Tepper School of Business students, in the thick of early career development, recently stepped back to consider a very different topic — retirement. Roger Ferguson Jr., president and CEO of TIAA-CREF, shed light on this urgent social issue as part of the W.L. Mellon CEO Speaker Series.
David Simmons (BS MCS, TPR '86), Chairman and CEO of PPD, returned to the Tepper School of Business as part of the 2013-2014 W.L. Mellon Speaker Series and shared insights on how his experiences as a student at Carnegie Mellon University prepared him for his successful career.
Early on Nov. 21, Tepper School of Business students eagerly filled Mellon Auditorium to await William D. Green, the former Chairman and CEO of Accenture, and second W.L. Mellon Speaker Series presenter for 2013-2014. The event, held in a question and answer format, allowed Green to engage with the students, imparting his invaluable advice.
While studying at the CMU, Paul Fonteyne developed a skill set that helped put him on a trajectory to the top of the global pharmaceutical industry. Now serving as U.S. Country Managing Director, President and CEO of Boehringer Ingelheim USA Corporation, he shared his practical advice on leadership with students as part of the W.L. Mellon Speaker Series.
As the co-founder of the non-profit D.R.E.A.M., Jaleni Thompson, BSBA '08, has impressive aspirations - he aims to close our country's wealth gap. By providing much-needed financial education, Thompson is determined to empower the underserved youth of New York City through the strength of knowledge.
The intersection where fresh ingredients and fresh perspectives meet - Raji Sankar, MSIA '00, balances a focus on customers' dining expectations with a desire to make employees' advancement part of the success model for Five Guys Burgers.
Alden Mills, former Navy Seal and CEO and Co-Founder of Perfect Fitness, describes how the rigorous Tepper School MBA curriculum strengthened his knowledge of business fundamentals, preparing him to lead his company to a worldwide platform for consumer products and fitness.
Amidst dynamic changes in the energy landscape, Nick Akins became chief executive officer of American Electric Power in 2011 and has since grown the company by exploring diverse energy sources and imbuing the firm with an entrepreneurial spirit. In Akins’ view, there has never been a more exciting time to work in the ever-changing energy industry.
JP Balfour, MBA candidate 2013, describes why he chose the Tepper School, some highlights of his internship and the support he has found from the Tepper School community.
Patrick Clary, Google Inc., discusses the importance leveraging analytical decision-making in data-driven businesses and how his experience as the Marketing Executive Officer of the Graduate Business Association strengthened his ability to lead diverse teams in his career.
Michaela Waugh thought she wanted to do consulting when she arrived at the Tepper School, and was able to confirm that career path at BaseCamp - a month-long program that helps focus students' career plans.
Alden Mills, former Navy Seal and CEO and Co-Founder of Perfect Fitness, describes how the rigorous Tepper School MBA curriculum strengthened his knowledge of business fundamentals, preparing him to lead his company to a worldwide platform for consumer products and fitness.
Stephano Dubuc discusses the value of a rigorous curriculum and how the quantitative and analytical decision-making skills that he acquired at Carnegie Mellon became a competitive advantage in his career.
Meredith Meyer Grelli, MBA '10 and co-founder of Pittsburgh's Wigle Whiskey Distillery, is featured in this video talking about how a family business divides and conquers.
The MBA Class of 2013 at the Tepper School of Business was honored to welcome Ratan N. Tata, Chairman, Tata Trusts, for its final MBA forum. Mr. Tata fielded questions from MBA students and Dean Robert M. Dammon. The event was emceed by Varun Kumar, MBA '13 and Graduate Business Association President.
Tepper School MBA students and Heinz College Master's students have an opportunity to complete a capstone course that pairs students with real company problems. These students collaborate with company representatives and each other to come up with solutions to these problems in a 15-month period. This video includes interviews from student, faculty and company participants and outlines the advantages of the program from each person's perspective. The video accompanies the Summer 2013 Tepper Magazine.
Amy Villeneuve believes in her gut instinct, and it’s led to her current position as President and Chief Operating Officer of Kiva Systems, an innovative startup acquired last year by Amazon.com. Villeneuve recently shared her “disruptive” story with Tepper School of Business students as part of the W.L Mellon Speaker series.
Amy Villeneuve, President and Chief Operating Officer of Kiva Systems, was interviewed before she presented to students at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University as part of the W.L. Mellon Speaker Series.
Dr. Anita Williams Woolley, Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior & Theory presented to alumni at Reunion 2013. Her ongoing research explores the relationships among collective intelligence, diversity, and learning as well as tools for enhancing collective intelligence.
Harsh Manglik (MSIA '76) past Chairman & Geography Managing Director, Accenture India, and former member of Accenture's global Executive Leadership Team, spoke as part of the Accelerate Leadership Center's Leadership Journey Seminar Series. The event was co-hosted by the Tepper School's Consulting Club and Organizational Leadership Club.
Dr. Jeffrey R. Williams, Professor of Business Strategy, spoke to alumni at the Tepper School of Business' Reunion 2013. In this presentation, professor Williams discusses the steps that can help to identify, early on, and secure commitment to, decisive initiatives that shape your company's future.
Dr. Jeffrey Galak, Assistant Professor of Marketing, presented to alumni at Reunion 2013. The unfortunate reality of human psychology is that we are seldom happy with the things that we have, and the things we once loved seem to lose favor with us over time. Professor Galak discussed the psychological background of these problems and provided some remedies for how we can avoid them.
Dr. Jay Apt, Professor of Technology; Executive Director of Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center presented to alumni at Reunion 2013. Energy has always been a boom and bust sector. Prof. Apt discusses some of the background on energy trends, as well as summarizing some of the Tepper School's research on renewable electricity.
Through his 40 years in the financial services industry, James E. Rohr has witnessed tremendous change. As part of the W.L. Mellon Speaker Series, the chairman and CEO of The PNC Financial Services Group emphasized the importance of that change to Tepper School of Business students, faculty and administrators.
The Tepper School builds upon its 20 years of offering MBA programs via distance learning with the launch of a new MBA model emphasizing a blend of online and onsite formats. Of particular note is the school's commitment to the same academic experience for its full-time, part-time and online formats. Applications are now being accepted for Fall 2013.
Eric Butler’s commitment to excellence has brought him success in both business and life. As part of the W.L. Mellon Speaker Series, the executive vice president of marketing and sales for Union Pacific Corp shared with students what he’s learned along the way.
“Why ethics?” defines and gives context to ethics, presents myths and introduces tools on how to make ethical decisions objectively.
“Rational Choice Part I” presents necessary conditions for rational choice, caveats and introduces the generalization test.
“Rational Choice Part II” reviews fiduciary duty, moral agency, and utilitarianism and introduces the utilitarian and virtue tests.
Professor Hooker goes through six examples with the generalization, utilitarian and virtue tests.
Professor Hooker presents three business case studies using the generalization, utilitarian and virtue tests.
Professor Hooker concludes the series with three business case studies using the generalization, utilitarian and virtue tests.
The free market system offers the best hope for large numbers of people to escape poverty according to Harvey Golub, chairman of Miller Buckfire and retired chairman and CEO of American Express. In his appearance as part of the W.L. Mellon speaker Series, Golub told students that government regulations often backfire.
Faculty and alumni of the Master of Science in Computational Finance program describe an online learning alternative. (5:43)
On a picture-perfect spring commencement day, graduate students at the Tepper School of Business learned some secrets of success from Richard Simmons, the legendary former steel executive, before receiving their diplomas. Simmons, chairman emeritus of Allegheny Technologies Inc., advised students to pick the right boss and told them about the value of luck.
A video associated with Tepper Magazine's Spring 2012 issue. The column, called Follow the Leader, features Dina Dublon, MSIA '79 and retired executive vice president and CFO of J.P. Morgan Chase. She discusses the Tepper School, intellectual curiosity, success, leadership and social responsibility in this video.
A video associated with Tepper Magazine's Spring 2012 issue. The column, called Business Model, features Dominic Ianno, BS '90, who found a way to leverage his creativity with his analytical skills as a producer of both films and Broadway theater.
A video associated with Tepper Magazine's Spring 2012 issue. The column, called Out of the Office, features Rich Greenawalt, MSIA '68. Out of the Office is a feature of alumni who are involved in volunteering or philanthropic endeavors. Before his frontline roles in volunteer efforts at his undergraduate alma mater, a science museum, and a public library, his career included assignments as chairman and CEO of Citibank's mortgage bank, president of Transamerica Financial, and president and COO of troubled Pennsylvania credit card and mortgage lender, Advanta Corp., which he and his team set on the path of recovery and growth.
The unfortunate reality of human psychology is that we are seldom happy with the things that we have and the things we once loved seem to lose favor with us over time. During Alumni Reunion 2012, Professor Jeffrey Galak discussed the psychological background of these problems and provided some remedies for how we can avoid them.
Thirty of the United States require that some percentage of their electric power come from sources defined as renewable. Some of these states require more than a quarter of their power be generated from wind or solar power, about ten times the current U.S. average. During Alumni Reunion 2012, Professor Jay Apt commented on what this jump will require and if can we afford it.
During Reunion 2012, Professor John Hooker gave a presentation for Tepper School Alumni about how communications technology and the new global economic order reinforce cultural differences in business. It is more important than ever to understand how to function in diverse business cultures.
Many companies have outstanding products in terms of performance, better than the competition. Yet, surprisingly, sales don't take off. Even though their product is superior in its technology and functions, the marketplace doesn't get interested. During Reunion 2012, Peter Boatwright discussed what it takes to engage customers in this marketplace.
The public knows Johnson & Johnson for baby powder, bandages and other consumer goods, but William C. Weldon, chairman of the board and chief executive officer, describes a diverse portfolio including medical devices and pharmaceutical businesses. During the W.L. Mellon Speaker Series, Weldon told Tepper School students how he’s guided by the company’s credo.
Bill Lambert, MSIA ’90, urged MBA students to seek out the core values of their business with the help of the analytical tools they are acquiring at the Tepper School. Lambert, president and CEO of MSA, spoke to students as part of the W.L. Mellon Speaker Series. He candidly discussed the company’s strategies for weathering the recession.
The Tepper School of Business is introducing a new MBA curriculum designed to stay in front of a complex marketplace. BaseCamp 2012 will kick off the new course schedule and programs, positioning MBA students to succeed early.
Professor Meltzer discusses why he chose to teach at Carnegie Mellon University, his early career, and why he decided to write the book “Why Capitalism?”. Duration: 7:16.
Meltzer discusses his course on Capitalism with Dean Dammon. He reviews the virtues of Capitalism, how it varies across the globe, and its adaptability. Duration: 12:08.
Professor Meltzer and Dean Dammon discuss the practice by the United States government of running deficits and scenarios for managing the U.S. deficits and unfunded liabilities. They also discuss the European economic crisis. Duration: 7:33.
Professor Meltzer discusses regulation, the problem of capture, Madoff and the housing crisis and the prevalence of circumvention of regulation. He outlines his criteria for good regulations and rule-making for capitalist systems. Duration: 15:09.
Dean Dammon taps Professor Meltzer’s insights about the Fed as author of the “History of the Federal Reserve” Volumes One and Two. Meltzer reviews a prescription for more accountable Federal Reserve policymaking, inflation targets and discusses memorable Fed chairmen. Duration: 7:16.
Meltzer and Dammon talk about U.S. deficits in the context of the upcoming presidential election, and how the vote influences economic policymaking. Meltzer discusses how the U.S. might have to react to the European economic crisis and gives a forecast for the U.S. economy. Duration: 11:05.
Jeffrey Housenbold, president and chief executive officer of Shutterfly Inc., has grown the digital photo company into an industry leader by connecting with his customers. During the W.L. Mellon Speaker series, he advised students at the Tepper School of Business to master people skills along with their analytical abilities.
Jeffrey Housenbold, president and chief executive officer of Shutterfly Inc., was interviewed before he presented to students at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University as part of the W.L. Mellon Speaker Series on February 23, 2012.
Bob McDonald, chairman, president and CEO of P&G, told students at the Tepper School of Business how his company is intent on improving lives. During the W.L. Mellon Speaker Series, he said that mission has shaped everything from its iconic brands to its Olympic commercials to the water purification tablets it distributes to developing nations.
Bob McDonald, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, P&G, was interviewed before he presented to students at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University as part of the W.L. Mellon Speaker Series on January 24, 2012.
A November 15, 2011 event hosted by Tepper School Pittsburgh Alumni Chapter featured a panel of faculty talking about current economic and financial conditions in the global economy.
Now top executives for Black Rock and Kelly Services, onetime classmates Ann Marie Petach and Patricia Little (both MSIA ’84) reflected on the most important network of all – friendship – as they spoke to MBA students as part of the W.L. Mellon Speaker Series. Petach and Little met in the first few days of their MBA education and have maintained their friendship for more than 30 years.
DeLyle Bloomquist, president of Global Chemical Business at Tata Chemicals Ltd., described how he rose through the ranks of the chemical industry through hard work and by taking on “the bad and the ugly” jobs that everyone else shunned. He told students at the Tepper School of Business to make decisions rather than over-analyzing issues.
A new and innovative solution to effective teaching and learning in higher education is the focus of a new book titled “Organizational Learning Contracts: New and Traditional Colleges,” authored by Paul S. Goodman, the Richard M. Cyert Professor of Organizational Psychology and Director of the Institute for Strategic Development.
Oliver Williamson, Carnegie Mellon University - Graduate School of Industrial Administration (now the Tepper School of Business) Ph.D. '63, and 2009 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, presented the keynote speech to masters and doctoral graduates on May 14, 2011. He relays, "for those of you who are discovering your interests: keep your antennae in alert mode, be curious, take advantage of the knowledge and good will of others, and be adaptable."
Jay Apt, PhD, Professor of Technology and Executive Director of Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center, spoke to alumni reunion 2011 attendees about how global energy use is affecting the world's climate.
He’s a legend in Silicon Valley. Ray Lane, the former president of Oracle Corp., is now managing partner of the Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byer. Lane advised Tepper School of Business students on how to get funding for a startup.
A group of students from the Tepper School of Business were in Tokyo when the massive earthquake struck Japan's northeastern coast. Led by Daisuke Tanaka (MBA '12), Hiroshi Higuchi (MBA '12) and Aki Shiraishi, the students had set aside their Spring Break to visit several Japanese cities, experience Japanese culture and make several corporate visits. But the students returned from their trip with more than just memories. They returned with a renewed sense of just how fragile life is — and a strong desire to help victims of the devastation.
J. Edward Coleman arrived at the helm of Unisys in 2008 with a deep appreciation of how quickly the market changes in the technology industry. His leadership has transformed the company into a more nimble competitor within the IT sector, in part, by focusing on strengths and cutting costs.
Richard A. Noll (MSIA ’85), chairman and chief executive officer of Hanesbrands, advised Tepper School students on the importance of building soft skills, such as communications, to match their analytical proficiency. As the head of a brand that is in 80 percent of all U.S. households, he is expanding Hanesbrands into new countries.
Candace S. Matthews, a native of western Pennsylvania’s steel country, studied metallurgical engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. Then the steel industry collapsed. She became a marketer, working for megabrands at Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble and L’OREAL. Today the chief marketing officer for Amway is helping create a global brand for the company.
As the Federal Reserve continues to take steps to boost the economy and navigate through an uncertain economic future, Allan H. Meltzer's acclaimed history of the Federal Reserve uses the past to provide lessons for today's policymakers and scholars. At this event, Meltzer participates in a discussion of his book A History of the Federal Reserve, 1913--1986 (University of Chicago Press, 2010) with Paul Volcker, former chairman of the Federal Reserve under presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan. AEI economist and former Federal Reserve official Vincent R. Reinhart moderates.
Brian Roberts, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Comcast Corp. answers questions before his presentation to students as part of the WL Mellon Speaker Series in April, 2010. Video 10:27.
Anita Williams Woolley, Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior & Theory, on the Collective Intelligence of Teams.
Q&A Video with Professors Boatwright and Cagan discussing their latest book, Built To Love: Creating Products That Captivate Customers, that examines how product emotions correlate to market success and explains how companies can, through their products, instill desired emotions into their customers.
When William Meaney (MSIA ’86) began his international career in the late ‘80’s, he knew it would be “the road less traveled.” For this generation of MBA students, he sees international awareness as a necessity. “The world is truly a smaller place,” said Meaney, now CEO of the Zuellig Group, a $12 billion multinational conglomerate. “For students today, it’s going to be the road you must travel.”
EQT Corp. Executive Chairman Murry Gerber says the development of the Marcellus Shale formation offers seemingly limitless possibilities for natural gas ventures, but only if companies can cope with the absence of a national energy strategy. Gerber spoke to students as part of the W.L. Mellon Speaker Series
Murry Gerber, Executive Chairman of EQT Corp., in an interview from when he was on campus for the WL Mellon Speaker Series in August, 2010.
A description of the Integrated Product Development program at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. This is an interview with Professors Peter Boatwright and Jonathan Cagan.
Robert Miller, Professor of Economics and Strategy, talks about research on Executive Compensation he did with George-Levi Gayle, Associate Professor of Economics and Strategy. (4:50)
Allan Meltzer's much-anticipated second volume of the History of the Federal Reserve was released in spring 2010. These three videos feature Professor Meltzer talking about the Federal Reserve and the process of writing the book.
Justin Parisi, MBA/MSCEE 2010, describes why he chose to pursue dual masters program with the Tepper School of Business and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University.
Michael Trick, Professor of Operations Research; Associate Dean, Research, discusses the unique relationship between research and teaching in the school's MBA program. (4:27)
Hollywood producer Paula Wagner's keynote speech to the Tepper School's 2010 Masters and Ph.D. graduates - May 15, 2010.
Performance by Tepper School students, featuring the global diversity and creativity of the Tepper Community. April, 2009.
Masters student welcome and awards reception welcoming new and returning students and presenting awards to returning students.
Not only has David Shapira witnessed a lot of changes in the retail grocery industry during several decades, he has pioneered many of them. As Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Giant Eagle, Inc., he has been a catalyst for change, a crusader for his customers, and a champion of communities. This is a Q&A video from when Mr. Shapira was on campus speaking to students in April, 2010.
Christopher E. Kubasik, President and Chief Operating Officer Lockheed Martin Corporation, presented to students as part of the W.L. Mellon speaker series on March 17, 2010. This is a video of his remarks - approx 50 minutes.
Former CEO Cyrus Freidheim has turned around his fair share of companies, including Chiquita Banana, Chrysler Corp., and the parent company of the Chicago Sun-Times. He shared with MBA students his philosophy on how to lead: Get all the information you can, be an ethical leader, and know when to fold ‘em.
Gregory S. Babe, President and Chief Executive Officer Bayer Corporation and Bayer Material Science LLC, spoke to students as part of the WL Mellon Speaker Series in December, 2009.
Gregory S. Babe, President and Chief Executive Officer Bayer Corporation and Bayer Material Science LLC, spoke to students as part of the WL Mellon Speaker Series in December, 2009. Video (50:34)
Tepper School alumna Dina Dublon urged students to get involved in issues bigger than themselves. As part of the W.L. Mellon Speaker Series, the former JPMorgan Chase VP and CFO said, “You must believe that you can make a difference. You must act.” (46:22)
Dina Dublon, Tepper School alumna and Carnegie Mellon Trustee, also former VP and CFO of JP Morgan Chase, current Board of Directors member of Accenture, Microsoft and Pepsi, answers a series of questions while she was on campus as part of the WL Mellon Speaker Series in October 2009.
Marc Onetto (MSIA '75), Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations at Amazon.com, Inc. speaks to incoming and returning Masters students at a welcome and awards reception 2009. Introduction by Dean Ken Dunn. Video (28:45)
G-20: Robert Miller, professor of economics and strategy at Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business, talks about why executive compensation and bonuses may become a topic of discussion at the Pittsburgh Summit.
Interview with Jay Apt and Lester Lave on August 17, 2010.
Video interview with Milton Cofield, Executive Director of the Undergraduate Business Administration program answering questions targeted to prospective students.
Video with Chester Spatt, Pamela R. and Kenneth B. Dunn Professor of Finance; Director, Center for Financial Markets, about the relevance of the G-20 Summit coming to Pittsburgh. Taped on September 10, 2009.
Is Economics Still Relevant? A roundtable discussion on Economics as a guide to managing the economy with Professors Goodfriend, McCallum and Spear moderated by the Head of Economics Programs at Carnegie Mellon Dennis Epple. Taped on September 8, 2009.
Allan H. Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy, speaks with and Tom Keene (Bloomberg on the Economy podcast) about U.S. fiscal policy, the Federal Reserve's monetary policy and market regulation.
Video of keynote speech given by Robert Kelly, chairman and chief executive officer of BNY Mellon, at Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business diploma ceremony for master’s degree and Ph.D. recipients. May, 2009
At the International Festival 2009 you will have the experience of traveling from “East to West”. Designed along the theme - “Tepper Time Travel”, International Festival 2009 promises a world class, global experience through its thrilling performances from Brazil, Japan, Mexico, Korea, India, Italy, China, Ireland, Middle-East, India etc.
Tepper School alum Lewis Hay, chairman and chief executive officer of FPL Group answers questions while on campus for the W.L. Mellon Speaker Series.
Professor Steve Shreve discusses the history and uniqueness of the Computational Finance (MSCF) program and addresses the outlook for current students and future practitioners. Video. (5:53)
Jill Fernandes, Director of Student Finance, provides an overview of the services offered by the Tepper School's Financial Aid Office and how they assist students in financing their education. She also provides her 'top five' tips for incoming students.
Q&A with Bill Strickland, chief executive officer of Manchester Bidwell Corp. Strickland answers six questions about social responsibility and education. Video. (7:21)
If you’re a bright, entrepreneurial-minded MBA student with a social conscience, Bill Strickland has a message for you: Come see me about a job. As the chief executive officer of the Manchester Bidwell Corp., Strickland has made a career by following a simple premise: Treat people with respect, and you’ll reap remarkable results. Video. (45:43)
Microsoft case competition provides a real-time resume. Video featuring a Tepper School and Tuck Case Competition with Microsoft Corporation entitled "Project Firenze."
Tepper School MBA's describe the program.
Video interview of John Surma, president and CEO of U.S. Steel. Part of the W.L. Mellon Speaker Series, a forum which gives students the opportunity to engage in high-level exchanges with leading business executives about strategy, world affairs, and other key issues.
Video Q&A with Alexander Cutler, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eaton Corporation. Part of the W.L. Mellon Speaker Series.
Video Q&A with Susan McGalla, President and Chief Merchandising Officer of American Eagle. Part of the W.L. Mellon Speaker Series.
Video Q&A with Lars Hansen & Ken Singleton.
Video of Art Boni discussing the behind the scenes of the 2008 McGinnis Venture Competition.
Tepper School economist Lester Lave says U.S. policy should be aimed at bankrupting terrorists with a gas tax that would reduce the nation's dependence on oil imports, improve national security, stimulate the economy and encourage purchase of more fuel-efficient vehicles.
Tepper School Professor Baohong Sun talks about the case competition she organized in China involving the marketing of Tsingtao Beer.
In this interview, Maria Marta Ferreyra, assistant professor of economics at the Tepper School, discusses her recently published paper, "Estimating the Effects of Private School Vouchers in Multidistrict Economies." Viewers can choose from the full interview or a summary of key findings.
Undergrad business major Jared Itkowtiz was the catalyst that led USA Today's CEO Forum to Carnegie Mellon, bringing GE CEO Jeff Immelt to campus.
R. Ravi, associate dean of intellectual strategy at the Tepper School and Carnegie Bosch Chair of Operations Research and Computer Science, analyzes the implications of Google's open-source mobile phone alliance.
Baohong Sun, associate marketing professor, talks about her research into use of gift cards and extended warranties.
Podcast of alum Sarosh Kumana discussing sustainable business plans with Prof. Lester Lave.
Dr. John Mather, executive director of the Masters programs and teaching professor of marketing, talks about school community.
Tepper School of Business students, in the thick of early career development, recently stepped back to consider a very different topic — retirement. Roger Ferguson Jr., president and CEO of TIAA-CREF, shed light on this urgent social issue as part of the W.L. Mellon CEO Speaker Series.Roger Ferguson Jr. Examines US Retirement Security
David Simmons (BS MCS, TPR '86), Chairman and CEO of PPD, returned to the Tepper School of Business as part of the 2013-2014 W.L. Mellon Speaker Series and shared insights on how his experiences as a student at Carnegie Mellon University prepared him for his successful career.David Simmons Discusses Career Management
Early on Nov. 21, Tepper School of Business students eagerly filled Mellon Auditorium to await William D. Green, the former Chairman and CEO of Accenture, and second W.L. Mellon Speaker Series presenter for 2013-2014. The event, held in a question and answer format, allowed Green to engage with the students, imparting his invaluable advice.William Green Imparts Wisdom With Witticism
While studying at the CMU, Paul Fonteyne developed a skill set that helped put him on a trajectory to the top of the global pharmaceutical industry. Now serving as U.S. Country Managing Director, President and CEO of Boehringer Ingelheim USA Corporation, he shared his practical advice on leadership with students as part of the W.L. Mellon Speaker Series.Paul Fonteyne Offers Practical Expertise
As the co-founder of the non-profit D.R.E.A.M., Jaleni Thompson, BSBA '08, has impressive aspirations - he aims to close our country's wealth gap. By providing much-needed financial education, Thompson is determined to empower the underserved youth of New York City through the strength of knowledge.D.R.E.A.M. - Developing Responsible Economically Advanced Model Citizens
Alden Mills, former Navy Seal and CEO and Co-Founder of Perfect Fitness, describes how the rigorous Tepper School MBA curriculum strengthened his knowledge of business fundamentals, preparing him to lead his company to a worldwide platform for consumer products and fitness.Alden Mills, MBA '00
Amidst dynamic changes in the energy landscape, Nick Akins became chief executive officer of American Electric Power in 2011 and has since grown the company by exploring diverse energy sources and imbuing the firm with an entrepreneurial spirit. In Akins’ view, there has never been a more exciting time to work in the ever-changing energy industry.An Electric Time For Business
Patrick Clary, Google Inc., discusses the importance leveraging analytical decision-making in data-driven businesses and how his experience as the Marketing Executive Officer of the Graduate Business Association strengthened his ability to lead diverse teams in his career.Patrick Clary '11 Google Inc., Mountain View, CA
“Understanding and Marketing to Millennials” to be held June 12-13 2014.
Carnegie Mellon University has received a $1 million gift from alumna Gunjan Kedia, MSIA ’94, and her husband, faculty member Sridhar R. Tayur, the Ford Distinguished Research Chair and professor of operations management at the Tepper School of Business.
In preparation for the upcoming Tepper Spirit Day, we want to highlight the Tepper School community in a worldwide, collective celebration — show us your Tepper School pride!
Carnegie Mellon Event Organized by the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Professors Goodfriend and Spear Question Ability of Bitcoin To Survive as a Currency.
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