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February 26, 2014
Business Leaders Share Their Success at UCLA Anderson

Tim Armstrong, CEO of AOL, Inc. Discusses Video Content and Success Drivers

Tim Armstrong, CEO of AOLOn February 12, CEO of AOL Inc. Tim Armstrong joined Dean Judy Olian for a conversation about the revolution of video content, leadership and shared success as part of the Dean's Distinguished Speaker Series at UCLA Anderson. Formerly president of Google's Americas Operations, Armstrong joined AOL Inc. in 2009 seeking to reinvent the company. "Change," he insisted, "is a competitive advantage in the industry, and a great leader must have the fortitude necessary to undergo massive amounts of it." AOL Inc.'s portfolio includes AOL.com, AOL Mail, Tech Crunch, and Huffington Post. Read More...

 

» Missed Peter Thiel's visit to UCLA Anderson? Watch the renowned Silicon Valley entrepreneur and investor's talk on Developing the Developed World here

UCLA Anderson Legend Al Osborne Shares His Journey: 42 Years at UCLA

Professor Al OsborneDr. Al Osborne, senior associate dean and professor of global economics and management, sat down with Dean Judy Olian on February 11 to share his thoughts on the decisions that shaped his success. Osborne grew up in Panama City and began his education in electrical engineering at Stanford University where he earned three more degrees in finance and economics including a doctorate. He earned tenure at Anderson in the late 1970s when he decided to join the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. where he conducted studies on venture capital and early investments. Driven by a commitment to invest in "human capital that will drive innovation and economic well-being" he then pursed a career that gave life to the Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at UCLA Anderson, where he continues to serve as faculty director. "I'm an accidental professor," Osborne insisted. "I adopted economics as my lens for life and it has served me well." Read more...

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Alumni Weekend & Class Reunions 2015

Alumni Weekend 2015
EXECUTIVE RECRUITER NETWORKING NIGHT: Thursday, April 30

Alumni Weekend will kick off with the Executive Recruiter Networking night on Thursday, April 30 at UCLA Anderson. Meet executive search professionals and corporate recruiters, plus network with fellow alumni for an evening of targeted career networking. Read More...

ALUMNI CONFERENCE: Friday, May 1

Come back to school for the business conference just for our alumni. This year’s conference will feature a keynote from Craig Kreeger ‘85, CEO of Virgin Atlantic Airways, and panel discussions on disruptive innovation and managing a global health crisis. Refresh your MBA and take part in breakout sessions on digital media, entrepreneurship, organizational influence, and the Internet of Things. Also, don’t miss Professor Ed Leamer share the UCLA Anderson Forecast. Read More...

REUNIONS 2015: Saturday, May 2

Are you in the class of ’80, ’85, ’90, ’95, ’00, ’05, or ’10? Register today for your Class Reunion celebration on Saturday, May 2. Reunion receptions and dinners will be celebrated along the coast at Shutters by the Beach, Hotel Casa del Mar, and Viceroy Hotel in Santa Monica, CA. Read More...

ALUMNI GOLF TOURNAMENT: Monday, May 4

Join faculty, students, and fellow alumni for a day of casual networking and friendly competition - all benefiting UCLA Anderson student scholarships and alumni activities. Whether you are an avid player or new to golf, all are welcomed to play in the scramble format tournament. Not playing? Tickets available for the post-golf cocktail reception only as well. Read More...

March 6: Latin American Business Conference: Leadership, Society & Globalization
Liliana Ayalde

Liliana Ayalde

March 6, 2015
12:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Korn Convocation Hall, UCLA Anderson

Register Now

Join in the discussion of business in Latin America at 2015 Latin American Business Conference on Friday, March 6. The Conference will explore the development of Latin America through three lenses: leadership in business and government, the societal demands of a burgeoning middle class, and the globalization of Latin American companies. The Honorable Liliana Ayalde, Ambassador of the United States to Brazil, will keynote the Conference. General Admission is $30, which includes parking and the networking reception. Learn more...

April 1: Dean's Distinguished Speaker Series: Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, Executive Chairman of Qualcomm, Inc.

Dr. Paul E. JacobsApril 1, 2015
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Korn Convocation Hall, UCLA Anderson

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Join Dean Judy Olian for a conversation with the 2014 John Wooden Global Leadership Award recipient Dr. Paul E. Jacobs as part of the Dean's Distinguished Speaker Series. As the executive chairman of mobile communications leader Qualcomm, Inc., Jacobs spearheads efforts to develop and commercialize mobile technology breakthroughs. Having served as the innovative leader of a broad range of technical teams at Qualcomm, Jacobs has been granted more than 50 patents for his inventions in the areas of wireless technology and devices. The event is reserved for UCLA Anderson alumni, students, faculty, and Board of Visitors due to capacity restrictions.

» Learn more about Dr. Paul. E. Jacobs
Alumnus Andrew Campion '03 to Assume Role of CFO at NIKE, Inc.
Andrew Campion '03

Andrew Campion '03

Effective August 1, 2015, Donald Blair will retire as CFO of NIKE, Inc and will be succeeded by Andrew Campion '03 who is currently Senior Vice President, Finance, Strategy and Investor Relations for NIKE, Inc. Andrew began his career with NIKE eight years ago and has led corporate strategic planning, finance, strategy and investor relations as well as served as CFO for the flagship NIKE brand. Prior to NIKE, Andrew was with the Walt Disney Company in various finance leadership roles. Read more...

New Year's Resolution: Get Your Career in Focus

Alumni Career Services WebinarsDid you know that the UCLA Anderson Alumni Network provides resources to enhance your career? Whether you are looking for new opportunities, wanting to sharpen your skills, or just curious about hiring trends - Alumni Career Services is here for you. Take part in our webinars, job search teams, online postings, career coaching sessions and more. Learn more about our career resources.

Upcoming webinars:

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2014 

December - A Lifetime of Philanthropy Powers Future UCLA Anderson Entrepreneurs
November - UCLA Anderson Rises in Recent Bloomberg Businessweek, The Economist & Financial Times Rankings
October - Giora Romm '82 Shares His Story of Moving From Prison to Prestige
September - Starbucks' Chief Community Office Blair Taylor '90 Challenges Class of 2016 to Make a Social Impact
August - Brian Cornell '91 to guide Target Corporation's transformation as new Chairman & CEO
July - AEG Scores at the 2014 FIFA World Cup
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 - Wooden Global Leadership Award Recipient American Express Company Chairman & CEO
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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