Haas Worldwide Events


And the Band Played On

Celebrating Haas at the Gala

The Cal Band made an energetic surprise appearance at the 11th annual Haas Gala Nov. 9 in San Francisco. The dinner honored individuals in the Haas community who exemplify the school's Defining Leadership Principles: Business Leader of the Year Janet Yellen, vice chair of the Federal Reserve Bank and a Haas professor emeritus; Leading Through Innovation Award Recipient Patrick Awuah, MBA 99, founder of Ashesi University in Ghana; and Raymond E. Miles Service Award Winner Ann Hsu, MS 91, MBA 98, CEO of Rivalwatch (Shanghai) and president of the Haas Alumni Network Shanghai Chapter.

Haas Gala

Patrick Awuah, MBA 99, founder of Ashesi University, and Dean Rich Lyons.

Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve vice chair and Haas professor emeritus, with JoAnn Dunaway, MBA 92.

HAN Silicon Valley Chapter of the Year.

Ann Hsu, MBA 98, with her Miles Service Award.

Holly Peth, Michael Hegseth, Danielle Bortoli, all BS 10; guest Daniel Drexler; Brian Collins, BS 10; and Alex Kaplan, BS 10, below.

Maiken Moeller-Hansen and Emily Walling, both MBA 08.

Barbara Desoer, MBA 77, and Marc Desoer, MBA 76.


HAN SF Coolest Startup

Adele and Doreen Bloch, BS 09, with chapter President Aaron Mendelson, MBA 02.

HealthyOut CEO Wendy Nguyen, BS 02, Coolest Startup of the Evening.


Las Vegas Chapter

Theodore B. Lee (seated), JD 59, MBA 66, receives the 2012 Las Vegas Chapter Alumnus of the Year Award. Standing: UC Berkeley Major Gifts Director David Nakayama; Devon Wilson, BS 11; Doris Lee; Dan Asera, BS 69; and Nick Thorsch, BS 05


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Keynote speaker Shiva Rajaraman, director, Google/YouTube.

Co-chairs Elsita Meyer-Brandt and Gilad Bonjack, both MBA 13.


Old Blues Luncheon

Bill Callender, BS 52, and Ronald Richards, BS 49.

Irwin Gibbs, BS 47.

Mimi Knox, BS 50; Gus Perscheid, BS 50 (Engineer.); and Noreen Perscheid, BS 49.

Leo Helzel, MBA 68, holds a photo of Haas presented in honor of his 95th birthday.

Deans Ray Miles, Earl "Budd" Cheit, Rich Lyons, and Bill Hasler.

The California Golden Overtones entertain with a Cal song.


NY Chapter Relaunch

Stefanie Fischel, MBA 00, and Bruce Kirton, MBA 91.

Jeanne Washington, MBA 00, and Gary Duong, MBA 09.


SIlicon Valley Networking

Sam Filer, MBA 12, and Arun Shekar, EWMBA 12.

Maya Tobias, MBA 14; and Tammy Guo and Molly Bode, both MBA/MPH 14.

Tara English, MBA 13, and guests.

Brad Layous, MBA 12, and Maya Pandya, MBA 11.


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