April 25, 2017

News Category: Alumni & Friends News

Intel CEO and Alumnus Paul Otellini, MBA 74, to Speak at Haas, Oct. 3 Intel CEO Paul Otellini, MBA 74, will share lessons from a 40-year business career, including leading the world's largest chip maker, in an interview with Dean Rich Lyons at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, in Andersen Auditorium. (09/10/2012)

Alumnus and Accounting Benefactor Donald Seiler, BS 49, MBA 50, Passes Away Alumnus Donald (Don) Seiler, BS 49, MBA 50, a longtime friend of the accounting program at Berkeley-Haas, passed away Aug. 3 at his Atherton home. He was 83. (09/10/2012)

Undergrads Launch Competition to Build Confidence Without Attitude More than 100 undergraduates have signed up to compete in a new finance case competition launched by the Haas Business School Association as part of its year-long effort to foster the school's four Defining Principles. (09/10/2012)

Download "Culture Issue" of Berkeley-Haas Magazine on the iPad The summer 2012 issue of Berkeley-Haas magazine, "The Culture Issue," is now available on the iPad, complete with extra videos. (08/22/2012)

Haas Alumni Network North Bay Chapter Names Two Honorees for Embodying Defining Principles (08/22/2012)

Top CIOs to Gather at Haas to Explore Profession in Transition Some of the world's most visionary chief information officers will come together at Haas Sept. 14 for a day of events focused on the position's evolving role within organizations. (08/02/2012)

Alumni Events: Welcoming New Students, from Las Vegas to Spain Local alumni chapters across the U.S. and around the globe are hosting a series of parties for new admits that began in April and will last through August. (07/23/2012)

Haas Fund Receives Record Alumni Gifts Alumni giving to the Haas Fund broke records across a number of key metrics in fiscal year 2012, which ended June 30. A total of 4,261 donors gave $3.06 million to the annual fund—the highest dollar amount given by alumni in a single year. (07/23/2012)

Journal Recognizes Haas Faculty's Rich History in Accounting Five Berkeley-Haas professors and alumni dating back to the beginning of the 20th century were featured in the Journal of Accountancy's list of the 125 top leaders in the accounting profession, published in its June 2012 issue. (07/23/2012)

Management Consultant and Alumnus Peter Kontes, MBA 74, passes away Peter Kontes, MBA 74, principal of Greenwich Advisory Group and co-founder and former CEO of Marakon Associates, has passed away at the age of 65. (07/23/2012)

Student, Alumna from Undergrad Program to Compete in 2012 Olympics Two aquatically inclined members of the Haas community will be diving into the pool to compete in the 2012 Olympic Games in London later this month. (07/09/2012)

Berkeley Angel Network Seeds Entrepreneurs Every year, dozens of companies are launched by innovators and innovations from the UC Berkeley community—many helped off the ground by angel investors. Some of these investors also have ties to the campus, yet until recently there was no organized way for these alumni angel investors to connect with each other or with budding UC Berkeley startups. That changed when several UC Berkeley alumni teamed up with the founding director of the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship last year to launch the Berkeley Angel Network. (06/18/2012)

Haaski Raises More than $75,000 Nearly 100 golfers and guests hit the green at the Orinda Country Club May 14 for the 10th annual Haaski Golf Open and Auction, raising more than $75,000 for the Annual Fund. (06/13/2012)

Haas to Launch Three Digital Classroom Pilots Tapping into new cutting-edge technologies, the Haas School is launching three digital courses on a pilot basis starting this summer to optimize the teaching opportunities offered by this game-changing medium. (05/07/2012)

Haas Gear Store Reopens with New Products The Haas Gear store is reopening today, May 7, with a new design and new products, which also are available online at haasgear.com. (05/07/2012)

Haas Community Invited to Fed Conference on Asia The Haas community has been invited to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's conference on “Challenges in Global Finance: The Role of Asia” on June 11 and 12. (05/07/2012)

Haas Heads to Barcelona for Symposium on Leadership and Innovation Leaders in banking, technology, and innovation will headline the Haas School's Barcelona Symposium on Saturday, June 2 (05/07/2012)

Hundreds to Toss Mortar Boards in Undergrad, MBA, and PhD Commencements More than 900 students will graduate from the Haas School in three separate ceremonies this month, celebrating the end of one chapter in their educations and the beginning of another as Students Always. (05/07/2012)

Three Teams with Haas Alumni, Students Win at UC Berkeley Startup Competition Haas alumnus Buzz Bonneau, MBA 11, and his team, Calcula, won the $20,000 grand prize at the UC Berkeley Startup Competition April 26 for their innovative kidney stone treatment. All told, Berkeley-Haas students and alumni were on three winning teams at the 14th annual competition hosted by the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship. (05/07/2012)

Three Alumnae Make SF Business Times' Influential Women List Three Haas alumnae—Connie Moore, MBA 80, CEO, BRE Properties; Jennifer Cook, MBA 98, senior VP, Genentech, and Kristin Groos Richmond, MBA 06, CEO, Revolution Foods—were featured on the San Francisco Business Times' List of Influential Women published April 27. (04/30/2012)

Haaski Golf Open to Celebrate 10th Anniversary at New Venue The Haaski Golf Open will celebrate its 10th anniversary on May 14 with a tournament, dinner, and live auction at the Orinda Country Club, a new venue for the popular fundraiser (04/23/2012)

Article by Teece, Alumni Wins California Management Review Award An article co-authored by Haas Professor David Teece and two PhD alumni won the 2012 best article award from the California Management Review (CMR), the Haas School's peer-reviewed management journal for both academics and business practitioners. (04/23/2012)

Introducing Berkeley-Haas Magazine The Haas School will unveil its newly redesigned alumni magazine, renamed Berkeley-Haas from CalBusiness, later this month. (04/02/2012)

Undergrad Alumna Named Miss San Francisco It’s hard to say what exactly won Vivian Wei, BS 11, the coveted Miss San Francisco title in March: Her tap dance routine to Chicago’s “Hot Honey Rag” in a pink, rhinestone-studded gown or her undergraduate degree from Haas? (04/02/2012)

Alumni’s Watch Company Earns Accolades in Open Innovation Challenge Held at Haas Modify Industries, a company founded by Haas alumni that makes customizable watches, won honorable mention in the Zazzle Million Dollar Open Innovation Challenge launched in association with the Haas School’s Center for Open Innovation and MIT. (04/02/2012)

Lester Center Honors Biotech Leader Moshe Alafi with Lifetime Achievement Award Biotech pioneer and Berkeley alumnus Moshe Alafi, BA 51 (Biology), MA 58 (Physiology), received the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship’s 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award at a gala dinner event March 20. The award recognizes entrepreneurial excellence at the highest level. (04/02/2012)

Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA Program to Close in 2013 Deans from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and Columbia Business School announced today that the Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA Program will come to closure in February 2013 when the current class graduates. (03/22/2012)

Financial Engineering Program Graduates Class of 2012, Welcomes Class of 2013 Morgan Stanley executive and Cal alumnus Michael Sternberg told 66 graduates of the Berkeley Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) Program at their commencement Friday that they are entering a "new world of financial engineering" which they have the unique opportunity to shape. (03/19/2012)

BrightSource CEO John Woolard to Headline All-Alumni Conference, April 28 Solar energy CEO and entrepreneur John Woolard, MBA 97, will headline the All-Alumni Conference April 28 at the Haas School. (03/19/2012)

Financial Engineering Students Create Scholarship in Memory of Classmate Arthur Qi Students from the Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) Program and Executive Director Linda Kreitzman are creating a new scholarship in memory of classmate Arthur Qi. (03/07/2012)