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May 17, 2016

David Wertime YC '01, an expert on Chinese social media, spoke during a Yale SOM Social Media Colloquium on April 25. 

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December 8, 2015

MBA candidate Andres Spinel ’16 discusses what he learned from a talk by Jerson Kelman, CEO of SABESP.

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November 11, 2015

The Design + Innovation Club welcomed Manoj Fenelon, director of foresight and innovation at PepsiCo, for a fourth visit in a series of what he referred to as his “annual pilgrimages” to Yale SOM on October 27.

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October 29, 2015

As COO of Citi Ventures, Citibank’s venture capital group, Manby has overseen the restructuring of Citi’s venture capital work from the “old-style, lump-sum model of funding” to a “new, incremental funding plan that responds to the startup lifecycle.”

Manby, who has also worked at Visa and IDEO, spoke to Yale SOM students on September 23 during an event sponsored by the Design and Innovation Club.

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October 22, 2015

When Standard & Poors downgraded Brazil’s bonds to junk grade last month, the immediate cause was the country’s struggling economy and growing deficit. But the roots of the crisis, economist Paulo Roberto de Almeida told students at Yale School of Management on October 13, lie in Brazil’s major structural problems, including imbalanced public finance, inadequate savings and investment, high tax burdens, and low productivity.

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June 19, 2015

In Professor Ravi Dhar’s course Strategic Marketing Leadership: The Role of a Chief Marketing Officer, students hear firsthand from the executives leading marketing efforts at global companies including Starbucks, IBM, and Kimberly-Clark.

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June 16, 2015

Angel investor David Rose YC ’80 listens to more than 1,000 pitches each year from entrepreneurs seeking funding. He has heard, he says, “the good, the bad, and the disastrous.”

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June 2, 2015

Daniel Esty of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies on how companies are incorporating sustainability practices into their strategies. 

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May 5, 2015
Conferences & Competitions  Geithner Challenge

Hosted by former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Yale SOM, the Yale-Geithner Challenge was a video competition open to Global Network for Advanced Management students; teams of students created short videos to explain an aspect of financial panics—why they happen, why they matter, and what can be done to break them.  

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April 13, 2015

To keep up with its explosive growth, Facebook needs the right employees in the right positions. An innovative “boot camp” recruiting practice—as well as a flexible work culture—helps make it happen.

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