As Kaiser Permanente’s director of strategy management, Peter Buggy leads a high-powered team of business consultants that work with the health plan’s business lines to better execute strategies and measure their success. Often referred to as the model for the future of health care, Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente is the nation’s largest not-for-profit health plan and health care provider, with annual operating revenue of more than $42 billion.
I recently participated on a panel at the Capital Connections event held in Sacramento. While I volunteered for this event to help the students who organized it, I gained much more than the satisfaction of giving back: I made connections with other alumni I had not seen in years and I reflected with other panelists on how the GSM has helped shape our lives. I’d like to share these reflections.
After Shannon Staglin MBA 08 received her undergraduate degree from UCLA in 2001, she returned to Napa to work in the family business—Staglin Family Vineyard—as a harvest intern. This experience, she says “taught me all about our enology and viticulture practices. It also clarified that my place was in the business rather than the production side of the vineyard.”
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.