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Gail Ayala Taylor Wins 2023 Williams-Qualls-Spratlen (WQS) Multicultural Mentoring Award of Excellence

Highlights Gail Ayala Taylor, who was recognized by the American Marketing Association Foundation with the 2023 Williams-Qualls-Spratlen Multicultural Mentoring Award of Excellence.

Jul 12, 2023

Boards with Women and Minorities Get More Attacks from Hedge Funds, Finds Study

A feature story about new research from Mark DesJardine and coauthors which finds that companies with diverse boards are more likely to be targeted by activist investors.

Jul 12, 2023

Amazon Prime Day, Walmart Plus Week and the Battle of the Retail Giants

Quotes Sharmistha Sikdar and highlights research by Sikdar, Prasad Vana, and coauthor Vrinda Kadiyali examining the pricing strategies of Walmart and Amazon.

Jul 12, 2023

DigitalOcean CEO on AI Deal in Cloud Space, State of Tech and AI Competition

Yancey Spruill T’98, CEO of DigitalOcean, joins Power Lunch to discuss AI deal in the cloud space.

Jul 11, 2023

Threads Is the Perfect Situation at the Perfect Time for Meta, Says Elevation Partner’s McNamee

Roger McNamee T’82, managing director of Elevation Partners, joins Squawk on the Street to discuss Meta’s new Twitter competitor Threads.

Jul 11, 2023

Seattle Is Ready for Its Sports Moment with Women at the Helm

Features Catie Griggs D’03, T’09, president of business operations at the Seattle Mariners, in a story about the multitude of female leaders in Seattle sports.

Jul 09, 2023

Who Pays for the Tariffs and Why: The Asymmetric Tariff Pass-through between China and the U...

An article examining the U.S.-China trade war highlights research by Davin Chor, Emily Blanchard, and coauthor Chad Brown exploring the trade war’s political impact.

Jul 07, 2023

Mark Zuckerberg vs Elon Musk: Clash of the Tech Egos

Quotes Roger McNamee T’82 in an article examining the ongoing rivalry between tech CEOs Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk.

Jul 07, 2023

How This Banker Joined the Sustainable-Food Revolution and Got His Groove Back

A feature story penned by Blair Crichton T’18, founder and CEO of Karana, about his experience transitioning from a career in finance to sustainability.

Jul 06, 2023

Cannabis Company Botanica Raises $10.3m to Expand to More States

A feature story about Botanica, a cannabis company founded and led by CEO Chris Abbott T’01, which recently secured $10.3 million in new funding.

Jul 05, 2023

How the End of Affirmative Action Could Affect MBA Admissions

Mentions Tuck in an article examining the potential impact of the recent Supreme Court decision regarding affirmative action.

Jul 04, 2023

Change the Way You Read the Financial News

Highlights a Harvard Business Review article coauthored by Vijay Govindarajan examining why financial reporting needs to be modernized.

Jun 30, 2023

Supreme Court Strikes Down Affirmative Action in Higher Education Admissions

Quotes Dean Matthew Slaughter in an article collecting reactions from higher education leaders in response to the United States Supreme Court ruling that significantly limits how U.S. colleges and universities can consider race as a factor in their admissions policies and practices.

Jun 29, 2023

True Believers, Profiteers, and Curious Creators: Meet the 5 Schools of Thought that Dominate the A.I....

“The harms are really obvious. There are privacy issues. There are copyright issues. There are disinformation issues,” says Roger McNamee T’82, managing director of Elevation Partners.

Jun 28, 2023

Best Car Insurance in New Hampshire

Features expertise from Praveen Kopalle in an article offering advice for finding the best and most affordable car insurance.

Jun 27, 2023

Peak Social Media: Trouble at Twitter

Roger McNamee T’82, managing director of Elevation Partners, joins the Financial Times’ Tech Tonic podcast to discuss the current state of Twitter.

Jun 27, 2023

Does Your Company Have an India Strategy?

Vijay Govindarajan coauthors an article exploring how companies should approach the Indian market.

Jun 27, 2023

Verde Farms Champions Beef Sustainability and Regenerative Agriculture

A feature story about Verde Farms, an organic beef supplier led by founder and CEO Dana Ehrlich T’05.

Jun 24, 2023

U.S. Banks Still Feeling Pressure

Sarah Ketterer T’87, CEO of Causeway Capital, joins Wall Street Week to discuss why U.S. banks are still under pressure after the crisis and the fallout on corporate lending.

Jun 23, 2023

How AI Is Changing the Future of Work

Features Lars Albright T’05, general partner at Unusual Ventures.

Jun 22, 2023

India’s Worsening Democracy Makes It an Unreliable Ally

Salil Tripathi T’85 authors an opinion piece examining the state of India’s democracy.

Jun 20, 2023

Why Software Developers Are Flocking to Smaller Businesses over Big Tech

Yancey Spruill T’97, CEO of DigitalOcean, authors a piece examining why developers are working more with small and medium sized businesses.

Jun 20, 2023

Now on the Menu at Toast: A New 99 Cent Fee

Quotes Praveen Kopalle in an article about the rising number of companies introducing additional, sometimes hidden, fees.

Jun 19, 2023

Playbook PM: Biden’s Tricky China Tightrope

A roundup of the latest political news highlights a roundtable discussion with deans of leading business schools, including Dean Matthew Slaughter, and leaders from congress.

Jun 16, 2023

Learn the First Step to Unlock the Power of Purpose

Features Shannon Huffman Polson T’03 and The Grit Institute, a leadership consultancy founded by Polson.

Jun 15, 2023

Developing Effective Brand Names: Lessons from a Naming Guru

Mentions Kevin Lane Keller and his book Strategic Brand Management in an article about developing brand names.

Jun 13, 2023

Pride Culture Wars

Nailya Ordabayeva joins WOSU’s All Sides to discuss Pride marketing and recent controversies around Pride-themed campaigns by Bud Light and Target.

Jun 08, 2023

P&Q’s 40-Under-40 Best MBA Professors of 2023

Poets&Quants’ annual list of the 40 best business professors under 40 highlights Nailya Ordabayeva.

Jun 05, 2023

Fridays from the Frontline: Inside Student-Led Treks at Tuck–Exploring Old and New in Japan

Highlights a recent Tuck360 blog by T’24s Fiona Bowen and Charlie Jersey about their experience on a student-led trek to Japan.

Jun 02, 2023

Turkey Elections: Why Strongmen Keep Winning in Some Democracies?

Salil Tripathi T’85 authors an opinion piece examining the recent presidential election in Turkey.

Jun 01, 2023

Brand Watch: Big Business Promises to Tackle Inequality, but Activists Are Dubious

Mentions Vijay Govindarajan and the concept of reverse innovation in an article examining how large corporations plan to address growing income inequality.

May 31, 2023

Converse Names Jared Carver as New President, Chief Executive Officer

A feature story about Jared Carver T’05, who was named the new president and CEO of Converse.

May 30, 2023

There’s No Evidence AI Tech Will Improve Our Daily Lives, says Elevation’s Roger McNamee

Roger McNamee T’82, managing director of Elevation Partners, joins Squawk on the Street to discuss the significant comparisons between crypto and AI.

May 30, 2023

Three Lessons from Chatting about Strategy with ChatGPT

An article about generative AI’s capacity for strategy creation highlights research by Giovanni Gavetti examining how strategists often rely on analogies when making strategic decisions.

May 30, 2023

A VC Firm Backed by Alumni of Elite Universities Like Dartmouth and Yale Is Now One...

A feature interview with Mark Edwards T'98, chief investment officer at Alumni Ventures, about the venture capital firm's distinct strategy.

May 26, 2023

Singapore Plant-Based Meat Startup Karana Expands to New York

A feature story about Karana, a plant-based meat company founded by Blair Crichton T’18, and its expansion to the U.S.

May 25, 2023