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Adebaki plans a career legacy that goes beyond himself

By Liz Rosenberg   |   5/13/2019
At the end of the day, full-time Berkeley MBA student Bosun Adebaki, MBA 19, would like his career legacy to be one in which he leaves the business world a better place.

The ‘double’ career switch: Rohan Vashdev Balwani, MBA 19

By Rahul Sampat   |   5/09/2019
Seven years into his hardware engineering career, Rohan Vashdev Balwani, MBA 19, sensed a shift in his interests and his industry.

Learning to lead—and follow—in Patagonia: Yogesh Soni, MBA 19

By Rahul Sampat   |   5/06/2019
In mid-March, a group of Berkeley Haas MBA students went on a hike on Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County. Not unusual until you learn that the last time they hiked together was in the wild mountain passes of Torres ...

Noa Elan’s Marketing Odyssey from Selling Soap to the Ride of Her Life at Lyft

By Liz Rosenberg   |   5/02/2019
Noa Elan’s career has unfolded a bit like the title of the Grateful Dead album – what a long strange trip it’s been.

IBD consulting project provides a career pivot: Shaun Hundle, MBA 19

By Rahul Sampat   |   4/30/2019
For Shaun Hundle, MBA 19, his International Business Development (IBD) experience in Mexico City provided exactly the opportunity he wanted to hone his ability to “leverage influence in a larger institution.” ...

Six Questions for Laura Teclemariam, Electronic Arts

By Susan Petty   |   4/25/2019
Laura Teclemariam, EMBA 18, has redirected her career many times. She followed her Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California, Irvine with ...

Experience best teacher for Haas finance fellow: Jake Wamala, MBA 19

By Liz Rosenberg   |   4/18/2019
If you want to harness the power of knowledge, you must acquire the wisdom to apply it correctly. Take chess for example.

Leading through empowerment: Conor Farese, MBA 19

By Liz Rosenberg   |   4/15/2019
When Conor Farese, MBA 19, was invited to speak at a recent Days at Haas, it caused him to ponder his role as a campus leader.

Can MBA Skills Help Lisa Rawlings Tackle Social Injustice Issues?

By Susan Petty   |   4/11/2019
Lisa Rawlings, EMBA19, acknowledges that business and finance is a world away from social work. But the chief of staff of the Courts Services & Offender Supervision Agency in Washington, D.C. is finding ...

A Peace Corps tour led Haas alum to a fintech career: Blakey Larsen, MBA 18

By Liz Rosenberg   |   3/28/2019
A tour in the Peace Corps may not seem like a direct line to a career in finance. At least finance wasn't on Blakey Larsen's mind in 2008 when she completed her undergraduate degree in linguistics and computer ...