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UCLA Anderson
Los Angeles, California
At UCLA Anderson, we’re not content with how things are; instead, we look to the future to discover and chart what will be.
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Peter Guber, UCLA Anderson Dean Judy Olian, UCLA Chancellor Gene Block, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television Dean Teri Schwartz By Paul Feinberg Peter Guber’s story details an eclectic and extraordinarily successful and impactful life. He is a renowned award-winning entertainment industry executive who currently serves as chairman and... Continue reading
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Jared Kerntke (’18) and Hagai (Guy) Nir (’18) currently serve as co-presidents of the Anderson Veterans Association. The organization’s membership cuts across the board to include students from UCLA Anderson’s full-time, fully employed and executive programs. The group’s membership is not limited to veterans of the United States armed forces,... Continue reading
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By Hugo J. Garcia UCLA Anderson School of Management recently presented its professional conference Embracing Diversity. The annual conference demonstrates Anderson’s commitment to increasing diversity in its programs and provides business school applicants invaluable insight into what diversity means in today’s corporate world. Industry leaders are invited to address prospective... Continue reading
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GAP Team 33 met with staff and students outside of Johannesburg at the Boys & Girls Club of Pimville, which is run by UCLA Anderson alumna Laura Parker (’13). Top row: Jamie Nichols, Sne Vilakazi, Courtney Reed, Kitty Moepang, Christina Lebo Tlhabanyane, Dominque Akens. Bottom row: Laura Parker, Chloe Vieira,... Continue reading
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Real estate investor, corporate executive and philanthropist Richard S. Ziman doesn’t hesitate when asked why he has contributed so much time, energy, leadership and financial support to the UCLA Anderson School of Management. “To succeed in life is not just about having the biggest and most successful business endeavors,” Ziman... Continue reading
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By Carolyn Gray Anderson and John Bugajski Now in its third year, UCLA Anderson’s annual Big Data Conference on November 17, 2017, addressed the theme of innovation — in devices, data storage and analysis, new VR and AR experiences, educational, training and philanthropic applications, and the data-driven business initiatives transforming... Continue reading
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Kevin Plank, founder and CEO of Under Armour, recently traveled to Los Angeles and the UCLA campus where UCLA Anderson presented him with the 2017 John Wooden Global Leadership Award. After the event, held in Pauley Pavilion, Plank sat down with the UCLA Anderson Blog team to talk about leadership,... Continue reading
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By Carolyn Gray Anderson and Paul Feinberg On Monday, November 13, 2017, UCLA Anderson recognized Kevin Plank, founder, CEO and chairman of Fortune 500 athletic apparel company Under Armour, with the John Wooden Global Leadership Award. Fittingly, on its 10th anniversary, the ceremony took place in historic Pauley Pavilion, where... Continue reading
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In partnership with the late Coach John Wooden’s family, UCLA Anderson honors one exceptional leader each year with a prestigious award for exemplary leadership and service to the community. On November 13, 2017, the 10th anniversary John Wooden Global Leadership Award will be given to Kevin A. Plank, founder, CEO... Continue reading
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By Carly Milne Growing up, Anna Goldberg (’18) often heard her parents say, “Fair is not the same.” As she grew to adulthood, the phrase became a driving force behind her efforts to push for greater equality and equity across society. “I want to build meaningful relationships that cultivate cultures... Continue reading
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By Carly Milne When Brandon Scott (MBA/M.D. ’18) began medical school, his goal wasn’t simply to become a doctor. Scott had already cultivated an awareness of how impactful physicians could be in influencing larger health care issues, and he began his education with the idea that he — and other... Continue reading
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By Carly Milne Evan Barnes (EMBA ’18) has weathered many storms, but he didn’t do it alone — and the support that got him through his toughest times informs not only his studies, but his future as a UCLA Anderson Executive MBA graduate. “In the military, we view leadership as... Continue reading
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“I don’t think anybody knows what the industry will look like in five years because every eight or ten years there’s an inflection point,” John W. Thompson, chairman of Microsoft Corporation, said when asked how the company’s business will evolve in the next few years. “There’s a pattern of change... Continue reading
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Coach John Wooden’s renowned Pyramid of Success is used in boardrooms as well as on the court, and is as popular with business executives as it is with basketball coaches. It’s often cited in articles about sports, psychology, business, education and more. Coach was a teacher first and foremost, and... Continue reading
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By Sana Rahim (FEMBA ’19) Dr. Va Lecia Adams Kellum realized when she was a dance teacher for young girls that she had a passion for teaching and helping others. Later, as a Ph.D. student at Stanford University, Kellum examined the factors that create stress in ethnic minority youth, such... Continue reading
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By Margaret Bliss How does one remain entrepreneurial while working in a large company? For UCLA Anderson alumnus Pete Marino (’02), CCO of MillerCoors and president of Tenth and Blake, MillerCoors’ craft and import division, the transition wasn’t all that difficult. In a discussion with Senior Associate Dean Al Osborne... Continue reading
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Left to right: Senior Associate Dean Al Osborne, Jr., Sam Tang (’87), Donald Morrison, Sherie Morrison, UCLA Chancellor Gene Block, Dean Judy Olian, Bob Wilson (B.S. ’53), Lindsey Serrano, Luis Serrano (’02), Heather Hasso View a full album of photographs from the Marion Anderson Hall groundbreaking ceremony UCLA Anderson’s vision... Continue reading
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By Carolyn Gray Anderson Sana Rahim (FEMBA ’19) is the recipient of a 2017 John Wooden Global Leadership Fellowship, which rewards students who embody Coach Wooden’s leadership ideals and commitment to improving the lives of others. And if, as Wooden believed, adversity is an asset, Rahim has risen to the... Continue reading
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National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 through October 15. UCLA Anderson, in conjunction with the Anderson Latino Management Association and the UCLA campus, recognizes the significant contributions to society among our Latino and Hispanic students, alumni, staff and faculty. Visit Latino@Anderson to enjoy their stories. By Paul Feinberg... Continue reading
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National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 through October 15. UCLA Anderson, in conjunction with the Anderson Latino Management Association and the UCLA campus, recognizes the significant contributions to society among our Latino and Hispanic students, alumni, staff and faculty. Visit Latino@Anderson to enjoy their stories. By Paul Feinberg... Continue reading
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UCLA Anderson’s Center for Management of Enterprise in Media, Entertainment & Sports (MEMES) recently convened LeVRage, an event exploring the most practical ways to monetize new virtual reality and augmented reality experiences that depart from the strictly visual. A lineup of experts in emerging technology, film, gaming, social innovation, marketing... Continue reading
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Enjoy a full album of photos from UCLA Anderson's LeVRage conference #UCLAleVRage By Carolyn Gray Anderson We live in a future-oriented culture. But sometimes innovation is already right in front of you. That was the message at LeVRage, which explored monetizing virtual reality and augmented reality from every angle —... Continue reading
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By DJ Busch Retail as we know it is going through a dramatic shift, and the negative narrative is loud as ever. Consumer behavior is changing, retailers are trying desperately to compete and owners of retail real estate are working to ensure their properties are positioned for the future. But... Continue reading
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National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 through October 15. UCLA Anderson, in conjunction with the Anderson Latino Management Association and the UCLA campus, recognizes the significant contributions to society among our Latino and Hispanic students, alumni, staff and faculty. Visit Latino@Anderson to enjoy their stories. By Paul Feinberg... Continue reading
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National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 through October 15. UCLA Anderson, in conjunction with the Anderson Latino Management Association and the UCLA campus, recognizes the significant contributions to society among our Latino and Hispanic students, alumni, staff and faculty. Visit Latino@Anderson to enjoy their stories. By Jill Hisey... Continue reading