Yale School of Management

This Week's Student Club Speakers: B2B Marketing, the Electric Grid, and Volkswagen Scandal

Every week, accomplished alumni and other leaders visit Edward P. Evans Hall at the invitation of student clubs, sharing career advice and insights into their industries. Here are a few of the speakers who visited the school during the week of December 5.

Monday, December 5

The Marketing Club welcomed Aaron Gough, market manager at Amphenol, who spoke about his career in B2B marketing. The event was part of the club’s Day in the Life series designed to introduce students to various job functions and opportunities in the industry.

Barbara Tyran ’79, executive director, government and external relations, in Electric Power Research Institute’s regional office in Washington, D.C., spoke to the Energy Club about the electric grid and how it will adapt to the changing landscape of the 21st century.

The Greater China Club presented “Taiwan’s China Dilemma,” a discussion led by Professor Shirley Lin that covered the connection between Taiwan’s consolidating national identity and its oscillating economic policy toward China. 

Wednesday, December 7

As a guest of the Business and Politics Club, Senior Associate Dean David Bach  led “Volkswagen One Year Later: What Have We Learned?” a conversation about the ongoing issues surrounding the car company emissions scandal.

Friday, December 9

The Greater China Club convened scholars including Professors Stephen Roach and Robert Shiller and Lei Zhang ’02 for a discussion on “China, Trump, and the U.S. -Sino Relationship.”