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May 28, 2014

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UCLA Anderson Welcomed 1000+ Alumni for Alumni Weekend 2014

4 events. 5 days. 1,000+ alumni.

Alumni Reception

Alumni Weekend 2014 brought together alumni, faculty, and students for a weekend of learning, reconnections, and inspiration at the Executive Recruiting Networking event, Alumni Conference, Reunion Celebrations, and the Alumni Golf Tournament.

Experience it via photo and video highlights

Use password "AW2014" to access all videos.

Alumni Conference Highlights

» J.C.Penney CEO Myron. E. Ullman shared with Debra Berman ('96) the challenges of coming back to the company and his strategic plans to rebuild the legacy of the retail giant.

» Ali Kermani ('09) drove onto the Korn Convocation Hall stage on a Crazy Cart – a drifting go-kart he developed – before sharing his inspirational journey to and after UCLA Anderson.

» Ann Meyers Drysdale shared leadership insights she gathered during her career as an UCLA and professional basketball player, Olympian, and VP of the Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury.

» Big Data experts discussed how big data is changing business models and impacting sectors. They also suggested methods for smaller organizations to get in the game of collecting and leveraging data.

» Sports Executives from the MLB and NBA presented the various components that make up a successful franchise and discussed the challenges and opportunities that technology poses to their industry.

» Alumni learned about current trends in real estate, the national economy, and social media branding by beloved UCLA Anderson Professors Eric Sussman, Ed Leamer, and Sasha Strauss.

» LEARN Watch Conference keynote and panel content videos. Use password "AW2014" to access all videos.

Alumni Reunion Celebrations

Ynon Kreiz ('93) and Bob Iger800+ alumni and guests from the classes of '79, '84, '89, '94, '99, '04, '09 gathered for a night of reconnections and new memories - set to the sunset backdrop of Santa Monica Beach. The night kicked off with a cocktail reception and class dinners followed by dancing and a digital photo booth.

» SHARE Tag your photo booth pictures on Facebook–UCLA Anderson Alumni Network!

Want More?

» LIFELONG LEARNING Enjoy what you saw at Alumni Conference? Check out the upcoming event June Economic Outlook: The Changing Landscape of Commercial Real Estate on June 12. Register here.

» CONNECT WORLDWIDE Check out our Alumni Network events calendar for content, career, and networking events all throughout the year.

» SAVE THE DATE Are you in the class of 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, or 2010? Your Reunion Celebration is coming up next year on Saturday, May 2! Be on the lookout for specific details coming this summer.



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