Ms. Mengali is the Production Manager for Truett-Hurst, Inc., a publicly owned wine producer of premium and super-premium wines. Notable for launching “first-of-its-kind” innovative packaging, Truett Hurst is focused on creating a new way of thinking in the wine industry that promotes changes in the way people buy and enjoy wine.
Story about UC Davis Graduate School of Management MBA 07 Dave Walton winning first place of the National Association of Active Investment Managers Wagner Award. Walton, a partner in StatisTrade, received the $10,000 award for his paper “Know Your System! – Turning Data Mining from Bias to Benefit through System Parameter Permutation.”
Story cites research on the stock trading behavior of individual investors from UC Davis Graduate School of Management Professor Brad Barber. The study showed that individual investors who ignore the advice to buy and hold low-fee, well-diversified portfolios do so to their detriment.
Longtime wine industry executive Mr. Conover is General Manager of PlumpJack Winery and Partner in CADE Winery. He helped focus the direction of PlumpJack on Cabernet Sauvignon, the varietal that achieves unparalleled expression in the Oakville region of Napa Valley. The results have been high critical acclaim for our Estate and Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon wines, including many 90+ scores and Wine Enthusiast’s designation of our 2001 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon as “The Number One Wine in the World.” Our PlumpJack Reserve Chardonnay is a regular favorite at the White House.
Michael Ward is the head of Morrison and Foerster’s patent practice and co-chair of the Intellectual Property group. Dr. Ward is founder of the firm’s Plant IP practice and is a member of the steering committee for the firm’s Cleantech practice.
Author of the new best-selling book Unraveling the Mysteries of Marketing, Jeffrey Slater is the Global Director of Marketing for Nomacorc, the leading brand of still wine closures with 2.3 billion corks sold in 2013 and the recently launched sugar cane-based Select Bio. He was most recently the EVP of Marketing for the snack food division at ConAgra Foods.
UPDATE: Andrew Barkett is leaving his post as senior engineer at Facebook to bring his decade of experience in Silicon Valley to become the first-ever chief technology officer for the Republican National Committee.The June 4 announcement has stirred a whirlwind of media coverage, including the Huffington Post and Washington Post.Bark
Agilent Technologies’ Electronic Measurement Group is a $3.6 billion business that over the past decade has seen a dramatic shift in its customer base from U.S., and Western European customers to predominantly Asia-based customers. Today, the majority of the division’s revenues are generated outside of the U.S., with an increasing concentration in China.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s full-time MBA program has been ranked among the top six percent of AACSB International-accredited programs nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.