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Immigrants for the Heartland

“The U.S. does not welcome enough high-talent immigrants, and America’s struggling communities especially need them,” writes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in an opinion piece for The Wall Street Journal.

Apr 28, 2019

Can Memorable Brand Characters Be Built Without Using Television? Wholly Guacamole Says Yes

Highlights insights from Kevin Lane Keller on the benefits of employing brand characters in an article about Wholly Guacamole’s new approach to its marketing strategy.

Apr 25, 2019

Snap Taps McDonald’s Marketing Exec Kenny Mitchell as First CMO

A feature story about Kenny Mitchell T’04, who was named the first chief marketing officer for Snap, Inc.

Apr 25, 2019

Check out This Healthy Food Vending Machine Coming to South Station

A feature story about 6AM Health, a healthy meal delivery service founded by Brad Callow T’13.

Apr 24, 2019

Wanted: New Bank of England Boss

Highlights Sapphire Partners, founded Kate Grussing T’91, a search firm that was chosen to recruit a new governor for the Bank of England.

Apr 24, 2019

Austin FC Launches 4ATX Foundation with $1 Million from Precourt Family

Features Anthony Precourt T’98, chairman and CEO of Austin FC, in an article about the soccer club’s new philanthropic arm, 4ATX.

Apr 24, 2019

Are Local Politics as Polarized as National? Depends on the Issue.

A feature story about a new study from Dean Matthew J. Slaughter and coauthors Amalie Jensen, William Marble, and Kenneth Scheve exploring the pervasiveness of partisan sorting and polarization in local politics.

Apr 24, 2019

The Powers That Will Be

Highlights Kiran Smith T’00, CEO of Arnold Worldwide, as one of the top up-and-coming leaders in Boston.

Apr 23, 2019

What Agencies Can Learn from This Ultra Successful Experiential Campaign

A feature story about an experiential marketing project from ad agency Manifold and High West Distillery, founded by David Perkins T’90.

Apr 23, 2019

Differential Voting Rights: A High-Stakes Game

“In sum, dual-class shares in Indian e-commerce startups would not be acceptable to a formidable partner like Walmart,” says Vijay Govindarajan.

Apr 21, 2019

These 15 New Books Will Help You Live a Happier, Wealthier and More Successful Life

Highlights Zucked by Roger McNamee T’82 as one of the top books of 2019.

Apr 19, 2019

Best MBA Commencement Speakers: Class of 2019

Highlights Roger Lynch T’95, CEO of Condé Nast and the 2019 Investiture speaker, in an article about the best MBA commencement speakers in 2019.

Apr 17, 2019

10 Business Schools for High-Paying Finance, Accounting Jobs

Highlights Tuck among the top 10 schools for placing graduates in high-paying finance and accounting roles.

Apr 17, 2019

‘A Really Nice Entry Point’: Cannabis Microdosing and Who It’s For

A feature story about Tim Moxey T’01, the co-founder and CEO of Botanica Seattle, a Washington-based edibles company.

Apr 16, 2019

Don’t Be Blinded by Your Own Expertise

“When we begin to identify as experts, our outlook can narrow, both in daily work and in times of crisis,” writes Sydney Finkelstein.

Apr 16, 2019

Avoiding the Expertise Trap

Sydney Finkelstein joins HBR’s IdeaCast to discuss how managers can avoid the “expertise trap,” which he first explored in an article for the magazine’s May/June 2019 issue.

Apr 16, 2019

Ranpak and the Company That’s Buying It Name a New CFO

Features Trent Meyerhoefer T’96, who will become the new CFO of Ranpak, once the company’s sale to One Madison is completed later this year.

Apr 15, 2019

Startup Spotlight: Couples Say ‘I Do!’ to Everly’s Digital Alternative for Wedding Planning

Feature story about Everly, a digital-native wedding planning company founded by Juliet Horton T'14.

Apr 12, 2019

Investors Catch Can’t-Lose Fever Just in Time for Hot IPOs

Cites data compiled by Kenneth French which found that shares of the most expensive and least profitable U.S. companies, weighted by their market value, outpaced the cheapest and most profitable companies in the last 10 years.

Apr 12, 2019

Don’t Wait, Innovate

“Creativity is about coming up with the big idea,” Vijay Govindarajan says. “Innovation is about executing the idea—converting the idea into a successful business.”

Apr 12, 2019

‘The Biggest Job Anyone Can Embark on’ by Dr. Ely Weinschneider and Alison Elworthy

An interview with Alison Elworthy T’11, SVP of customer success at HubSpot, about being a working parent.

Apr 10, 2019

University of Pittsburgh Market Research Proves We Can Reduce Food Waste by Boosting Consumer Self-E

A feature story about research from Lauren Grewal exploring why consumers are less likely to choose unattractive produce.

Apr 10, 2019

Chimerix Taps Former Endocyte Executive as New CEO

A feature story about Michael Sherman T’92, who was recently named the CEO of Chimerix, a biopharmaceutical company.

Apr 09, 2019

A Better Way for Corporations to Buy Green Power? The Proxy Revenue Swap

Features Lee Taylor T’12, CEO of REsurety, a risk management and information services company founded by Taylor as the outgrowth of his First-Year Project.

Apr 08, 2019

A Drive for Diversification

Mentions Diverse Business Programs from Tuck Executive Education in an article about automakers' efforts to help suppliers owned by minorities and women overcome obstacles.

Apr 08, 2019

Top Tech Companies Say They Have No Problem with Employees Interviewing for Other Jobs

Highlights research by Sydney Finkelstein, which finds that the best managers become successful by creating industry-wide networks of people who have worked for them.

Apr 08, 2019

‘The Cleaner’: Conde Nast’s New Level-Headed Leader Is a Publishing Newcomer

A feature story about Roger Lynch T’95, who was recently named the CEO of Condé Nast.

Apr 05, 2019

Compare MBA Degrees in Health Care Management

Highlights Tuck in an article listing universities offering health care management degrees, or concentrations in health care.

Apr 05, 2019

Has the Yield Curve Predicted the Next U.S. Downturn?

“The mistake is to think it is a predictor of recessions,” Tuck’s Peter Fisher says of the yield curve. “I think it causes recessions.”

Apr 04, 2019

Condé Nast Names Former Pandora Boss as New CEO

Highlights Roger Lynch T’95, who was named the first global CEO of Condé Nast, publisher of numerous magazines and websites including Vogue, Vanity Fair, and the New Yorker.

Apr 04, 2019

Facebook and Google Will Be Considered Unthinkable 50 Years from Now

Roger McNamee T'82 writes that, 50 years from now, technology giants will be considered to have been on the wrong side of history.

Apr 03, 2019

10 Principles of Modern Marketing

Kevin Lane Keller and coauthor Ann Lewnes share new modern practices for marketers in the digital era.

Apr 03, 2019

ESPN+, DAZN Take the Lead in OTT Streaming and Acquiring Exclusive Rights

“ESPN+ is a key piece of the puzzle moving forward for us, for ESPN, and the Walt Disney Company,” says Russell Wolff T’94, general manager of ESPN+.

Apr 03, 2019

Three Smart Ways to Invest $10,000 Right Now

An article about various investing strategies highlights research by Kenneth French.

Apr 01, 2019

Meet Hillary Peckham, Chief Operating Officer of Etain Health

A feature story about Hillary Peckham, COO of Etain Health, who attended the Tuck Business Bridge program in 2014.

Mar 29, 2019

Why Launching Your Startup Early Could Be a Problem

Mentions Ron Adner and his work around innovation ecosystems, specifically that startups can fail if other parts of the innovation ecosystem are not yet ready.

Mar 29, 2019