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Haas MBA student encourages others to take action

By Brittany Voris   |   10/14/2019
Ana Simoes, MBA 20, chief of staff, AI Inference Products Group, says Berkeley Haas has changed her in ways she never expected. Now she’s passionate about using technology to make an impact on society and ...

How Elisabeth Diana went from Haas alumna to Instagram’s Head of Global Communications

By Liz Rosenberg   |   9/30/2019
Elisabeth Diana, MBA 08, is blunt when asked about her journey from business school to becoming head of Instagram Communications.

How a “deep geek” rose to leadership during the tech revolution

By Rahul Sampat   |   9/12/2019
From an internship at NASA to running engineering at Reddit to developing business intelligence (BI) software first at Microsoft and now as chief product officer at Looker, Nick Caldwell, MBA 15, has been a ...

Using MBA skills to incubate new MENA leadership

By Rahul Sampat   |   7/08/2019
Nancy Hoque, MBA 19, arrived at Berkeley Haas in search of a fresh start in her career. She'd worked as an engineer at Nokia and Motorola for more than a decade, but a new interest in go-to-market strategy was ...

Redesigning problem solving through design thinking

By Rahul Sampat   |   6/13/2019
Too often, businesses approach a problem with a tried-and-true solution already in mind. But that kind of approach makes innovation difficult – and can keep a business stuck in the same old patterns, according ...

Evening & Weekend Program Allows Kaelin Merrihew, MBA 19, to Evolve Her Career Without Breaking Stride

By Rahul Sampat   |   5/30/2019
Telling stories was always part of Kaelin Merrihew’s DNA.

Using tech to influence the healthcare sphere: Preethi Mukundan, MBA 18

By Rahul Sampat   |   5/23/2019
Preethi Mukundan, MBA 18, was headed toward her senior year in college and set on becoming a doctor when she happened to sit next to a tech executive on a holiday flight home from Boston to San Francisco. The ...

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 ...

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.” ...