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October 31, 2018
Connecting Anderson Alumni through Culture, Innovation & Impact

Learning and networking doesn’t end with business school—it’s lifelong for the UCLA Anderson alumni network. This past month, that came to life with Worldwide Welcome Weeks’ whirlwind tour through 12 countries and 17 U.S. cities. UCLA Anderson alumni enjoyed the unique opportunity to pick the minds of business executives and go behind the scenes at BoxMOCA Downtown Los AngelesThe Bouqs CompanyPetco Park, and Westfield Century City. Moreover, our San Francisco and Seattle alumni chapters took part in a landmark event featuring Wall Street legend Howard Marks by participating in a live stream and discussion from Westwood.

It wasn’t all business in every city though. Many alumni chapters welcomed the Class of 2018 to their respective cities with happy hours and dinners. The Vancouver alumni chapter did its part to make an impact on its greater community with a day of service for an organization that provides food to individuals facing food security challenges. Connect with your local alumni chapter & affinity group and view Worldwide Welcome Weeks 2019 photos!

Making an impact at Quest Food Exchange (Vancouver alumni chapter)

Celebrating The Art of Felix with artist Denis Ferrebeuf ’77 (Paris alumni chapter)

Experiencing the innovation at Westfield Century City (L.A. alumni chapter)

Student Profile | Amanda Sol Peralta ‘20 on Being the Bridge

Since a young age, Amanda Sol Peralta '20 has been educating others on what being “Chilean” means. Her family moved to the U.S. 25 years ago, which often meant that she was the single overlapping point between her family, friends and school.

Eager to contribute her unique knowledge to make life easier for others, she learned in organizational behavior class that she has in fact been playing a key role in building “structural holes,” the gaps between networks that can be bridged by individuals straddling groups. Although she understands the notion that the burden to explain experiences shouldn’t be placed on marginalized people, she views her experiences in underrepresented groups (Latinos, first-generation Americans, LGBTQ) as having created opportunities for her. “By putting my Latin and other identities front and center, I get to faithfully represent myself and add to the slowly shifting perceptions of my communities.” Read more.

John Wooden Global Leadership Awards Honors Netflix’s Reed Hastings

On November 29, UCLA Anderson will honor Reed Hastings, co-founder and CEO of Netflix, with the 2018 John Wooden Global Leadership Award. Once a reluctant CEO, Hastings has steered Netflix's renowned business model and corporate culture since 1997. Inspirational 100 alumna Susan Wojcicki ('98), CEO of YouTube, will moderate a discussion with Hastings during the awards ceremony, to be held at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood. Four UCLA Anderson students will also be recognized as John Wooden Global Leadership Fellows. As a legendary coach, prolific author and inspiring speaker, John Wooden dedicated his life to motivating individuals to achieve their highest potential. Wooden instilled in others a sense of pride, a commitment to ethics and a respect for teamwork. These fundamental principles provide the cornerstone on which the John Wooden Global Leadership Program is built at UCLA Anderson. Learn more.

Faculty Insights | Newest Research from the Anderson Review

Gain insights on a variety of business topics from cutting-edge research by UCLA Anderson’s faculty in this month’s UCLA Anderson Review.

Descendants of Forced Migrants Value Education More Highly
Nico Voigtländer

How ETFs Muffle Stock Market Feedback to Managers
Avanidhar Subrahmanyam

How Fashion Brands Can Best Ensure Worker Safety in Developing Nations
Felipe Caro, Kumar Rajaram, Christopher S. Tang

Impact of High-Speed Rail: Surprising Data on Real Estate Prices
Jerry Nickelsburg

Through the Minimum Wage Looking Glass: Economic Consensus Unrealized
Edward Leamer

With Bonds, the Past Can Be Prologue
Avanidhar Subrahmanyam

Access | Using Big Data to Drive Business Impact at Big Data Conference

As one of the few conferences that approach the big data conversation from a business perspective, the 4th annual UCLA Anderson Big Data Conference is a one-day interactive event focused on how new technology platforms and access to data transform business practices and revolutionize industries. Hosted by UCLA Anderson’s Easton Technology Management Center and Center for Management in Media, Entertainment & Sports on November 16, this year’s conference theme is impact. Hear from keynote speakers Scott Brody, Founding Partner at Innovation Endeavors, and gain insights from panels on data driven innovation, the future of media, data security and new ventures in block chain. Don’t miss this opportunity to network with industry experts and academic thought leaders shaping and defining the conversation of big data in tech, entertainment and beyond. Learn more.

2018 | 2017 |2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 2012 | 2011 2010 2009 2008
September - Adriana Martinez '02 Leads Effort to Make Every Californian Count
August - Message from Dean Osborne: Next Stage of The Into the Next Campaign
July - UCLA Surpasses $4.2 Billion Goal; Fundraising Will Continue through 2019
June - Dean Judy olian Delivers Her Final Commencement Address 
May - Paramount TV & Digital President Amy Powell '05 Leading through Sharing Success
April - Chris Johnson '88 Leading Excellene at Nestlé  
March - Alumni Weekend Celebrates the Best of Business School on May 4-5
February - Alumni Spotlight | Dr. Susan Love '98 is Carving Her Own Path to Cure Cancer 
January - Dean Judy Olian Leaving Anderson to Become Quinnipiac University President
December - Entertainment Executive Peter Guber Honored with UCLA Medal
November - Microsoft Chairman John Thompson on Principles, Strategy and Trends
October - UCLA Anderson Rises to #6 in The Economist Global MBA Rankings
September - Faculty Insights | Access Faculty Research with UCLA Anderson Review
August - Supporting Anderson's Future with the May Hasso Serrano '02 Classroom 
July - Milken Institute Names UCLA as Top University in Business Creation
June - Gratefulness and Giving are Key Themes at 2017 Commencement
May - Marion Anderson's Inspiring Legacy of Philanthropy and Impact
April - Disney CFO Christine McCarthy '81 on Taking Risk
March - Alumni Weekend - Come Back to Where it All Began
February - Def Jam CEO Steve Bartels on Artists & Consumer Behavior
January - Building an Entrepreneurial Epicenter at Anderson
December - From Our UCLA Anderson Family to Yours!
November - Lars Hoffman '15 Lands Dream Job at SpaceX After 26 Years in Military
October - Driving Change with Social Impact Investor Bobby Turner
September - Worldwide Welcome Weeks: Build Your Network in Your City
August - Collaboration Accelerates Entrepreneurial Success
July - Ed Leamer is Running for Vice President of the United States
June - Life Lessons from LA Lakers' General Manager Mitch Kupchak '87 at Anderson Commencement 
May - Food Supply Startup Kulisha Takes Top Prize at Knapp Venture Competition
April - Alumni Weekend 2016 is Just One Week Away! 
March - Co-Founder of Veggie Grill T.K. Pillan '96 on Inspiration and Success
February - Susan Wojcicki '98 Driving Change in Technology and Gender Equality
January - Anderson Venture Accelerator: Launching the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs
December - Watch Our Year in Review: A Holiday Message from UCLA Anderson
November - From Private Equity to Social Enterprise with KKR's George Roberts
October - Anderson Evenings are Headed to NYC and Palo Alto
September - Your Network. Your City. Join Us at a Worldwide Welcome Week Event!
August - UCLA Anderson Born Partnership Launches Health Tech Company BodySpec
July - Christine McCarthy '81 Named CFO of Walt Disney Company
June - 2015 Faculty Awards Honors Anderson's Best in Teaching, Research, Leadership and Mentorship
May - Marion Anderson's $100 Million Gift Launches UCLA Anderson Into the Next
April - UCLA Anderson Recognizes Lonnie Ali '86 and Gregory Craig '89 for Their Service and Achievement 
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