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.
Bloo Solar, which took second place in the 2005 Big Bang! Business Plan Competition, has closed an $8 mil. round of VC financing as it prepares to start manufacturing “third-generation” solar panels based on UC Davis nanotechnology.
Davis residents are active in political causes, the arts, and community organizations. Much of their attention goes to enhancing the quality of life. With a population of 65,000, the City of Davis has a reputation for environmental awareness, energy conservation, excellent schools, and exceptional parks and recreational programs. More than 50 miles of bicycle and jogging paths link neighborhoods with the campus and with Davis’ vibrant downtown. The region’s temperate climate gives you the chance to enjoy yourself outdoors all year long.
Across six continents, UC Davis MBA alumni are in prominent roles in international business as top executives, managers and entrepreneurs in a wide range of industries and organizations. This map highlights just a sample of the global leadership of our alumni and where they are putting their ideas into action. You’ll be able to connect with the extensive Graduate School of Management network—and join more than 205,755 UC Davis graduates worldwide.
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.