Stern Insider
Welcome to the inaugural edition of The Stern Insider, a new monthly update on alumni news, career opportunities, timely faculty research and expert opinion, campus news, recent events and more. We also welcome our newest alumni population, the 2014 graduates who are being recognized this week in graduation ceremonies at Radio City Music Hall.
 

Alumni in the News

Marc Albanese and Yaopeng Zhou

Marc Albanese (MBA '08) & Yaopeng Zhou (MBA '14), co-founders of Smart Vision Labs, won $1 million in Verizon's Powerful Answers Competition

Comixology

ComiXology, NYU Stern's 2007 Entrepreneurs Challenge winner co-founded by David Steinberger (MBA '08), was acquired by Amazon

Codesters

The $50,000 prize in NYU Stern's Social Venture Competition went to Codesters, co-founded by Gordon Smith (MBA '06)

 

Faculty News & Research

Aswath Damodaran
CNBC

In an op-ed, seven-time Professor of the Year Aswath Damodaran explains the US tax code's business implications

David Yermack

In new research, Professor David Yermack determines that Bitcoin behaves more like a speculative investment than a currency

 

Happening On-Campus

Warren Buffett and NYU Stern undergrads

Undergraduate honors student Kevin Baker (BS '14) asked Warren Buffett a question about activist investors during Buffett's post-annual meeting interview with Fox Business journalist Liz Claman

Peter Henry at the White House

Dean Peter Henry participated in a White House roundtable on improving workplaces for working women and families

3rd Annual Scholarship Reception

Dean of the Undergraduate College Geeta Menon celebrated with alumni scholarship donors, their student recipients and their families at the third annual NYU Stern Scholarship Reception

Gordon Brown

Former Prime Minister & NYU Distinguished Global Leader Gordon Brown delivered the 2014 Ashok C. Sani Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence Lecture on "Current Trends in the World Economy"

 

Career Corner

Recent job postings open to Stern alumni:

  • Cedar Street Capital, Managing Director, New York, NY, ID 39423
  • Scopely, Inc., Business Development Associate, Los Angeles, CA, ID 40275
  • Amazon/Quidsi, Director Merchandising - Home Products, Jersey City, NJ, ID 40144
  • Century Innovative Technology Limited, Business Development Executive, Hong Kong, ID 40894

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

 

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