Notable Alumni

Zhu Shen’s Journey: How recovery from loss transformed her life

An unlikely journey from biotech scientist to documentary filmmaker Those who remember reading about Zhu Shen, MBA ’98, in this magazine in 2008-09 may recall a radiant, confident young woman […]

An urban farmer aims to address food insecurity

Harlan Blynn, MBA ’10 Last year, Harlan Blynn was reorganizing papers in the office of his Denver-based consulting firm, Certain Rivers Strategic Marketing Services, when he stumbled across his Johnson […]

Profile in Leadership: Meredith Amdur, MBA ’03, CEO of Rhetorik Solutions

Making data smarter, from the UK’s “silicon suburb” and beyond Meredith Amdur isn’t very often at a loss for words. But ask her what she’s passionate about in her career, […]

Setting the Standard in Animal Welfare

Janet Helms ’88, MBA ’07 Some people count sheep to fall asleep at night. As the national director of the American Humane Farm Program, Janet Helms goes to bed each […]

Finding Common Ground in Public Service

Scott J. Cameron, MBA ’79 Scott Cameron is drawing on four decades of experience in public and private natural resource, energy, and environment management — and his proficiency in building […]

A Grateful Leader Gives Back

Amane Nakashima, MBA ’89 Amane Nakashima remembers feeling shocked when he arrived at Johnson and began taking classes in the summer of 1987, after spending five years working at the […]

Profile in Leadership Paul Kavuma, MBA ’93, Founder and CEO of Catalyst Principal Partners

A catalyst for regional champions in East Africa When terrorists attacked the high-end Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, in September 2013, businessman Chris Getonga was just driving away. He had […]

Be My Guest

Jaydeep “Jay” Anand, MBA ’05 Jay Anand attributes his remarkable record of success in business to a relentless focus on bottom-line results and a commitment to treating every customer as […]

A Voice for Diversity

Sandra Persing, MBA ’10 Sandra Persing fights as a champion for diversity, inclusion, and advancement in the Web developer community. Persing is the senior program manager for developer relations at […]

From Wall Street to Arts Commissioner: A Career in Five Acts

Grace Han Wolf ’86, MBA ’91 Grace Han Wolf’s professional career has included five distinct phases. “I tend to reinvent myself about every decade,” Wolf says. “I tell young people […]