The Marketing Association is run by three student leaders each year.
Wataru has spent the entirety of his career within biotechnology in efforts to alleviate the world from the suffering caused by heritable diseases. Prior to attending the GSM, he worked for notable companies such as Perlegen, Medimmune, and Affymetrix. His particular interest in marketing grew when he joined several product launching teams at Affymetrix. Wataru hopes incorporate his passion for biotechnology with his enthusiasm for marketing in order to have a greater impact on world.
Vice President of Digital Strategy + Marketing Communications
Christine Bolghand is an entrepreneur with a background in marketing strategy across the industries of fashion, e-commerce, architecture & engineering, and music. Prior to joining the GSM, Christine spent nine years in marketing with a Fortune 500 architecture firm working on high profile projects such as the redesign of Chicago’s Navy Pier. In 2010, she launched Fancy French Cologne, a successful online fashion retailer known for celebrating indie designers from across the globe. In her role as co-founder, Christine directed the company’s marketing strategy.
In addition to her leadership role in the Marketing Association, Christine also serves as the Director of the GSM’s Student Ambassadors as well as Vice President of Marketing for Women in Leadership.
Julia Tanghetti has always had a passion for sales and marketing. Upon graduating from Columbia University with a degree in economics and philosophy, Julia began her career in the luxury fashion industry in New York City. Julia worked on both the retail and wholesale sides of the fashion industry during her tenure at various luxury brands including Hollywould, Gucci and Moschino. After moving back to her home state of California, Julia began her career in the pharmaceutical industry as a field sales representative for Stiefel. Julia’s current aspirations involve advancing to a marketing position in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. She will be spending the summer between first and second year as a marketing intern in Amgen’s commercial leadership program.
(Davis, Calif.) – With a joint goal of speeding the transfer of new technologies from the laboratory to the commercial marketplace, the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories have announced a new partnership for researchers to develop their entrepreneurial skills.
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(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.