Notable Alumni

Profiles in Leadership
Profile in Leadership: George Gellert ’60, MBA ’62, JD ’63
Profile in Leadership: George Gellert ’60, MBA ’62, JD ’63

Bringing a “Benevolent Competitiveness” to Family Business

Creating Successful High-Tech Startups in Ithaca
Creating Successful High-Tech Startups in Ithaca

Greg Galvin understood the intricacies of physics and electrical engineering but didn't want to spend his days in a lab.

An Able Navigator
An Able Navigator

Demir Sabanci, MBA '99, President, chairman, and founder, Sedes Holding, and president and CEO of Sedesco Inc


Alumni Profiles
The chief marketing mind behind Topo Chico’s success
The chief marketing mind behind Topo Chico’s success

Gerardo Galvan, Executive MBA Americas ’18 

Embracing a Passion for Travel
Embracing a Passion for Travel

Rebecca Robinson ’07, MBA ’15


Prominent Alumni
Kyung-Bae Suh, MBA '87
Kyung-Bae Suh, MBA '87

President and CEO, AmorePacific Corp.

Irene Rosenfeld, '75, MS '77, PhD '80
Irene Rosenfeld, '75, MS '77, PhD '80

CEO, Mondelēz International


Other Johnson Alumni

  • Michael Chen, MBA '85, President, Strategic Initiatives Group, NBC
  • John R. Clark Sr., MBA '72, President and CEO, The 4-Clark Management Group, Inc., and former deputy assistant secretary for resource management of the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science
  • Ken Derr '59, MBA '60, retired Chairman and CEO, Chevron Corporation
  • Martha Gallo '79, MBA '81, Executive Vice President, General Auditor, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
  • Byron Grote, MS '76, PhD '81, CFO, BP
  • James N. Hauslein '81, MBA '84, Managing Director of Hauslein & Company, Inc., and Chairman and CEO of Atlas Acquisition Holdings Corp.
  • John Hillen, MBA '04 (E), President, Global Strategies Group, LLC, and former assistant secretary of state for political-military affairs serving the administration of President George W. Bush
  • Mzamo Mangaliso, MBA '84, president and CEO, National Research Foundation of South Africa
  • Mary Meeker, MBA '86, Partner, Kleiner, Perkins Caufield & Byers 
  • James Morgan '60, MBA '63, Former Chairman, Applied Materials Inc. 
  • Roy Park Jr., MBA '63, President and CEO of Park Outdoor Advertising
  • Jeffrey Parker '65, MEng. '66, MBA '70, Managing Director, Parker Family Limited Partnership
  • Wilbur Parker '50, MBA '50, CPA, first black budget director for the city of Newark, first black secretary of Newark's Board of Education, first black student to graduate from Johnson, and former U.S. Army Air Force Tuskegee Airman
  • Arete Passas, MBA '79, President and CEO, Manhattan Toy
  • Rick G. Sherlund '77, MBA '78, Managing Director, Nomura Securities International, Inc.
  • Zhu Shen, MBA '98, Senior Director, Business Development, Immusol, Inc.
  • Warren Staley, MBA '67, retired Chairman and CEO, Cargill Inc.
  • Laura Wilkinson, MBA '85, JD '86, Partner, Weil Gotshal & Manges



Cornell Alumni

  • Ken Blanchard '61, PhD '67, Chief Spiritual Officer of the Ken Blanchard Companies, an international management training and consulting firm, and author of the bestselling book, One Minute Manager
  • Abby Joseph Cohen '73, Senior U.S. Investment Strategist, Goldman Sachs & Co.
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg '54, United States Supreme Court Justice
  • Irwin Mark Jacobs '54, co-founder and chairman, Qualcomm
  • Ratan Tata '62, Chairman, of the Tata Group, a multinational conglomerate based in Mumbai, India