01 Dec 2017
Last month, health care executives and clinicians gathered to brainstorm strategies for navigating payment reform for providers, payers, and pharma. Speakers included HBS faculty Leemore Dafny and Robert Huckman, as well as Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Chief Medical Officer and SVP Michael Sherman (MBA 1997).
The Rock Center welcomed 20 Entrepreneurs-in- Residence to serve as advisors to student entrepreneurs for the academic year. EiRs—who also work with faculty on course development—include sweetriot founder and CEO Sarah Endline (MBA 2001), Paddle8 cofounder Aditya Julka (MBA 2009), and Pacific Lake Partners cofounder Jim Southern (MBA 1983).
Photo by Stu Rosner
Some 2,400 alumni and guests gathered on campus in October for fall reunions, which included presentations on the science of happier spending, leadership lessons from the musical Hamilton, and a live taping of the Skydeck podcast with author and entrepreneur Diane Hessan (MBA 1977) concerning her qualitative research on the American electorate.
In late September, the HBS Association of Boston hosted a fireside chat with General Electric’s Jeff Immelt (MBA 1982) and HBS professor emeritus Ben Shapiro. Immelt, GE’s former CEO, discussed the company’s role in creating the Industrial Internet of Things and the relocation of its headquarters to Boston.
Class of MBA 1997, Section H
Class of MBA 2001, Section G
Class of MBA 2009, Section D
Class of MBA 1983, Section E
Class of MBA 1977, Section I
Class of MBA 1982, Section A