Skydeck is the HBS alumni podcast series that features interviews with HBS alumni from across the world of business, sharing lessons learned and their own life experiences.

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How Women's Basketball Conquered Europe

Bruce Levy (MBA 1977)—the first-ever agent for women's professional basketball—chronicles the sport's rise

 
 
 

Can Neuroscience Find You the Perfect Job?

Pymetrics CEO and cofounder Frida Polli (MBA 2012) matches cognitive traits to career paths

 
 
 

Curating the Cuisine of Southwest China

Author and WildChina founder Zhang Mei (MBA 1996) takes us inside the kitchens of her native Dali

 
 
 

Bringing Markets to Myanmar

With 25 years of experience in private sector development, David Brunell (MBA 1962) offers an inside look at Myanmar’s historic transition to a market economy

 
 
 

The Business of Lego Batman

Lego Movie and Lego Batman producer Dan Lin (MBA 1999) offers an inside look at the role of a modern Hollywood producer—and how he manages a burgeoning franchise

 
 
 

Such Great Heights

Tom Vogl (MBA 1998), CEO of The Mountaineers explores the past, present, and future of the adventure business

 
 
 

Negotiating Peace in Canada's Largest Rainforest

How Wally Eamer (MBA 1979) helped end a bitter, decades-long conflict between loggers, environmentalists, government officials, and First Nations

 
 
 

Mental Illness and the Workplace

Katherine Switz (MBA 2000) on how her own experience with bipolar disorder led to forming the Stability Network, an advocacy and support group for working professionals

 
 
 

An Environmental Epiphany

Former energy executive Jules Kortenhorst (MBA 1986) reflects on how global political shifts—and a walk in the South African bush—brought him to lead the Rocky Mountain Institute, a think tank focused on sustainability

 
 
 

The Story Behind the Stories

Journalist and author Gayle Tzemach Lemmon (MBA 2006) shares the stories behind her two New York Times best-selling books, The Dressmaker of Khair Khana and Ashley’s War

 
 
 

MaiTai Global and Kiteboarding

Silicon Valley venture capitalist Bill Tai (MBA 1987) on his accidental ascent to kiteboarding entrepreneur

 
 
 

The Burning Man Project

Real estate developer and author Jennifer Raiser (MBA 1990) goes behind the scenes of the annual Burning Man gathering

 
 
 

A Personal Perspective on Competing Against Luck

Professor Clay Christensen (MBA 1979, DBA 1992) reveals how his business theory has affected his home life