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Haas alum leverages curiosity into a cleantech career

By Susan Petty   |   8/15/2019
It was 1986 and a teenaged Mukund Chavan, EMBA '15, landed on the East Coast from India deeply curious about the technology that was incubating across the country in Silicon Valley.

Physician-Leader Finds his “It Factor” via Berkeley MBA, Adam Tibble, MD, EMBA 17

By Susan Petty   |   8/01/2019
Adam Tibble, MD, EMBA 17, had already proved himself a capable leader before arriving at Berkeley.

Nick Johnson Examines the Future of Marketing and the Roles of a Leader

By Susan Petty   |   6/06/2019
The director of Content Programs at Salesforce, Nick Johnson, EMBA 16, shares his views on “thought leadership,” the value of a Berkeley MBA for Executives and making the transition from entrepreneur to ...

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 ...

One path, two goals: Brian Tajo, EMBA 18

By Susan Petty   |   3/21/2019
By age 31, Brian Tajo was hitting his professional goals with remarkable speed and precision. He had worked as a consultant for IBM, a workday design manager for Johnson & Johnson, and a product manager for ...

Learning to see at C-level: Kriya Chantalat, EMBA 16

By Susan Petty   |   3/14/2019
At a pivotal point in her career, Kriya Chantalat, EMBA 16, faced the best sort of problem: a promotion out of her comfort zone. After working for years as a CPA and controller of Arcadia Companies, she was ...

Finding her focus through an MBA: Allie Foote, EMBA 18

By Susan Petty   |   2/28/2019
By age 29, Allie Foote had a dream job. Eight years into her consulting career, she had worked in three groups at PricewaterhouseCoopers: from auditing to finance to organizational and customer strategy. She ...

Taking the Entrepreneurial Path to Improving Global Healthcare: Lida Kourita, EMBA 16

By Susan Petty   |   2/25/2019
“What is the best way to help?” It’s a question physicians ask often in the course of their careers as they contemplate a patient’s situation.

Video: For these students, an EMBA on campus makes all the difference

By Susan Petty   |   12/07/2018
For David Reile and Moj Payombar, an EMBA program that would let them study on campus was a key factor in choosing the Berkeley MBA for Executives Program. While the three-days-every-three-weeks schedule also ...

Berkeley Haas leadership digest

By Liz Rosenberg   |   11/20/2018
In our Berkeley MBA programs, we believe in developing leaders who champion bold ideas while taking intelligent risks and who lead with confidence and without arrogance.