Haas School of Business

Leading Through Innovation

Haas Alumnus Maps the Future at Google Earth

Haas Alumnus Maps
the Future at Google Earth

While homing in for 3-D close-ups of everything from Mount Everest to the Eiffel Tower is now routine, it was unheard of when John Hanke earned his Berkeley MBA in 1996. He co-founded Keyhole in 2000, later acquired to provide the technical foundation for Google Earth. After serving as VP of Product Management for Google's "Geo" division, Hanke, knowing the importance of being a student always, has gone on to run a Google startup lab exploring mobile/social/local apps. Read More>

School Lunch Startup Scores with School Kids and Social Venture Competition

Social Venture

Alumnae business Revolution Foods cooked up a school lunch startup that scores with kids

GSVC Turns Ten

Haas-founded Competition Launches Social Entrepreneurs

Founded by Berkeley MBA students in 1999, the Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) is the world's largest student-led competition of its kind

The Haas School's Strategic, Quantitative Approach to Marketing

Marketing Strategy

A look at the Haas School's strategic, quantitative approach to marketing

CMR 50th anniversary

California Management Review Turns 50

For more than half a century, this Haas management journal has connected executives and academics

IDEO General Manager, Alumnus Tom Kelley Helps Berkeley-Haas Advance Innovation

Innovation a la IDEO

As a Haas Executive Fellow and alum, IDEO GM Tom Kelley shares what he's learned about innovation with Berkeley MBA students

Leland lessons in leverage

A Prescient Look at Leverage

Hayne Leland's research on corporate debt pricing and capital structure offered new and lasting insight into the optimal mix of debt and equity

oil platform

Executive Education

How the Haas School's Center for Executive Education is helping to prepare oil executives for global success, from the North Sea to the Niger Delta

Socially responsible investing

Social Investing

Haas School graduate students interested in social responsibility and finance blend the two through a student-managed investment fund launched in 2007

Lyons Chatman Services Innovation

Innovation in Services Firms

Haas School researchers Rich Lyons and Jenny Chatman decided to examine innovation in the services sector, using investment banking as a test case

Cleantech by Roy Kaltschmidt

Commercializing Cleantech

From patent to elevator pitch, students and scientists team up to fast-track cleantech in an innovative experiential learning course

Honored in Accounting

Honored in Accounting

Research by accounting professors Patricia Dechow and Richard Sloan helped fuel an explosion of governance-accounting studies and subsequent reform

Social Sector Solutions

S3: McKinsey Coaches, Nonprofit Clients

Social Sector Solutions (S3) dispatches teams of MBA and undergraduate students for consultations with nonprofits such as the Women's Sports Foundation