Tepper School of Business students, in the thick of early career development, recently stepped back to consider a very different topic — retirement. Roger Ferguson Jr., president and CEO of TIAA-CREF, shed light on this urgent social issue as part of the W.L. Mellon CEO Speaker Series.Roger Ferguson Jr. Examines US Retirement Security
David Simmons (BS MCS, TPR '86), Chairman and CEO of PPD, returned to the Tepper School of Business as part of the 2013-2014 W.L. Mellon Speaker Series and shared insights on how his experiences as a student at Carnegie Mellon University prepared him for his successful career.David Simmons Discusses Career Management
Early on Nov. 21, Tepper School of Business students eagerly filled Mellon Auditorium to await William D. Green, the former Chairman and CEO of Accenture, and second W.L. Mellon Speaker Series presenter for 2013-2014. The event, held in a question and answer format, allowed Green to engage with the students, imparting his invaluable advice.William Green Imparts Wisdom With Witticism
While studying at the CMU, Paul Fonteyne developed a skill set that helped put him on a trajectory to the top of the global pharmaceutical industry. Now serving as U.S. Country Managing Director, President and CEO of Boehringer Ingelheim USA Corporation, he shared his practical advice on leadership with students as part of the W.L. Mellon Speaker Series.Paul Fonteyne Offers Practical Expertise
As the co-founder of the non-profit D.R.E.A.M., Jaleni Thompson, BSBA '08, has impressive aspirations - he aims to close our country's wealth gap. By providing much-needed financial education, Thompson is determined to empower the underserved youth of New York City through the strength of knowledge.D.R.E.A.M. - Developing Responsible Economically Advanced Model Citizens
Alden Mills, former Navy Seal and CEO and Co-Founder of Perfect Fitness, describes how the rigorous Tepper School MBA curriculum strengthened his knowledge of business fundamentals, preparing him to lead his company to a worldwide platform for consumer products and fitness.Alden Mills, MBA '00
Amidst dynamic changes in the energy landscape, Nick Akins became chief executive officer of American Electric Power in 2011 and has since grown the company by exploring diverse energy sources and imbuing the firm with an entrepreneurial spirit. In Akins’ view, there has never been a more exciting time to work in the ever-changing energy industry.An Electric Time For Business
Patrick Clary, Google Inc., discusses the importance leveraging analytical decision-making in data-driven businesses and how his experience as the Marketing Executive Officer of the Graduate Business Association strengthened his ability to lead diverse teams in his career.Patrick Clary '11 Google Inc., Mountain View, CA
Carnegie Mellon Event Organized by the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Professors Goodfriend and Spear Question Ability of Bitcoin To Survive as a Currency.
A team of four Tepper School MBA candidates recently claimed top honors at the Deloitte MBA Supply Chain Challenge, besting groups from Penn State University, Ohio State University and the University of Tennessee in an intense two-day competition.
$10 Million Gift Will Help Power the Tepper School’s Commitment To Entrepreneurship, Cross-Campus Collaboration
For Daniel Schnitzer, a Carnegie Mellon Engineering and Public Policy doctoral candidate, a passion that began with a middle school science project has blossomed into an organization helping to literally light the way in Haiti.