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Success Stories

Success Stories

As a student of Graduate School of Management’s Master of Science in Business Analytics program, you will have access to a tremendous network that includes a cohort of driven students and accomplished alumni. Enjoy reading stories about their past experiences, current successes, and how their UC Davis MSBA helped them achieve their goals.

Alumni Video Spotlight: Vinit Hasija MSBA 22

Data Product Manager at Frameplay

View video of Vinit Hasija MSBA 22 who shares about his UC Davis experience, collaborative leadership, challenges in the gaming and ad tech industry, favorite professor and advice for those pursing a Master of Science in Business Analytics.

How the MSBA Program Provided a Career Boost

Adding tools to my skillset helped me succeed.

Never underestimate the power of your network. Alumna Jessica Padolina, now at BlackRock, says every interview opportunity I earned was because of my network—whether thanks to the MSBA program or from a coworker from a previous job.

Alumni Spotlight: Anna Shen MSBA 18

MSBA alumna Anna Shen, now a data science lead at Square, shares about being a collaborative leader, and the challenge of leading in a fast pace environment.

Student Spotlight: Ana Parra Vera MSBA 20

Master of Science in Business Analytics

M.S. in Business Analytics student Ana Parra Vera shares her experience as a student leader in the San Francisco program, and her virtual "Zoom"ba for her classmates to keep fit.

MSBA Alumna Liz Liu Tackles COVID-Age Job Market

Detailing strategies during the pandemic

Liu, now a data analyst at Amazon-Ring, pivoted quickly after Macy's downsized, forcing her back into the job market  in a difficult time.

Building Beautiful Algorithms for Walmart

My journey with Engage3 led to a new role with Walmart

Earlier this month, I was offered an exciting opportunity to work as an advanced analytics specialist at Walmart eCommerce in San Francisco. Fresh from the Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program, I’ll now have the opportunity to offer strategic recommendations to the world's largest company with more than $500 billion in annual revenue.

4 Questions with MSBA Alum Dane Hamlett

We ask MSBA alumnus Dane Hamlett about work, school, tips for students and more.

"Storytelling is the most important skill."

I recently caught up with Dane Hamlett, a Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) alumnus of the charter class in 2018 and a senior business analytics leader at Adobe.