Winter 2007

Feature Stories

An Innovative Mindset

New Strategic Focus on 'Leading Through Innovation' Fosters a Distinctive Identity for the Haas School and Its Graduates


Your Haas Network


Paul Rice, MBA 96 Paul Rice, MBA 96
President and CEO
TransFair USA
Oakland, Calif.
Renee Hardy, MBA 88 Renee Hardy, MBA 88
Founder, Armstrong Joiner
Alameda, Calif.
Ronald Codd, BS 77 Ronald Codd, BS 77
Former CFO, PeopleSoft
Professional Independent Director
Alamo, Calif.
Vladimir R. Grave, BS 72 Vladimir R. Grave, BS 72
Founder and CEO, Oritz Corporation
Burlingame, Calif.
Michael Smith, MBA 86 Michael Smith, MBA 86
Senior Vice President of Marketing & Creative Services, Food Network
New York, NY
Paul Merage, BS 66, MBA 68 Paul Merage, BS 66, MBA 68
Former CEO and co-founder of Chef America
Chairman, Falcon Investment Management
Newport Beach, Calif.

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Cal Business Summer 2005 cover: The Berkeley-Columbia Difference: How Executive MBA Alumni Take Their Careers to the Next Level

Vladimir R. Grave, BS 72
Founder and CEO
Oritz Corporation
Burlingame, Calif.