July 29, 2014

News Category: Events

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)

Citi Chief Innovation Officer to Speak at Haas, Jan. 31 Deborah Hopkins, chief innovation officer and chief of venture capital initiatives at Citi, will kick off the spring semester of the Dean's Speaker Series on Jan. 31. (11/21/2011)

MBA Students Diagnose Better Career Paths for Physicians in Case Competition Five Berkeley MBA students who outlined a bold plan to motivate physicians in a teaching hospital claimed second prize in the National MBA Human Capital Case Competition at Vanderbilt’s Owen School Oct. 29. (11/07/2011)

Haas Undergrad Competes in Miss World Victoria Pham, BS 12, competed among a record 120 contestants in the 2011 Miss World pageant Sunday, Nov. 6, in London. The event was broadcast live from Earls Court to more than 100 countries. (11/07/2011)

Alum and Former GM Vice Chair Bob Lutz Announces Winners of Volt Raffle Social Media Competition Alumnus and former GM vice chairman Bob Lutz, BS 61, MBA 62, announced the four undergraduate students who won a social media competition for a Chevy Volt raffle to benefit the school's Young Entrepreneurs at Haas (YEAH) Program. (11/07/2011)