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

Patricia Laucella

Patricia Laucella (BS '87), who negotiated production and talent deals for The Hunger Games, Divergent and Insurgent, was promoted to President of Business & Legal Affairs at Lionsgate Motion Picture Group.

Guatam Bhandari

Gautam Bhandari (MBA '01) is a Partner of private equity firm I Squared Capital that raised $3 billion for a new global PE fund. The fund will invest in global and Indian infrastructure.

Gabrielle Upton

Gabrielle Upton (MBA '95) has been appointed the first female Attorney General in the New South Wales state of Australia.


Faculty News & Research

Blader Gartenberg
The Wall Street Journal

Professors Steven Blader and Claudine Gartenberg find that data-driven management tools can backfire when used to spark friendly competition among employees.

Anat Lechner
Harvard Business Review

Professor Anat Lechner offers managers advice on handling unexpected employee resignations.

Dolly Chugh

Professor Dolly Chugh discusses Reddit CEO Ellen Pao's decision to ban salary negotiations, and why women are less likely than men to negotiate for higher salaries.


Happening On Campus

Sani Lecture

NYU President John Sexton spoke to alumni and members of the Sani family at the 2015 Ashok C. Sani Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence Lecture (see video).

Ameeta Gosain

Ameeta Gosain (MBA '92), head of the US Retirement Plan at JPMorgan and Stern's 2015 Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) Distinguished Alumnus and Chapter Honoree, spoke to undergraduate students at Stern’s BGS induction Ceremony (see photos).

Steve Forbes

As Stern's Center for Business and Human Rights celebrated its two-year anniversary, two MBA students partnered with the Center to locate and map 2000+ unregistered garment factories in Bangladesh.


Career Corner

Recent job postings open to Stern alumni:

  • Ares Management, Vice President, Asia Relationship Manager, Hong Kong, Job ID 47530
  • Third Sector Capital Partners, Chief Executive Officer, Delhi, India, Job ID 47479
  • Grant Cooper & Associates, Director Level Strategy Consultant, Atlanta, GA, Job ID 46457
  • VFILES, Chief Operating Officer, New York, NY, Job ID 47616

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


Stern Start-Ups

Stern Start-Ups

NYU's most promising innovators received a combined $200,000 in start-up cash at Stern's annual Entrepreneurs Challenge:

New Venture Winner: RecoverLINK, founded by Laurie Thackeray (MBA '12) and Christina Anzalone (MBA '12), designed a mobile healthcare technology to transform how heart failure patients experience care and recovery after discharge from the hospital.

Social Venture Winners: SayCel and VVF Cup

Technology Venture Winner: Ephemeral

See more details on the winners.


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