference, Napa Valley, Dec 4-5
Co-chaired by Haas' Henry Chesbrough, PhD 97, the conference will explore groundbreaking global research and address how organizations can bridge the gaps between theory and practice in open innovation.




MBA Alumni
Writing Effective and Efficient Email (webinar)
Wed, Nov 19 at 10 am
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops

MBA Alumni
Rockstar Approach to Networking - (webinar)
Wed, Nov 19 at Noon
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops

MBA Alumni
The Myths and Realities of a Career in Investment Banking - Panel Discussion and Q&A
Wed, Nov 19 at 6:30 pm at Haas
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops

All Alumni
Technology Networking Night
Th, Nov 20 at 5 pm at Bancroft Hotel in Berkeley
MBA alumni register in MBA CareerNet under workshops.
Other alumni registration


LinkedIn for Career Changers: 4 Steps to a Better Profile

50 Job Search Secrets From Hiring Managers

To Stay Excited About Your Job, Don't Get Comfortable

6 Questions for Assessing a prospective employers


NEW! Prep for Interviews with Haas Alumni Working in Your Dream Industry
Honeit can connect you with industry experts to conduct pre-interviews and get 1:1 interview coaching. Alumnus Nick Livingston, MBA 14, developed an exclusive portal for Berkeley Haas alumni seeking jobs, or for alumni willing to offer their expertise. Visit Honeit's Haas page.

Recorded Career Webinars
Alumni Relations and MBA Career Management present a library of pre-recorded career webinars to support your career development. Create your free account and learn at your convenience.

Your Alumni MBA CareerNet Briefcase...
...contains resources to help manage your career.
Career websites include resources for executives, flexible workforce recruiting, global jobs, networking, jobs in the nonprofit sector, executive search firms, salary information, and self-employment.

Networking: Make Better LinkedIn Introductions
When should you introduce one colleague to another, and how do you do it. Tips for Using LinkedIn



Explore New Options for Lifelong Learning
Conferences, lectures, and videos for your travels. Check out the menu of options for Lifelong Learning through Haas.

Ctr for Exec Ed, Berkeley-Haas
15% discount for Haas alumni
Enroll now and enter priority code "cee15" for your discount on this program:

Corporate Business Model Innovation
Nov 17-19
Corporate Business Model Innovation is led by three inspiring and engaging masters in the field of innovation. Attend and you will be introduced to new concepts in business model innovation, open innovation strategies, and applying startup models in a corporate context. This program will help you and your company learn how to develop, evaluate and scale new business models inside your company. Register



Visit Our Calendar

Nov 13 — Las Vegas
Cal vs. USC Football Game Viewing Party

Nov 13 — London
Drinks & BT Sport's Live Show at Olympic Park

Nov 13 — San Francisco
Haas Healthcare Mixer

Nov 14 — Chicago
Joint Business School Happy Hour

Nov 16 — Berkeley
Cal vs. Stanford Men's Soccer Game

Nov 18 — Los Angeles
Discover Cal - Transforming the Food System

Nov 18 — Los Angeles
Wine Tasting Dinner at Petrossian

Nov 19 — Los Altos
Networking for Social Impact

Nov 19 — Newport Beach
Discover Cal - Transforming the Food System

Nov 20 — Berkeley
MBA Technology Networking Evening

Nov 20 — Lima
Talk with Fernando Zavala, Backus CEO

Nov 20 — San Francisco
Real Estate Presentation with Professor Nancy Wallace

Nov 22 — Irvine
Cal vs. Stanford Big Game Viewing Party

Nov 22 — Las Vegas
Cal vs. Stanford Big Game Viewing Party

Nov 22 — New York
Cal vs. Stanford Big Game Viewing Party

Nov 22 — Sacramento
Cal vs. Stanford Big Game Viewing Party

Nov 22 — San Diego
Cal vs. Stanford Big Game Viewing Party

Nov 22 — Santa Monica
Cal vs. Stanford Big Game Viewing Party

Nov 22 — Zurich, Switzerland
5th Joint Business Schools Ball

Nov 23 — San Francisco
HULA Scholarship Alumni Interviews

Nov 27 — Sydney, Australia
Global MBA Alumni Mixer

Nov 29 — Shanghai
Thanksgiving Dinner

Dec 2 — Los Angeles
All B-School Happy Hour

Dec 2 — San Francisco
Post Seed Financing Conference

Dec 3 — Newport Beach
OCMBA Monthly Mixer

Dec 3 — San Francisco
Holiday Party

Dec 4 — London
Pre-Christmas Drinks

Dec 4 — Palo Alto
Haas Happy Hour

Dec 9 — New York
Monthly Social

Dec 11 — Berkeley
Old Blues Luncheon

Dec 13 — San Jose
Nutcracker Performance

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