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April 23, 2014
UCLA Anderson Recognizes Lonnie Ali '86 and Gregory Craig '89 for Their Service and Achievement
Lonnie Ali '86

Lonnie Ali '86

Each year, UCLA Anderson takes great pride in recognizing two outstanding alumni whose personal lives, professional achievements and community service have enriched and strengthened the quality and reputation of the school. The awards will be presented on Friday, May 1st as one of the highlights of the Alumni Conference.

Lonnie Ali '86, Vice Chairman, The Muhammad Ali Center Board will be honored with the John E. Anderson Distinguished Alumni Award for her philanthropic work around the world launching the Muhammad Ali Parkinson’s Center and establishing a reading program for students who struggle academically.

Gregory L. Craig '89

Gregory L. Craig '89

Gregory L. Craig '89, Chairman of Anahau Energy & CEO of Inupiat Energy Partners will receive the Outstanding Alumni Service Award. Greg is the current chair of the Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies Advisory Board and has been a board member for more than 14 years; Greg is a frequent speaker at both student and alumni events.

» Learn more about the 2015 Alumni Awards

Microsoft COO Kevin Turner and Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker to Speak at Dean's Distinguished Speakers Series
Kevin Turner

Kevin Turner

Kevin Turner, Chief Operating Officer, Microsoft

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
UCLA Anderson

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Dean Judy Olian hosts Kevin Turner, Chief Operating Officer at Microsoft, on April 28. As COO, Kevin Turner leads the company’s global sales, marketing and services organization with 51,000+ employees in more than 190 countries.

Penny Pritzker

Penny Pritzker

Penny Pritzker, U.S. Secretary of Commerce

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
UCLA Anderson

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Dean Judy Olian hosts Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce on April 29. As the country’s chief commercial advocate, Secretary Pritzker provides American businesses and entrepreneurs with the tools they need to grow and hire. She also leads the Administration’s trade and investment promotion efforts, including helping U.S. firms of all sizes discover new markets overseas.

What You Need to Know About Alumni Weekend 2015: April 30 - May 4
Alumni Weekend 2015
  1. It’s Just One Week Away. Secure your spot at Alumni Weekend 2015.
  2. Use the Alumni Weekend 2015 events app to learn more about the weekend’s events. Details to come soon!
  3. Executive recruiters from search firms Egon Zehnder and Michael Page, plus Irvine Company, NBC Universal, and more will be participating in the Executive Recruiter Networking Event.
  4. We know you are busy! Get access to the MBA student lounge to plug in and chill out at Alumni Conference on May 1.
  5. Driving to your Class Reunion Celebration in Santa Monica on May 2? We’ve got you covered - valet parking fee is included in your registration ticket.
  6. Can’t participate in the Alumni Golf Tournament on May 4? Join the fun at the post-tournament reception for dinner, drinks and the silent and live auction.
An Evening at Cisco in San Jose, CA
TED Week

Thursday, May 14
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Café 11/Artisan Café
Cisco Headquarters, San Jose

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Enjoy an evening at Tech giant Cisco, the leader in cloud infrastructure and a key player in the security market. UCLA Anderson Alumni Derek Idemoto '99, VP Corporate Development and Tom Austin '93, VP, Governance, Risk and Controls will join in discussion with Professor Sanjay Sood at Cisco's corporate headquarters. Learn how Cisco helps companies innovate fast in the new era of the internet through Internet of Everything technologies including mobile, collaboration, social, and data analytics. Plus, enjoy an evening of networking among fellow alumni in the Bay area.

An Evening of Empowering Conversations at TED Women
TED Women

Thursday, May 28, 2015
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Gold Hall, UCLA Anderson

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UCLA Anderson Center for Media, Entertainment & Sports (MEMES), in partnership with Anderson Women, is bringing TED Women to UCLA Anderson on May 28. Creating MOMENTUM in how we think, live and work is the theme of the 2015 TED Women UCLA Anderson partnership. Join us as dynamic & diverse women in business, technology, science, and entertainment share insights on the ideas explored at the 2015 TED Women Conference. The evening will feature live-streaming of TED Women 2015 directly from Monterey, along with live talks and panel conversation.

Relive TED Week at Anderson including highlights from the live campfire talks:

  • Professor Corinne Bendersky presenting her research on the hiring process asserting that introverted candidates are more valuable team members.
  • Devon Kelly '16 sharing how he found solace in the camaraderie of sport while working with the Israeli national lacrosse team amidst violence in Tel Aviv.
  • Devon Dickau '15 describing his personal experience working for a NGO ten years ago in Tanzania and calling for not only equality in the workplace but for people to live authentically.


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March - Virgin Atlantic. Disruptive Innovation. Global Health Crisis. What's the Deal?
February - Business Leaders Share their Success at UCLA Anderson
January - Founders Fund Partner and PayPal Co-Founder Peter Thiel Comes to UCLA Anderson

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

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 

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 

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

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
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

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

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