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An EMBA is helping this scientist have an impact in the healthcare field

By Susan Petty   |   10/10/2019
Embracing data, developing her leadership skills, and networking have been key factors in Sally Allain’s career and her fight against disease. Her most recent move is a promotion to the position of head of ...

Trends and outlooks: What it takes to be a Chief Innovation Officer

By Eileen Jacob   |   10/01/2019
Over the last several decades, businesses have begun making space for Chief Innovation Officers. As the demand for candidates who can fill this role grows, Berkeley MBA students are increasingly expressing ...

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.

Making impact: Berkeley EMBA grad fuels cleantech and women entrepreneurs

By Susan Petty   |   9/19/2019
When Rose Maizner, EMBA 17, met with RenewableTech Ventures founder Todd Stevens to discuss the possibility of joining their team, she complimented him on his launch of an impact fund.

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 ...