September 14, 2014

News Category: Events

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)

Kaiser CEO George C. Halvorson to Speak on Diversity, April 12 Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO George C. Halvorson, a leader in breaking barriers to health care delivery and workforce diversity, will discuss those efforts in a Dean’s Speaker Series lecture at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 12 in the Wells Fargo Room. (03/19/2012)

World-Renown Social Entrepreneur Paul Polak to Speak at Haas, March 13 Paul Polak, a self-described "troublemaker" and social entrepreneur who has worked with thousands of farmers around the world to pull them out of poverty, will speak at a lunch event Tuesday, March 13, in the Wells Fargo Room. (03/07/2012)

Winter CMR Articles Spotlight Success for Brands, CIOs How to achieve exceptional success as a consumer brand or as a chief information officer (CIO) are the subjects of two articles by Haas faculty in the winter 2012 issue of the California Management Review (CMR), the school's peer-reviewed business journal. (02/27/2012)

Southwest Airlines Exec to Talk on Culture of LUV Ginger Hardage, senior vice president of culture and communications at Southwest Airlines, will share her insights on piloting the company's unique corporate personality on Thursday, April 5, at 12:30 p.m. in the Wells Fargo Room. (02/27/2012)

Conference to Spotlight New Energy Research, March 22 A sell-out crowd of about 200 top thinkers in energy policy—including academics, regulators, and business leaders—will gather for the 17th Annual POWER Conference on Energy Research and Policy March 22 on the Clark Kerr campus in Berkeley. (02/27/2012)

Electronic Arts CEO to Speak, Critique Startups at Alumni Event, March 22 Alumnus and Electronics Arts CEO John Riccitiello, BS 81, will discuss the latest developments in digital entertainment and give two startups feedback at a Haas Alumni Network South Bay Chapter event Thursday, March 22, at the company's Redwood Shores headquarters. (02/27/2012)

Finance Conference to Focus on How Private Equity, Venture Capital, and other Players are Faring in Volatile Times, March 9 Volatility and its ripple effects through the world of finance and investing will be the focus of the sixth annual student-run Berkeley-Haas Finance Conference at the Haas School on Friday, March 9. (02/13/2012)

Conference to Focus on Asia as Emerged Market, March 17 The student-run 12th annual Asia Business Conference on March 17 at Haas will explore the idea that Asia is not an emerging market but a market that has already emerged. (02/13/2012)

Pandora, Stella & Dot Execs to Speak at Women in Leadership Conference, March 3 With women making up half of the workforce but just a small fraction of C-suite executives, the 2012 Women in Leadership Conference on March 3 will focus on how successful woman can bring others up with them. (02/13/2012)

Alum Paul Rice, Fair Trade USA Founder, to Speak on Scaling the Social Venture, Feb. 15 (02/09/2012)

Adobe CEO, Pioneering Wall Street Alumna to Speak at Commencements (01/30/2012)

Citi and Whirlpool Execs Launch Dean's Speaker Series in 2012 (01/30/2012)

Economist Innovation Conference Returns to Haas for Third Year, March 28 (01/30/2012)

Academic Journal Honors Late Entrepreneurship Leader John Freeman (01/30/2012)

Health Care Conference Moves to San Francisco, Feb. 24 (01/30/2012)

Center for Responsible Business Series Highlights Sustainable Innovation (01/30/2012)

Latin American Business Conference Convenes at Haas, Feb. 24 (01/30/2012)

Pandora Investor to Speak at Silicon Valley Networking Event (01/30/2012)

Prof. Emeritus Oliver Williamson Honored in Peru Haas Professor Emeritus Oliver Williamson, winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economics, was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor of Peru in the grade of Gran Cruz at the end of last year. (01/17/2012)

Economist Jim Wilcox to Headline Evening at Gap, Other Alumni Events Across Nation What are the markets telling us about the 2012 elections? When will unemployment fall and inflation and interest rates rise? (01/17/2012)

Schwab Series Event to Highlight Social Impact Investing A panel of five investment industry executives will lay out “A Roadmap for Social Impact Investing” and what it means for investors, wealth managers, social enterprises, and corporations on Monday, Jan. 30, as part of the Schwab Charitable Speaker Series. (01/17/2012)

Conference to Explore Israel as High-Tech Hub UC Berkeley is harnessing the talent of Israeli and U.S. thinkers at an unprecedented international conference Feb. 1-2 that will look at Israel through a high-tech lens. (01/17/2012)

Executive Coach Marshall Goldsmith to Lead MBA Workshop on Reaching the Top, Jan. 29 Learn what it takes to climb the very top rungs of the corporate ladder from noted author, educator, and executive coach Marshall Goldsmith, who will present a workshop in the Berkeley MBA Leadership Development Series on Sunday, Jan. 29, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Andersen Auditorium. (01/17/2012)

Education Competition to Target Principal Collaboration at San Francisco Schools Helping principals at San Francisco public schools share information about new programs and best practices is a focus of the upcoming Education Leadership Case Competition at the Haas School Feb. 17 and 18. (01/17/2012)

Citi and Whirlpool Execs Launch Dean's Speaker Series in 2012 The Dean’s Speaker Series returns in the spring semester with two distinguished business leaders: Debby Hopkins, Citi's chair of Venture Capital Initiatives and chief innovation officer, on Tuesday, Jan. 31; and Jeff Fettig, CEO of Whirlpool, on Monday, Feb. 6. (01/17/2012)

Marketing Guru David Aaker to Speak on Sharing Interests with Customers, Feb. 15 Haas Professor Emeritus David Aaker, an internationally recognized expert on marketing, innovation, and brand-positioning, will share his latest thinking on customers and brand building with the Haas community on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 12:30 p.m. in the Wells Fargo Room. (01/17/2012)

Bounty of Spring Events to Bring Top Business Leaders to Haas Top executives from Citi, Kaiser, and Whirlpool will be among the impressive slate of business leaders coming to the Haas School this spring to participate in a variety of conferences and speaker series. (12/05/2011)

Haas Helps Expand Open Innovation Opportunities It's not often that a novice entrepreneur has a risk-free chance at winning $1 million in services and support for a great idea. Nor is it common for an undergraduate to to pitch a business plan to senior corporate executives. Haas is involved in two programs that are offering just those opportunities: a Million Dollar Open Innovation Challenge and an a competition in the Open Innovation and Business Models undergraduate course (12/05/2011)