Jack Gill, a founder and managing partner (retired) of Vanguard Ventures in Palo Alto, has joined the UC Davis Graduate School of Management as in the Robert A. Fox Executive in Residence for the spring 2010 quarter.
Gill has more than four decades of experience working in Silicon Valley and Boston as a company founder and venture capitalist. He also has 10 years of experience teaching entrepreneurship courses in science, engineering and medicine at Harvard Medical School, MIT and Rice University.
Casino Royale brings together students, alumni, and business partners for a night of community building and fun. This is a time to see old classmates, network, and get to know the current students from each of the three programs. Last year’s event was a great success, and this year we expect an even bigger turnout, so gather with friends and family for a night of friendly wagering, heavy hors d’oeurves, and beverages.
Tsakopoulos Library Galleria
828 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Wednesday, February 1: Big Bang! Mentorship Mixer
2102, 2106 Gallagher Hall, UC Davis
Similar to the “speed dating” event, the mentorship mixer will give contestants the chance to pitch their ideas to a many different mentors and give mentors the opportunity to work with contestant teams to further develop their plans. Light refreshments will be provided.
Wednesday, January 25: Big Bang! Mock Pitch Event
Buehler Alumni and Visitors Center, UC Davis
See established companies pitch their business plans to a panel of judges and venture capitalists. Experience what it is really like to pitch a business plan to a public audience. Refreshments are provided.
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.