News, notes, and special events
for HBS alumni

MA­Y 21, 2­017

Taking Over in Mumbai

After a decade of work at her family’s Mumbai-based conglomerate, Nisa Godrej (MBA 2006) has been appointed to head up the consumer products division—taking over for her father, Adi Godrej. MORE

Facing the Board

More than 400 alumni gathered on campus this week to participate in the HBS Boardroom, a capstone event for first-year students based on the BlackRock case. MORE

Pioneer Spirit

An adventurous career path led developer/entrepreneur Ross Freeman (PMD 30, 1975) to finding homes for those in need. MORE

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HBS Travel
Across Patagonia

November 5–17, 2017, with Alfonso and Leanne Alonso
Explore Patagonia by ship, jet, helicopter, Zodiac, kayak, raft, and horseback to uncover this secluded and mysterious area. Create your own experience each day as you select your activities from a variety of options, including trekking, kayaking, wildlife viewing, hot spring bathing, panoramic flights, and fly fishing. MORE

Working Knowledge
Amazon Web Services Changed the Way VCs Fund Startups

Starting companies is becoming so quick and cheap that venture capitalists have shifted strategy funding entrepreneurs. Now, more startups get backing—but they have to prove themselves in a hurry, according to research by Ramana Nanda and colleagues. MORE



Alumni who give annually to the HBS Fund for Leadership and Innovation keep the School on the cutting edge of management education. LEARN MORE

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