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UC Berkeley/Haas Alumni Event

Melbourne, Australia
“Du Nord”

Time Out Melbourne
Monday February 8th, 6:00-8:30PM

Wear your Cal colours with pride and connect/re-connect with fellow Haasies (and other UC Berkeley alumni) as we welcome Berkeley Haas Professor Steve Tadelis Down Under!

Prof. Steve Tadelis 

Join your fellow Haas and Berkeley alumni for drinks in Melbourne on Monday February 8th! RSVP: Toby Gardner (MBA ’10) –; 0415 217 410

 6-8.30pm at ‘Du Nord’ – 367 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne CBD



UC Berkeley Alumni Event

Sydney, Australia
The Hero of Waterloo
Wednesday December 16th, 6:00-8:00PM


Wear your Cal colours with pride and connect/re-connect with fellow Haasies (and other UC Berkeley alumni) as we welcome Berkeley Law Professor Charles Weisselberg to Down Under!

Prof. Charles Weisselberg
Prof. Charles Weisselberg

Professor Weisselberg, Associate Dean for Advanced Degree Programs is in Australia to share some of the global engagement activities going on at UC Berkeley and Boalt Law School.

Join your fellow Haas  and Berkeley alumni for drinks in Sydney on Wednesday December 16th! RSVP: Toby Gardner (MBA ’10) –; Ana Penteado (LLM ’97)  –

Wednesday, December 16th 2015, 6-8pm at ‘The Hero of Waterloo’ – 81 Lower Fort Street, Millers Point, Sydney


Berkeley-Haas in Australia

Keep up to date on the latest news of Australian alums. Connect with Berkeley-Haas alumni in Australia and network with other business school alumni groups through social and professional events.

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About Us

Our mission is to create a strong Berkeley-Haas alumni network in Australia while promoting the business school and its principles to the next class of Australian ‘Cal Bears’.

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Australian Representatives 

Toby Gardner, FTMBA 10

Melbourne Regional Representative

UC Berkeley Regional Representative – Australia

                Toby Gardner, FTMBA ’10                 

Carol Upton, FTMBA 83

Sydney Regional Representative

Carol Upton, FTMBA ’83

Berkeley-Haas News

Blank, Chesbrough and Hansen
Three Berkeley-Haas leaders have made the 2015 Thinkers50 global ranking of management pioneers: Lecturer Steve Blank, (#20), Adj. Prof. Henry Chesbrough, (#24) and Affiliated Prof. Morten Hansen (#34). Blank, who is credited with launching the Lean Startup Movement, debuted on the list this year. Chesbrough has made the list four [...]
Thu, Nov 12, 2015
Source: Berkeley-Haas News
Professor Annette Vissing-Jorgensen has won the Swiss Finance Institute's Outstanding Paper Award for a study on how government debt crowds out financial sector short-term debt, the institute announced today. She shares the prize with her co-author Professor Arvind Krishnamurthy of Stanford University. The SFI's prize recognizes unpublished research papers expected to [...]
Thu, Nov 12, 2015
Source: Berkeley-Haas News
Joseph Jimenez
Joseph Jimenez, MBA 84, the CEO of Novartis AG who has positioned the company to anticipate future health care trends and to make momentous strides against various forms of cancer, will be honored as Business Leader of the Year at the 14th Annual Haas Gala on November 13. The award recognizes [...]
Tue, Nov 10, 2015
Source: Berkeley-Haas News
When Barracuda Network's stock price tumbled almost 35 percent in one day last September, a new system developed by Berkeley-Haas researchers had already flagged the signs that led to the fall. The new crash-risk system, based on a study of 14 years of stock data, aims to help investors actively avoid [...]
Tue, Nov 10, 2015
Source: Berkeley-Haas News
The success of online networking sites such as LinkedIn illustrates the popularity of building a wide-ranging contact list. Yet when it comes to raising one's profile within the workplace, female employees stand much to gain from formal, face-to-face mentoring programs, according to a new study. In the paper, "Network Intervention: A [...]
Tue, Nov 10, 2015
Source: Berkeley-Haas News
In the late 1990s, investor emotion played a significant role in inflating the dot-com bubble, and ultimately, making a lot of people rich. Emotional excitement not only creates stock market bubbles, but research shows that the frenzy actually causes them to grow. For the study's experiment, participants' emotions were stimulated by [...]
Tue, Nov 10, 2015
Source: Berkeley-Haas News
Mon., Nov. 23The Westin St. FrancisSan FranciscoRegister here Monday, November 9, 2015 - 11:34Link to URL: [...]
Mon, Nov 09, 2015
Source: Berkeley-Haas News
The Berkeley-Haas Center for Responsible Business has awarded its 2015 Moskowitz Prize to a paper by University of Geneva Asst. Prof. Philipp Krüger that found the stock market values companies that are mandated to report greenhouse gas emissions and that these effects appear to be strongest in carbon-intensive industries. Krüger, (pictured), [...]
Thu, Nov 05, 2015
Source: Berkeley-Haas News
Research from Asst. Prof. Brett Green of the Haas Finance Group cited in the NYT's article found that an average power hitter on a hot streak is about as likely to hit a home run in his next at-bat as a good power hitter. Source: New York TimesSource URL: [...]
Thu, Nov 05, 2015
Source: Berkeley-Haas News
Outdoor clothing retailer Patagonia, footwear company TOMS, and organic yogurt maker Stonyfield Farm are among an emerging new class of “hybrid” companies that pursue social missions while relying on a commercial business model.Although these hybrids bear strong promise, they are also fragile organizations that walk a fine line between achieving [...]
Wed, Jul 01, 2015
Source: Berkeley-Haas News

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