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July 16, 2014
AEG Scores at the 2014 FIFA World Cup

Watch interview with AEG President and CEO Dan Beckerman '96 about leadership

Dan Beckerman ('96)As the leader of one of the world's leading sports and entertainment presenters, Dan Beckerman ('96) holds the keys to some of the world's best-known venues, including several 2014 FIFA World Cup stadiums. According to Beckerman, AEG established its presence in Brazil by following the same blueprint it used in other foreign markets successfully: open a home office and hire employees, develop relationships and invest in the community, then forge alliances with local partners and the government. AEG's international strategy is "not simply to export the American way of venue construction and management, operations and the fan experience," he said. "We try and adapt to the local customs and cultures as it relates to how they entertain, what type of food offerings they have, and the type of service they supply." Read more about Beckerman and AEG's international strategy in the upcoming issue of Assets Digital.

MEMES' Big Data Workshop Brings Together Data Practitioners & Thought Leaders from 3 Continents
Big Data WorkshopOn June 26, UCLA Anderson's Center for Media, Entertainment, & Sports (MEMES) and Teradata crossed the pond to London to produce the third workshop in their Big Data series at Google's St. Giles High Street offices. Executives from eBay, Google, Hepsiburada, Novartis, Ogilvy & Mather, plus faculty from UCLA Anderson, Columbia, and Harvard Business schools gathered to learn how the data science revolution is transforming business, culture and even human behavior. UCLA Anderson alumni were treated to a variety of big data topics including presentations from our very own Professor Aimee Drolet Rossi on "Social Media & the Public Self" and a fireside chat with Professor Sanjay Sood and Studio Moderna's co-founder and president Sandi Cesko on "Maximizing Business Potential in Central Europe." Amidst the excitement of the FIFA World Cup and Wimbledon not all was business in London. Alumni and faculty gathered after the workshop at a reception to view the USA vs. Germany FIFA World Cup game.
UCLA Anderson Summer Mixer Series

Summer Mixer SeriesAn evening with winemaker and GM Bryan Kane '96 at Winery SF in San Francisco on July 17

Living or spending your summer in California, Washington, or New York? If so, come network with alumni and students at the 4th annual UCLA Anderson summer mixer series. Each mixer will consist of facilitated networking, an alumni or faculty keynote speaker, as well as food and drinks. Early bird tickets $25; regular tickets $35.

 

» Thursday, July 17: San Francisco, CA with Bryan Kane '96

» Tuesday, July 22: Seattle, WA with Professor Eric Sussman

» Thursday, July 24: Los Angeles, CA with Dean Judy Olian

» Thursday, July 31: New York, NY with Professor Eric Sussman

» Tuesday, August 5: Orange County, CA with TBD

» Thursday, August 14: Burbank, CA with TBD

Click on event links to get more info on speakers and specific venues.

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NEWSLETTER ARCHIVES

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2014 
June - Congratulations to UCLA Anderson's 2014 Faculty Award Winners!
May - Relive Alumni Weekend 2014
April - CEO of Maker Studios Ynon Kreiz ('93) Helps to Secure Another Disney Acquisition Deal
March - UCLA Anderson Students Raise Funds as They Continue Work in Africa 
February - Susan Wojcicki ('98) Taking the Helm at YouTube
January - Huntley Castner ('89) Promoted to CEO of Yogurtland

2013 
December - UCLA Anderson Receives $5 Million Gift from Professor Bill Cockrum
November - Bob Iger, Chairman & CEO Disney Recognized for Leadership
October - A Discussion Between Industry Icons: Larry Fink '76 and Bill Gross '71 
September - Fink/Gross: A Meeting of Extraordinary Minds
August - Kermani's ('09) Crazy Cart Spins Great Press
July - Addressing a Strategic Challenge (AMR)
June- Relive Alumni Weekend
April - When Type A's Retire? Pitfalls, Warnings, Hopes and Dreams with Don Asher
March - Business School Rankings and Alumni Awards Announced
February - TED@UCLA Anderson: The Young. The Wise. The Undiscoverd
January - Kimberly Freeman ('02) honored at the Southern California Visionaries annual awards luncheon 

2012 
December - Joel Fried ('86), and his wife, Deanne Fried, have generously pledged up to $1 million
November - UCLA Anderson and the chance to study with a UCLA Nobel Prize winner
October - Hwee Hua Lim ('89) has joined the Advisory Board of the Center for Global Management 
September - Starbucks appoints Blair H. Taylor ('90) as new Chief Community Officer
August - UC Davis appoints new Athletics Director Terrance J. "Terry" Tumey ('93)
July - Guy Kawasaki ('79) Delivers Commencement Speech  
June - Linda Smith ('95) focuses on literacy in Guatemala
May  -Charlie Steinmetz ('77) Changes the Lives of L.A. Inner-City Students 
April - Robin Leamy ('86) Follows His Dreams
March - Marketing event at Google headquarters showcases Inspirational Alumni
January - Bob Foster ('65) Knighted by Finland 

2011 
November - A Conversation with Larry Fink ('76) and Bill Gross ('71)
October - Alumni Conference 2011 at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes
September - Welcome Week Invites UCLA Anderson Alumni to Celebrate Worldwide
August - Special Edition: In Memory of John E. Anderson '40, 1917-2011
June - Jim Moffatt ('87) Elected Chairman and CEO of Deloitte Consulting LLP
May - John E. and Marion Anderson Donate $25 Million to UCLA Anderson
April - May 21 is UCLA Alumni Day on the UCLA campus
March - UCLA Anderson Announces 100 Inspirational Alumni List
February - Leonard ('95), Takes Unconventional Path as a Bio-Tech Entrepreneur
January - Alumni Career Services Jump Starts January with Events and Free Resume Reviews

2010 
December - Videos from the Alumni Weekend Conference
November - Celebrating 75 years of Business Beyond Usual
September - Don't Miss David Martin ('91) When He Speaks at Alumni Weekend
August - Regazzi ('97) Energizes the Alumni Network; Rajaraman ('08) is Writing the Future of Scripped.com
June - New Book from Ullrich ('92) Shares Getting to the Top Success Strategies
May - Heart Surgeon Magliato ('06) Lives Her Life Disregarding Fears of Failure
April - Lawrence ('99) is Mentoring and Providing Guidance to Future Leaders
March - Lanier ('02) Brings Strategic Research; Kermani ('09) and the Drift Cart Inspiration
February - Randy Horn ('97) Rolled the Dice on a Board Game
January - Dr. Susan Love ('98) wants to eradicate breast cancer

2009 
November - Mitch Kupchak ('87) is On Top of the World
October - Kyle Martin ('97) Weighs In On Barack Obama's "Top Down" Approach
September - Welcome Week Begins Across the Globe
August - Cheng Si-Wei ('83) Enjoys Teaching, Despite His Many Other Roles
July - William L. Ballhaus ('98) has Seen DynCorp International's Revenue Rise as CEO
June - UCLA Anderson Alumni Prove Their Value Across the Corporate Spectrum
May - UCLA Anderson Alumni Honored with New Appointments
April - UCLA Anderson Alumni Honored with New Appointments
March - Matheson ('78) represents UCLA Anderson In the House of Representatives
February - UCLA Anderson Alumni Honored with New Appointments
January - DeWolf ('05) and Gagne ('05) Share a Common Vision Managing Wealth

2008 
December - Denis Florin ('88): Energy in Transition
November - UCLA Anderson Alumni Honored with New Appointments
October - Salvador Viramontes ('96), Branding Batman in Britain

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