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Alumni in the News

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We could be heroes
Financial Times, Feb. 11, 2008
Pedro Algorta, MBA ’82, shared his story of survival in the Andes mountains with Stanford GSB’s February Chapter meeting in London and with Financial Times columnist Stefan Stern.

A New Face in Hawaii
Steven C. Wheelwright, MBA, 1969, Ph.D., 1970
Deseret Morning News, June 6, 2007

They Turn Conservation into Profit
Carl Palmer and Robert Keith, both MBA, 2003
Chicago Tribune, May 22, 2007

Latino Leadership Award Given by Stanford School of Business
Jim Cervantes, MBA 1986
Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal, May 7, 2007

Résumés in Motion
Mareza Larizadeh, MBA 2006
Business Week, May 2, 2007

Wong Expected to Take Over Lifetime
Andrea Wong, MBA 1993
Los Angeles Times, April 26, 2007

Sip & Snip: Putting the Bar in Barbershop
Kumi Walker and Sean Heywood, both MBA 2006
San Jose Mercury News, April 1, 2007

Banking on Success as a One-Stop Shop
Dick Kovacevich, MBA 1967
USA Today, March 26, 2007

Charter School Effort Gets $65 Million Lift
Leo Linbeck, MBA 1987
Washington Post, March 20, 2007

Do-It-Yourself Social Network Sites Link the Like-Minded
Ron Gutman, MBA 2005
San Mateo County Times, March 12, 2007

New Orleans Native Returns as a School Reformer
Tyra Newell, MBA 2001
Los Angeles Times, March 12, 2007

Diversity Day Opens Minds at a Private Prep School
Los Angeles Times, March 7, 2007
Dave Velasquez, MBA 1973

Trader Joe's Is Able to Expand in the Bay Area by Shrewdly Sticking to Its Winning Niche Market
Joe Coulombe, MBA 1954
San Mateo County Times, February 4, 2007

Poet to Give Stanford Commencement Address
Dana Gioia, MBA 1977
Stanford Report, January 30, 2007

Double Vision
John Radford, MBA 1975
Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal, January 30, 2007

Network Philanthropy
Jeff Skoll, MBA 199; Laura Arrillaga, MBA 1997
Los Angeles Times West Magazine, January 21, 2007

A New Breed of Young Bay Area Philanthropists Redefines the Meaning—and Methods—of Giving
Laura Arrillaga , MBA 1997
San Francisco Chronicle, January 14, 2007

Hot Stuff: A Better Toolbox
Andre Woolery, MBA 2006
San Francisco Chronicle, January 10, 2007

When Buying a Diamond Starts With a Mouse
Mark Vadon, MBA 1997
New York Times, January 7, 2007