MBAdmit Day is coming soon! It’s a great opportunity to learn about Davis, the GSM, and meet current students. Unlike Preview Days, there is only one MBAdmit Day and it is meant for people who have already been admitted to the program. Even if you’ve come to a Preview Day, I hope you can make it out to MBAdmit Day because:
Yesterday, I got a chance to see a concert of the most renowned violinists ever — Itzhak Perlman — and it’s all because of the UC Davis Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts (often referred to as the “Mondavi Center”). Each year, they offer some really amazing — and very unique — shows for faculty, students, and general audiences. (Huge bonus: students get an amazing discount of 50%!)
I’ve had the great pleasure of being a panel speaker at Preview Day events for prospective and incoming students. It was only two years ago I was sitting in those seats! Now that I’m on the other side, I’m very happy to share what I know, offer advice and meet people interested in the program. Here, I’d like to share some of the (imho) best questions I’ve been asked in the hopes they’ll help others.
I have had the most serious case of writer’s block (perhaps ever, and that’s absolutely, positively, 1000% not hyperbole) in attempting to write a ground-breaking post. And now that way too much time has gone by, I decided to just aim for getting some words out into a post, regardless of whether or not they are coherent. So here we go — just some random, garbled tidbits about Davis that may or may not be mildly interesting:
With Time Warner deal, AT&T aims to be mobile entertainment powerhouse. Professor Hemant Bhargava analyzes the value of the merger and how the media and entertainment industry is deep in the throes of disruption.
Companies are experiencing an enormous loss of talent at the executive, management and supervisory levels. Is your company ready for the succession planning that must take place to be successful in the coming years?
Google recently announced a major move into several hardware products: Google Pixel (smartphones), Daydream View (virtual reality), Google Home (digital home) and Google Assistant (AI-based personal assistant).
It was a lot of fun attending Apigee’s “Adapt or Die” event on September 27 in the heart of San Francisco, and speaking on the panel “Who Ubers Who: How to Survive and Thrive in a Digital World of Mash-Ups, Matchmakers, and Marketplaces.”