Stern Insider
The Stern Insider is a monthly update on alumni news, career opportunities, timely faculty research and expert opinion, campus news, recent events and more.
 

Alumni in the News

Morgan Stanley

Ragy Thomas's (MBA '03) start-up marketing firm, Sprinklr, has become the latest "unicorn" to receive a billion-dollar valuation.

Keen Home

Record-holding mountaineer and former finance executive Vanessa O'Brien (MBA '97) is interviewed on her plans to become the first American woman to scale K2.

Alison Mass

Robert Lee (BS '13) left his finance job to start a nonprofit organization that collects leftover food from businesses to both reduce food waste and feed hungry New Yorkers.

 

Faculty News & Research

Schoenholtz Geithner

Professor Scott Galloway's presentation, "The Four Horsemen: Amazon/ Apple/ Facebook & Google -- Who Wins/Loses" has been shared widely by media outlets and on social media (see video).

Peter Henry
The New York Times

Professor JP Eggers's research shows that serial entrepreneurs are better off staying in one industry as successful industry-switchers like Elon Musk and Richard Branson are outliers.

Melissa Schilling
The New York Times

Professor Holger Mueller's research finds that the growing size of companies may be a driving force behind wage inequality.

 

Happening On Campus

Alan Gallo

Alan Gallo (BS '87, MBA '00) gave remarks at Stern's Scholarship Reception in March, where student scholarship recipients thanked and connected with their donors (see photos).

Regina Dugan

Regina Dugan, leader of Google's Advanced Technology and Projects Group, spoke to MBA students on Google's use of the DARPA model for innovation.

Steve Forbes

Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-In Chief of Forbes Media, spoke to Stern undergraduate students about economic policy, technology and more.

 

Career Corner

Are you looking to return to the workforce after a long absence? The CCWP's popular "Back in the Game" workshop is being offered again in May. See more details and RSVP via the Careers portal on SternConnect.

Recent job postings open to Stern alumni:

  • Gartner Inc., Director, Product Management, Ft. Myers, FL, Job ID 42182
  • MetLife, Director, Risk Ratings & Analytics, Morristown, NJ, Job ID 47081
  • Quarterback Transportation, Vice President, Toronto, Canada, Job ID 47088
  • Time Inc., Associate Finance Director, New York, NY, Job ID 47056

View more job listings from the Career Center for Working Professionals and apply via your Career Account.

 

LinkedIn Gives Stern High Marks

LinkedIn

Have you tapped into the strength of the Stern network? LinkedIn recently assessed universities on the career outcomes of alumni who get the most desirable jobs (according to LinkedIn's measures). Stern placed in several categories. Check it out, tap your network and be sure to add the Leonard N. Stern School of Business to your LinkedIn profile.

LinkedIn

 

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