April 27, 2017

News Category: Events

Novartis CEO Joe Jimenez, MBA 84, to Share Insights from Big Pharma and Consumer Goods, Sept. 24 Novartis CEO Joe Jimenez, MBA 84, the leader of a $56 billion drugmaker whose prescription for success has included strategies from a consumer goods career, will speak at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 24 in the Wells Fargo Room. (08/27/2013)

Caesars CEO Gary Loveman to Speak at Haas on Thursday, Sept. 5 Caesars Entertainment Chairman and CEO Gary Loveman, who took a gamble working for the company after teaching at Harvard for a decade, will share his insights with the Haas community in a talk at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, in the Wells Fargo Room. (07/09/2013)

Haaski Open Links Golf Community Alumni, students, faculty, and staff swung their clubs for Haas May 13 at the 11th annual Haaski Golf Open at the Claremont Country Club in Oakland, helping to raise nearly $50,000 for the Haas Fund. (06/15/2013)

Haas and Center for Executive Education to Host CFO Summit Chief financial officers from Cisco Systems, Lucasfilm, and Kaiser Permanente will be among the influential business leaders gathering May 20 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco for the 2013 CFO Executive Summit. (05/13/2013)

Undergrad, MBA, and PhD Students Bid Haas Farewell Nearly 900 business school students are graduating this month, bringing to a close their education in the classroom but not their lifelong connection to Berkeley-Haas. (05/13/2013)

Haas Welcomes Inaugural MBA for Executives Class Dinner at the top of Memorial Stadium with a Nobel Laureate and a talk on design thinking by IDEO GM Tom Kelley, MBA 83. Those are some highlights from the first days of the new Berkeley MBA for Executives Program, which begins this month. (05/13/2013)

Alumni Weekend in London to Offer Innovative Perspectives on Leadership Members of the Haas community will gather in London May 31 to June 2 for events with alumni, business and thought leaders, and Haas faculty who will provide new insights into successful leadership. The highlight of the weekend is a daylong symposium: "Reframe. Redefine. Rethink: Perspectives on Leadership & the Business World" on June 1 at Club Quarters, St. Paul's. (04/29/2013)

Celebrate Haas Courtyard Opening May 2 The newly transformed Haas courtyard has come alive, providing a more inviting space for alumni during reunion weekend Saturday and for new full-time MBA admits Friday at Days at Haas II. (04/29/2013)

Leading Social Entrepreneur in India to Speak at Schwab Series Event, April 30 Anshu Gupta, who has made providing clothing and other resources to the poor in India his life's calling with the creation of his nonprofit GOONJ, will speak at the Haas School from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, in the Wells Fargo Room. (04/29/2013)

Sustainability Leaders to Visit Haas in April Cradle to Cradle author William McDonough will be among the many sustainability leaders speaking at events hosted by the Center for Responsible Business this month. (04/15/2013)

Save the Date: Courtyard Celebration May 2 Join Haas students, faculty, and staff from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2, for a festive carnival-style celebration to mark the completion of the school's courtyard renovation. (04/15/2013)

Tee Off May 13 at Haaski Golf Open (04/15/2013)

Global Social Venture Competition to Host Record Number of Worldwide Finalist Teams Reducing malaria in Africa via a mosquito-repelling soap and addressing the plastics pollution crisis with pulp-and-paper packaging alternatives are among the objectives of the record 18 finalists in this year’s Global Social Venture Competition Global Finals and Conference at the Haas School April 11 and 12. (03/31/2013)

Undergrad Program to Host First Women Empowerment Day, April 19 The Undergraduate Program's inaugural Women Empowerment Day on April 19 will bring nearly a dozen successful alumnae back to the school to talk with students. (03/31/2013)

Financial Engineering Program Graduates Class of '13, Welcomes Class of '14 The Berkeley Master of Financial Engineering Program celebrated 66 graduates at their commencement March 22 and welcomed 68 students into the 13th class of the program on March 25. (03/31/2013)

UC Berkeley Startup Competition Offers Larger Prizes Thirty-nine teams, including 16 from Haas, are competing for larger cash prizes and a new $100,000 grant and mentorship program in this year's UC Berkeley Startup Competition, a marquee entrepreneurship event at the university. (03/18/2013)

Haas, Stanford Deans to Discuss Educating Leaders, March 29 Berkeley-Haas Dean Rich Lyons will join Stanford Business Dean Garth Saloner in a discussion about incubating global leadership on Friday, March 29, at the 10th annual Global Technology Symposium in Silicon Valley. (03/18/2013)

Marketing Expert David Aaker to Talk on Threats to Brand Relevance, April 9 Branding guru and Haas Professor Emeritus David Aaker will return to the Haas School for his annual marketing lecture on April 9 at 12:30 p.m. in the Wells Fargo Room. (03/18/2013)

IDEO General Manager Tom Kelley to Headline Alumni Conference, April 27 From lessons on design thinking to a series of talks modeled after TEDx events, the Annual Alumni Conference on April 27 will feature a full day of teaching by more than two dozen alumni, faculty, and staff. (03/18/2013)

Recovery or Bubble? Fisher Center to Examine State of Real Estate, April 22 “Real Estate Markets: Cautious Optimism or Another Bubble?” will be the complex question posed at the 18th annual Fisher Center Real Estate Conference on April 22 in San Francisco. (03/17/2013)

Latin American Business Conference to Explore Region's Investment Opportunities, April 5 With Latin America representing 8 percent of global GDP, the region's role as an important destination for local and foreign investment will take center stage at the fourth annual Latin American Business Conference at Haas on April 5. (03/01/2013)

Learn about Quantitative Finance Careers, March 12 "Quants" from the Federal Reserve, Barclays, and BlackRock will share their personal stories on building careers in quantitative finance during a panel discussion March 12 at the International House. (03/01/2013)

Silicon Valley Veteran Heidi Roizen to Headline Women in Leadership Conference, April 6 Silicon Valley venture capitalist Heidi Roizen, the subject of a popular case study on networking, will give the keynote address at the 17th annual Women in Leadership Conference April 6 at the Haas School of Business. (03/01/2013)

Telecom and Consulting Execs to Speak at Commencements Arun Sarin, MBA 78, MS 78 (Material Sci. and Eng.), former CEO of Vodafone, and Marc Singer, BS 86, director of the McKinsey & Co.'s Marketing and Sales Practice for the Americas, will give commencement speeches at graduation this May. (02/14/2013)

Social Gaming Exec Colleen McCreary to Share Insights from Zynga, March 20 Zynga Chief People Officer Colleen McCreary, who guided the social gaming company through its breakneck expansion from 130 to nearly 3,000 employees in three years, will share her insights with the Haas community at a Dean's Speaker Series event on Wednesday, March 20. (02/14/2013)

Peterson Series to Explore Evolution of Corporate Social Responsibility The latest installment of the Peterson Series on March 5 will feature a conversation with Jeff Klein, a founding director of the nonprofit Conscious Capitalism Inc., on the evolution of corporate social responsibility. (02/14/2013)

Energy Institute to hold 18th Annual Power Conference, March 22 The 18th annual Power Conference on Energy Research and Policy, sponsored by the Energy Institute at Haas on March 22, will focus on energy efficiency and emissions trading in California and around the world. (02/14/2013)

New Scholar-in-Residence Brings Social Impact Thought Leadership to Haas Haas’ Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership strides into spring with its first Schwab Speaker Series event of the semester March 6, featuring its new scholar in residence, former McKinsey consultant Laura Callanan, talking on social impact bonds. (02/14/2013)

2013 Asia Business Conference, "Asia. Bigger than You Think," to Provide Perspectives Beyond China The 2013 Berkeley-Haas Asia Business Conference on March 16 will feature keynote addresses from a renowned futurist with Salesforce.com who has written about China and an Indonesian alumnus who came from modest beginnings to become a major player in his nation’s energy industry. (02/14/2013)

Center for Responsible Business to Celebrate 10 Years with Reception, Sustainability Workshop The Center for Responsible Business will celebrate its 10th anniversary March 20 with an evening reception for the entire Haas community and a daylong workshop on sustainability for business school alumni. (02/14/2013)