News, notes, and special events
for HBS alumni

JU­NE 4, 2­017

Building Change from the Ground Up

Before Karim Khoja (AMP 156, 1999) launched Roshan in Afghanistan in 2003, phone calls were a luxury that few citizens could afford. Today the telecom company has 6 million subscribers. MORE

Electric Cars Are Ready to Take Off

Is the electric car finally on the road to mass-market adoption? Ford’s John Rich (MBA 1999) seems to think so. MORE

Keeping the Missions Under Control

NASA’s Norman Knight (GMP 9, 2010) talks about the unique blend of scientific and technical skills and the management expertise needed to send astronauts into space. MORE

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Working Knowledge
A Luxury Industry Veteran Teaches the Importance of Aesthetics to Budding Business Leaders

Senior Lecturer Pauline Brown, a former top executive with French luxury goods conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, now teaches a Harvard Business School course called The Business of Aesthetics, which culminates in a competition called “Aesthetic Idol.” MORE

Career Resources
Why I Love My Job

Andrew Grochal (MBA 2012) talks about the HBS connections that brought him to his role as Director of Product Management at CarGurus in Career & Professional Development's Why I Love My Job blog series. MORE

School News
The Inventor of Agribusiness

It’s been 60 years since Professor Ray Goldberg coined the term “agribusiness.” The father of the field looks at changes in food policy, farming technology, climate science, and what lies ahead. MORE



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