Julie Jensen grew up in Sacramento’s Land Park neighborhood and studied economics as an undergraduate at UC Davis. After earning her master of administration at the Graduate School of Management in 1984, she was hired by HP in Roseville, Calif., as a financial analyst. “It was a great first job and taught me a lot about the importance of understanding changing business models and financials,” she remembers. “I was fortunate to be in a growing division and moved into management very quickly, which expanded my skills—and created a lot of pressure on my family when my children were young.
The largest audience ever for a Dean’s Distinguished Speaker event—more than 500 people—turned out to hear John Mackey, co-founder and co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, promote the ideas in his book, Conscious Capitalism (Harvard Business Review Press, 2012). The event was co-sponsored by Capital Public Radio, a Business Partner of the School.
Capping off a day-long visit to UC Davis, including meetings with Graduate School of Management faculty and students, Chancellor Linda Katehi and touring the Mondavi Center, the former chairman and CEO of Citigroup Sandy Weill sat down with Dean Steven Currall for a conversation about the state of the financial industry, his leadership and management style, philanthropy and his intriguing proposal to boil today’s complex banking regulations down to a single-page.
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.