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February 12, 2014
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Susan Wojcicki (‘98) Taking the Helm at YouTube
Susan Wojcicki (‘98) On February 4, Susan Wojcicki (‘98) was named CEO of YouTube. A longtime Google employee, the former SVP of Advertising and Commerce has overseen product management of AdSense, AdWords, DoubleClick and Google Analytics. She is now tasked with driving growth for the Internet’s #1 video site, which generated $5.6 billion last year in ad revenue. Wojcicki was also named #30 on Forbes’ list of the World’s Most Powerful Women of 2013. Get to know Susan more in depth as one of our 100 Inspirational Alumni. More...
Malik Ducard (‘00) Helping Content Creators Tell Stories on YouTube
Malik Ducard (‘00)

Entertainment executive Malik Ducard (‘00) is utilizing his studio experience at Paramount, Lionsgate, and MGM to build impressions and viewership on YouTube’s billion-user platform. His position as Director of Content Partnerships at Google provides Malik the opportunity to explore the vast world of digital content, with the goal of bringing that content on board. Whether the content comes from multi-billion dollar studios, or next generation producers, Malik is eager and willing to make that connection, with the goal of adding to the 6 billion hours of video watched on YouTube every month. More...

Malik's interviews with:
>> The cast/producers of 12 Years a Slave
>> Mayor Eric Garcetti

Serial Entrepreneur Martine Rothblatt (‘81) Offers Perspectives on Entrepreneurship and the Future
Martine Rothblatt (‘81) Dr. Martine Rothblatt (J.D./MBA ’81) joined Dean Judy Olian on January 27 to share her inspiring experience turning her MBA field-study project into satellite company PanAmSat, then going on to launch Sirius Satellite Radio and biotechnology company United Therapeutic, both billion dollar companies. A serial entrepreneur whose career pursuits have largely been driven by deeply personal passions, she advised entrepreneurs to “always be open-minded“ but “practical,” and emphasized the importance of having a burning passion for what you do. She also discussed her work in the area of robotics that focuses on cyber-consciousness and the practical implications it may have for those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. More...
2014 Northern Trust Open: Network with Bruins at Breakfast, Stay for Round 2 of Tournament
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Friday, February 14
7:00 a.m. - afternoon
Riviera Country Club Clubhouse,
Pacific Palisades, CA


Interested in connecting with other Bruins at one of the best courses on the PGA Tour? Join UCLA Anderson alumni and the Bruin Professionals Network for networking at the spectacular Riviera Country Club for the 2014 Northern Trust Open. The day will kick off with a networking session, breakfast, and a program that will include a State of the School delivered by UCLA Anderson Professor Al Osborne. The $55 fee for UCLA Anderson alumni will include breakfast, valet parking, and access to Palisades Club, clubhouse & tournament grounds for the second round of the 2014 Northern Trust Open. Guests are also welcomed. More...

Defining Success in a Dynamic World: 2nd Annual UCLA Anderson Women’s Conference
UCLA Anderson Women's Conference
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Saturday, February 22
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
UCLA Anderson


Join the UCLA Anderson community at the 2nd Annual UCLA Anderson Women’s Conference, presented by Women’s Business Connection in collaboration with the Women’s Global Connection. The all-day conference will feature speaker panels and discussions about women in business as well as explore multiple definitions of success and provide skill-based training. The keynote will be given by Julia A. Stewart, CEO & Chairwoman of DineEquity, Inc. - one of the largest full-service restaurant companies in the world, owners of Applebee’s and IHOP restaurants.

Latin America: Land of Opportunities? 2014 Latin American Business Conference

LABA Conference
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Friday, February 28
1:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.
UCLA Anderson, Korn Convocation Hall


Interested in exploring some of the critical economic and financial issues currently impacting Latin America? Join us for the 2014 Latin American Business Conference on Friday, February 28. The conference will bring together respected leaders to discuss challenges and opportunities facing multiple industries, as well as address the overall macroeconomic trends that affect those doing business in Latin America. Hernán Rodríguez (‘93), CEO of Empresas CMPC S.A., will give the keynote. Headquartered in Santiago, Chile, Empresas CMPC S.A. is one of the leading Latin American companies in the production and marketing of forest products, pulp, paper, tissue, and paper products. The afternoon will conclude with a networking reception at the UCLA Fowler museum. Tickets are $10 for alumni – use discount code AALUMNILABA14 at registration.

SAVE THE DATE! Alumni Weekend and Reunions: May 1-5, 2014
Reunions and Alumni Weekend 2014

Alumni Weekend will kick off with the Executive Recruiter Networking night on Thursday, May 1, held at UCLA Anderson. Here’s your chance to connect with recruiters from executive search firms and hiring organizations. Bring your business cards! More...

Calling all alumni! Refresh your MBA, re-connect with old friends, and make new connections at this day-long conference. Enjoy a conversation with J.C. Penney CEO Mike Ullman and SVP of Marketing Debra Berman (’96), take part in breakout sessions, and learn from panel discussions on a broad range of business topics. Professor Ed Leamer will share the Economic Forecast and Dean Judy Olian will also share the State of the School. More...
REUNIONS 2014: Saturday, May 3

Are you in the class of ’79, ’84, ’89, ’94, ’99, ’04, or ’09? Then it's time to mark your calendars for your Reunion dinner, Saturday, May 3, 2014. Reunion receptions and dinners will be celebrated at Shutters by the Beach and Hotel Casa del Mar in Santa Monica, CA. More...
Alumni Golf Tournament
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Monday, May 5
8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Mountain Gate Country Club, Brentwood, CA


Join UCLA Anderson alumni, guests, and friends of the School at the Alumni Golf Tournament for a day of networking and friendly competition in support of Funds benefiting UCLA Anderson Scholarships and Alumni activities. Whether you are an avid player or new to golf, all are welcomed to play in the scramble format tournament. Sign up individually or form your own four-person team! Not playing? Tickets available for the post-golf cocktail reception only as well. More...

Upcoming Events

2/13 Playa Del Rey, CA
Neighborhood Ambassadors - Playa Del Rey -...

2/14 Pacific Palisades, CA
Networking Breakfast with Bruin Professionals...

2/15 Paris, France
Dinner for 12 Strangers

2/18 Madrid, Spain
Dinner with Dean Judy Olian & Chancellor Gene Block

2/20 San Diego, CA
February MBA
San Diego Mixer

2/22 Los Angeles, CA
Save the Date -
UCLA Anderson Women's...

2/26 Camarillo, CA
Tour and Lunch -
Camarillo Recycling

2/27 Online Webinar
Webinar: Making Better Decisions with Abundant...

2/27 San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Monthly
Happy Hour

2/28 Irvine, CA
Orange County Career Networking Lunch

2/28 Seattle, WA
Happy Hour and Monty Python's Spamalot at 5th...

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