May 2: Met with Maury Gallagher, Chairman and CEO of Allegiant Airlines, and donor and Chancellor’s Campaign Cabinet member, in Las Vegas to discuss achievements and changes for the GSM.
May 3: Teleconference meeting with Ann Barefield, Finance Manager at Intel, to discuss activities
and events at the GSM.
Teleconference meeting with Jim Wunderman, Bay Area Council’s CEO (and a visiting lecturer in the Bay Area MBA program) about actress Connie Nielsen’s film Lost in Africa and her Human Needs Project Foundation.
2 Teleconference meeting with Karl Engelbach, Associate Chancellor, about the GSM.
3Participated in the Council of Dean and Vice Chancellors Spring Retreat in Sacramento.
Facilitated a discussion with Dean Enrique Lavernia, Dean Jessie Ann Owens and Dean Claire Pomeroy on “Advancing our Vision of Excellence within the Current Fiscal Environment: Opportunities and Challenges.”
Met and had lunch with Doug White, Director of Ventures and New Business Development for Dow Chemical Company; Steve Hahn, Recruitment Director at Dow Chemical Company; and Managing Director of Executive Education Wendy Beecham.
Met with Assistant Dean, Development and External Relations candidate.
Met with Neil Paschall, investment banker with The McLean Group Investment Group.
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.