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Longevity 101: Harvard  Business School’s Oldest Alumnus Shares Secrets of Success
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Longevity 101: Harvard Business School’s Oldest Alumnus Shares Secrets of Success

F. Gorham Brigham, Jr. (Harvard College 1937, HBS 1939), retired Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending, Citizens Bank of Massachusetts, turned 101 on January 14th, adding another milestone to his distinction as HBS’ oldest alumnus.  Following graduation from HBS, Mr. Brigham began his career at Price Waterhouse before being called to active military duty, and…

Leveling the Playing Field: Lower the Cost of Pursuing an MBA
Admissions Advice, Alumni, Entrepreneurship, HomePost, Publishing Partner, Recruiting

Leveling the Playing Field: Lower the Cost of Pursuing an MBA

With acceptance rates at top MBA programs ranging from 7% to 20% and recent studies showing that over 50% of MBA applicants use an MBA consultant, the cost for competing begins early in the MBA pursuit process and has steepened dramatically. This advice comes at a steep price, though: the average hourly rate for admissions…

Alumni Career Advice & Perspectives: Asha Haji, EF Education First
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Alumni Career Advice & Perspectives: Asha Haji, EF Education First

The Harbus Chief Operating Officer, Natasha Larsen, spoke with HBS aluma, Asha Haji, about EF Education First, how it fits into the social enterprise world, and advice to those interested in the space. The Harbus: Tell us about your industry Asha Haji: For starters, I wouldn’t call social enterprise an industry; rather it’s a space…

Alumni Career Advice & Perspectives: Katy George, Director at McKinsey
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Alumni Career Advice & Perspectives: Katy George, Director at McKinsey

The Harbus Chief Operating Officer, Natasha Larsen, spoke with HBS PhD aluma, Katy George, about her path to McKinsey, experiences there, and advice to would-be consultants. The Harbus: What was your path from HBS to your current position? KG: I came to Harvard to do a Ph.D. in Business Economics and fell in love with the Technology…

Alumni Fashion & Apparel Recruiting Advice with ‘Adore Me’ Founder & CEO
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Alumni Fashion & Apparel Recruiting Advice with ‘Adore Me’ Founder & CEO

The Harbus had the opportunity to sit down with HBS Alum Morgan Hermand-Waiche (MBA ‘10), Founder & CEO of apparel company Adore Me, and asked him to share his thoughts on the fashion industry, how he differentiates himself from competitors, and what he looks for in a successful applicant during his own recruitment process. Megan…

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Starwood CEO Frits van Paasschen Worth his Weight in “Gold”

Spangler Auditorium filled quickly last Wednesday with students eager to hear Starwood Hotels & Resorts CEO Frits van Paasschen talk about “The Age of Great Change,” hosted by the Hospitality & Travel Industry Club. Prior to his role at Starwood, van Paasschen held several executive positions across various functions at national brand-led corporations like Nike…

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Launching and Scaling a Successful Social Venture: Gerald Chertavian, Founder and CEO, Year Up (MBA ’92)

“The untold story of how to create, launch and scale a social venture”- this is how Professor Allen Grossman framed the November discussion with Gerald Chertavian, MBA class of 1992 and Founder of award-winning nonprofit Year Up. Chertavian, who’s organization seeks to close the opportunity divide by equipping urban youth with skills, experience and empowering…

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HBS Alum Discusses Transition from Finance to TV

Many aspire to work in creative industries, few muster the courage to do so. Lily-Hayes Kaufman (HBS ’09) did just that. A finance professional before HBS, Kaufman now works on the NBC TV show SMASH. She spoke with The Harbus about her post-MBA transition into the world of film and television.cartier santos 100 replica What…

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Alumni Interview: Alan Horn, Chairman of Walt Disney Studios

In the latest installment in our Alumni Interview Series, The Harbus spoke with Alan Horn ’72, who joined Walt Disney Studios as Chairman earlier this year. Horn previously served as President & COO of Warner Bros. Entertainment, where he worked on the eight-film Harry Potter series, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, The Departed, Million Dollar…

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Plugged In: Jeremy Andrus Keeps the World Listening

When Jeremy Andrus (MBA 2002) joined headphone-maker Skullcandy in 2005, the company had more board members than employees. At the time, the team consisted of founder Rick Alden, a trio of graphic designers, and a customer service rep-turned-shipping guru. Before officially signing on—and perhaps as one final measure of due diligence—Andrus met this group for…

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$35M Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center to Replace Kresge Hall

Flanked by an all-star cast of political leaders, HBS Dean Nitin Nohria and Harvard University President Drew Faust announced a $40 million gift to Harvard Business School from Dr. James Si-Cheng Chao and Family Foundation. Of the $40 million, $35 million is devoted to the construction of the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center, a new…

ThredUp’s HBS Founders Master the Art of the Pivot
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ThredUp’s HBS Founders Master the Art of the Pivot

All Silicon Valley entrepreneurs know about The Pivot, the shift a start-up makes when it changes course with its business. Few recent HBS entrepreneurs have pivoted better or more boldly than James Reinhart and Chris Homer (both MBA, 2009) with their venture-backed company ThredUp, the leading online children’s clothing exchange. Reinhart, who also received his…

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Nature Conservancy CEO Mark Tercek Advances Sustainable Capitalism

Few understand the importance of the combination of economic growth and responsible environmental policy—the advancement of sustainable capitalism—better than Mark Tercek (HBS ’84), CEO of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and a former Partner at Goldman Sachs. Through TNC, Tercek strives to impact corporate and national environmental policy by partnering, somewhat controversially, directly with corporations whose…

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Tyra Banks: Fun, Fierce, and Financially Savvy

How did you celebrate Valentine’s Day?  A romantic dinner with your true love? At a Tommy Doyle’s stoplight party, hoping to find true love?  For a select group of HBS students and faculty, V-Day was spent with one of America’s ultimate true loves: supermodel and media mogul Tyra Banks.  In a casual 90-minute conversation with…

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The Seven States that Will Decide the 2012 Election

With Election Day nine months away, it is worth taking a break from the Republican primaries to look at the general election landscape.  Despite a persistently weak economy, Obama can win reelection, and it is a better than 50-50 bet that he does so.  Assuming Mitt Romney eventually captures the Republican nomination, it will be…

Sports

Leading the St. Louis Cardinals

Editor’s note: As evidenced by the popularity of the Business of Sports Club and the intense competition surrounding the SA Cup, many HBS students are passionate about sports. Few HBS grads have had more recent success working in sports management than 1995 HBS graduate William DeWitt III. Not long after graduating from HBS, DeWitt joined…

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Alumni Interviews: Pete Lyon (HBS ’95), Partner at Goldman Sachs

In this inaugural article in the Alumni Interview Series http://www.replicaforbest.co.uk/replica-breitling-watches-sale-for-uk.html, The Harbus sat down with Pete Lyon (HBS ’95) to discuss his time at Harvard Business School and his career in investment banking. Today, Pete is a Partner at Goldman Sachs where he leads client coverage strategy in the Executive Office for the Investment Banking…

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Education Pioneers Brings Talent to Urban Schools

What Teach for America does for the classroom http://www.replicaforbest.co.uk/replica-breitling-watches-sale-for-uk.html, Education Pioneers does for the school, the school district, and the country. Education Pioneers specializes in recruiting and training the top talent from both graduate schools as well as the private sector, and places them in management positions in the education space.  Be it the New…

HBS-founded CloudFlare is Sky High
Entrepreneurship

HBS-founded CloudFlare is Sky High

We know Google traces its roots to Stanford, Dropbox to MIT, and Facebook to Kirkland House, but what recent high-tech company will HBS be bragging about years from now. The answer could be CloudFlare, founded by HBS MBA ‘09 grads and Section D classmates Matthew Prince and Michelle Zatlyn. What exactly is this behind-the-scenes, 20-person…

Entrepreneurship

Can’t Afford the Big Game? ScoreBig was Made for You

In a world with too many fees and not enough trust, ScoreBig offers a welcomed reprieve.  The website allows the casual fan to pay deep discount prices for sporting or event tickets, but also alleviates the concerns of unfairness to season ticket holders or other individuals who paid face value for similar tickets. Adam Kanner…

Entrepreneurship

Venture Corner: Vaiad, Part 2

As a refresher, what is your business? Vaiad is an automated self-serve platform that websites can use to sell ad space directly to advertisers. Currently, direct ad sales require a lot of back and forth by email or phone, which takes days or even weeks for each deal.  Vaiad instead provides a common interface, integrated…

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Lessons Learned from Skydeck to Marketoonist

Tom Fishburne started out drawing cartoons for The Harbus as an RC.  Now he’s doing it as his full-time profession.  In 2001, Tom Fishburne’s cartoon, “Skydeck”, quickly gained popularity within the student body.  However, he did not imagine that he could make a living drawing comics fulltime replica watches uk.  He could not have believed…

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Venture Corner: IvyDate

HBS Alumni Helping Elite Students Find Romance An Interview with Philip Triebel, Founder of IvyDate Opening by Stephen Hartley, Ivy Date High in demand and short on time, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for students to find their soul-mates. Fortunately,workaholic Ivy League students have a new service to help: IvyDate. Harvard Business School alumni Beri Meric(‘10)…

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