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SoftBank’s Vision Fund has $100 billion to invest in tech companies

By Rahul Sampat   |   9/26/2019
If the current state of startups proves anything, it’s that the possibilities are endless for entrepreneurs, no matter where you are in your career. Take for example SoftBank Group Corp, which is headquartered ...

Get your MBA and get on the fast track to becoming a world-class tech leader

By Susan Petty   |   9/24/2019
Do you dream of becoming the next Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Susan Wojcicki, or Elon Musk? These and other influential tech leaders take a visionary approach to solving business problems, and their ideas have ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Improving Healthcare Equity and Access for Women

By Liz Rosenberg   |   6/20/2019
What happens when an entrepreneurial spirit collides with the Berkeley MBA concurrent degree program? For the answer, consider the career of Amy Fan, MBA/MPH 19, co-founder of Twentyeight Health.

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.

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 ...

Student Perspective: How I'm Using My MBA To Break Into Entertainment

By Nony Onyeador   |   10/13/2017
 When I discuss my post-MBA goals of transitioning into the entertainment industry as a writer-producer, the question I get most often is, “Wait, why are you in an MBA program again?”.