Naama Bloom, MBA '03, CEO, HelloFlo
Why failure is so important to career success
Aileen Cahill, MBA '87, Senior Vice President, Merkle Retail and Consumer Goods
Merkle Strengthens Its Retail & Consumers Goods Practice with Three Strategic New Hires
Huaiyu (George) Liu, MBA '87, Chief Financial Officer, Xinyuan Real Estate
Xinyuan Real Estate : Announces Management Change
Robert S. White, MBA '89, Chief Executive Officer, Entellus Medical
Entellus Medical Announces Promotion of Robert White to Chief Executive Officer, and Preliminary First Quarter 2015 Revenues of $13.4 to $13.5 Million
Matt Monson, MBA '09, Vice President of Acquisitions and Business Development
Movers & Shakers — People and Positions for March, Part V
Jeffrey E. Peterson, MBA '88, board member of the Center for Emerging Technologies in St Louis
The Yield Lab: An AgTech Startup Accelerator
Daniel Lee, MBA '03, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Product Management, Turtle Beach Corporation
Turtle Beach : Leading Audio Technology Company Turtle Beach Corporation Expands Leadership Team To Drive Marketing And Sales
Sanjiv Mirchandani, MBA '84, president of National Financial
Fidelity Investments® Aligns Clearing and Custody Units; Strengthens Commitment to Innovation in Financial Advice Industry
Cathy Hsieh, MBA ’96, CEO of Kambrian Corporation
Kambrian Corporation Nominated for SBA Award PR Log
LISTEN: Equities.com's Enzo Villani on Clear Channel's "The Trader's Network Show"
Equities.com – Feb. 17, 2015
Enzo Villani, MBA ’07, CEO of Equities.com, was interviewed on Clear Channel – iHeart Business Talk Radio's "The Trader's Network Show." Enzo spoke about his experience in the capital markets, including founding and building out Nasdaq's Global Corporate Solutions segment, as well as how the industry continues to shift and evolve over the years. He also pointed out the lack of support for small-cap marketplace and the subsequent course-correction with the adoption of new and innovative approaches.
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Jon Stokes, MBA '01, was appointed CEO of the Flexitallic Group, which specializes in sealing products and solutions for the energy industry. “The company’s leading technology, outstanding brand, and global reach provide a strong platform for future growth,” said Stokes. Stokes joins Flexitallic from Emerson Electric, where he most recently served as president of the Daniel Measurement and Control Business. Earlier in his 13-year Emerson career, he led businesses providing instrumentation and controls to the process and marine industries.
Verizon Communications: Aetna Chairman and CEO Mark T. Bertolini Elected to Verizon Board of Directors
4-Traders.com – February 5, 2015
Mark Bertolini, MBA’84, chairman and CEO of Aetna, was elected to the Verizon board of directors. "Mark is an accomplished executive who brings to Verizon significant leadership capabilities managing a large-scale, global operation. He has extensive experience in the healthcare industry, which is an area of increasing importance to Verizon's business strategy," said Lowell McAdam, Verizon chairman and chief executive officer. Prior to joining Aetna, Bertolini held executive positions at Cigna, NYLCare Health Plans and SelectCare Inc., where he served as president and chief executive officer.
MamaBear: Taps Visionary Tech and Media Veteran Suzanne Hortonny’s New CEO and President
4-Traders - Feb. 2, 2015
Suzanne Horton, MBA '91, was appointed president and CEO of MamaBear. MamaBear is a leading mobile parenting app that creates a private family communication hub. “We brought Suzanne aboard as our CEO because of her savvy and ability to raise venture capital, her experience in leadership, building a world-class team, forging strategic deals, and creating tech platforms as she has demonstrated at top-tier companies like American Express, Move.com and Jitterbug. Suzanne also possesses a deep passion for empowering women and families. She is a true MamaBear,” said Steve MacDonald, co-founder and chairman of the Board. Horton, an early founder in the venture capital arm at American Express, received national acclaim as CEO of BeJane.com, a leading website in the $80B female home improvement space. Most recently, she led the digital media team and helped create a national brand for the multi-billion dollar Blackstone startup, Invitation Homes.
How One Man Brought Health Care to India's Poorest Populations
Yahoo! Finance –Jan. 27, 2015
Social entrepreneur Shelley Saxena, MBA '03, is featured in this article about his latest startup, a distribution system for low-cost preventive health services across India that now provides basic primary healthcare, diagnostics, medicines and insurance to more than 7,000 subscribers. Andy Lower, founder of ADAP Capital LLC, which led the bridge financing for Sevamob, says in the article that Sevamob’s model “is innovative, scalable and replicable. We believe in the massive potential of Sevamob’s disruptive primary healthcare model."
Jon Beyman joins the Polaris Board
Moneylife – Jan. 22, 2015
Jon Beyman, MBA ’81, former managing director and global head of operations and technology, Institutional Clients Group, Citi, joined the board of directors of Polaris Consulting & Services Ltd, a global leader in financial technology for banking, insurance and other financial services. “With his experience in driving technology as an enabler at Citi, Beyman is an evangelist for digital transformation,” the articles reports. “The Board of Directors unanimously felt that he would add immense value as Polaris enables the digital transformation of its clients.”