Akshay Kumar Parija — global banker, shipping magnate, philanthropist — has come far from his boyhood village in India. Now he is financing movies with social themes that help preserve his native Odisha culture.
Laura Shenkar (MBA 1992) is helping companies and governments find new technologies to profit from smart water-use practices.
John Callaghan (MBA 1984) and Brad McGee (MBA 1987) founded iCrowd to help small firms and investors connect.
Monique Maddy (MBA 1993) is focusing her entrepreneurial energies on connecting the world's poor to global commerce through their cell phones.
George Appling (MBA 1998) turned an "enduring passion" for Renaissance Fairs into a successful business owning one.
Dr. Marlene Krauss (MBA 1967) combines business skills and medical expertise in her work as a leading health care venture investor.
Stéphane Bancel has taken Moderna Therapeutics from a one-man shop to a company that's poised to revolutionize the biotech world.
After scaling the Seven Summits, Jan Petzel (MBA 2003) is helping to improve conditions for climbers' guides in Nepal.
A spirit of service and entrepreneurship led Ashley Garrett (MBA 1987) to turn volunteer work at a New York City soup kitchen into an educational experience for students.
To boost the economies of rural America, Jack Schultz (MBA 1976) launched a program to develop high school business leaders.
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