Managing Partner and CEOHeadland Ventures, San Francisco, Calif.
Adjunct faculty at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia. Visiting lecturer at University of Washington; Harvard University; Georgetown University; the University of San Francisco; Duke University; and the University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill.
Served on the boards of several private and public companies, including Kaiser Steel, Willamette Industries, King Broadcasting and The Wine Group (one of the world’s largest wine companies)
I chose the UC Davis MBA for the international reputation of its faculty and the personal attention offered to students. Career Development meets with you one-on-one to chart your post-MBA path. This support has led to an internship at Intel. Most importantly, it’s made a lasting change in me.
Supply Chain Strategy Analyst, Microprocessor Marketing and Business Planning Group,
Engaging and studying with Graduate School of Management classmates and professors from a wide diversity of backgrounds is helping me to become a wiser man and a better person. The UC Davis MBA program has exceeded my expectations for learning solid business foundations bonded to a conscious mindset.
Business Analyst, Banco de Crédito del Perú – Miami Agency | Miami, Fla.
B.S., Industrial Engineering
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
The School’s strong network in the Bay Area is an amazing asset. Through relationships with alumni in San Francisco, I secured an internship at the world’s largest asset-management company. It’s a rich opportunity to build my skills in both marketing and finance—invaluable experience for my future career.
U.S. and Canada Institutional Marketing, BlackRock, Inc., San Francisco, Calif.
Sep 23, 2011Operations Business Analyst Lam Research Corporation
Davis is a launch pad to pursue many career opportunities in one of the world’s economic centers: Northern California. With the state capitol, Sacramento, as our neighbor, I was able to explore politics and public administration as a fellow in the Office of Mayor Kevin Johnson. And just an hour’s drive is the San Francisco Bay Area, where I interned at a private food company and am now working at a global semiconductor industry supplier.
Human Resources Intern Valley Fine Foods, Benicia, Calif.
The Graduate School of Management gave me the analytical tools and framework to tackle complex business and risk issues. The School’s professors offer a powerful combination of industry experience and cutting-edge research that has a direct impact on business practices. During my first summer training program at Merrill Lynch along with 200 fellow associate hires, I immediately knew how well the UC Davis MBA program had prepared me to compete with graduates from the world’s other top business schools.
Sep 23, 2011Institutional Marketing Manager, BlackRock, Inc.
The Graduate School of Management was instrumental in my successful career transition from a marketing manager at an e-commerce company to the international financial services industry. Today, I manage institutional marketing efforts in the U.S. and Canada for BlackRock—a $3 trillion global asset management firm.
The Graduate School of Management has opened so many doors and pushed me to do more than I ever thought possible. The professors are simply outstanding, constantly challenging and encouraging us to strive for the best. And my classmates—bright and supportive—are an integral part of the UC Davis MBA experience. It’s a fast-paced, exciting program that’s taking me to the next level.
Intern in AutoCAD LT Channel Research Product Marketing–PSEB Platform, Autodesk, Inc., San Francisco, Calif.
I came to the Graduate School of Management with a deep desire to expand my business knowledge beyond marketing. The relationships I’ve made, the courses and leadership workshops, and the outstanding professors have encouraged me to excel. If you’re ready to challenge yourself and take advantage of all the opportunities offered, the UC Davis MBA experience will absolutely reward you.
Sales Analyst: E-Commerce and Digital Marketing Intern, The Clorox Company, Oakland, Calif.
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.