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Ben Plomion talks startups, skateboards, and Donald Trump

Published: 29Sep2017

­­­­­­­­­­For French native Ben Plomion (MBA’07), his early teenage years consisted of skateboards, Nirvana, and an unshakable dream of relocating to the U.S. After completing his studies in Canada...

Crickets: a healthy food choice that’s tasty too

Published: 16Oct2017

Mohammed Ashour (MBA'14) and the Aspire Group have come a long way since winning the Hult Prize in 2013 for their vision of creating a high-tech cricket farm to produce foods for human consumption....

Armstrong Building opens to students

Published: 12Jan2018

Our new MBA & Masters building is named for Professor Donald E. Armstrong, PhD’54 (1925-2011)....

Future food now: how insects will solve world hunger

Published: 7Apr2017

In an interview on Fox Business Network, Aspire CEO Mohammed Ashour (MBA'14) makes the case for eating bugs as a way to meet the world’s growing protein requirements. His company, the Aspire Group,...

Desautels alumna and former Ericsson exec joins Verizon as CSO

Published: 20Sep2017

Light Reading reports that after leaving her position as Head of Ericsson North America, Rima Qureshi (BCom’87, MBA’96) has been hired as Verizon’s new Chief Strategy Officer. She will be working...

Desautels alumnus appointed to board at Rideau

Published: 7Jul2017

Lester Fernandes (MBA’82) has been appointed to lead the audit committee of Montreal-based human-capital manager Rideau Recognition Solutions. The company is in full-on expansion mode; according to...

Desautels alumnus to bring video hockey analysis to soccer

Published: 8Sep2017

Craig Buntin (MBA’13) is a Desautels alumnus, a former figure skating champion, and the CEO of hockey analysis company Sportlogiq. The company’s software uses video and machine learning to track...

McGill at the World Economic Forum 2018

Published: 24Jan2018

McGill is participating in the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. McGill is, once again, the sole Canadian member of the Global University Leaders Forum....

Change is in the air for European EMBAs

Published: 2Aug2017

A recent piece in Poets & Quants for Execs looks at how EMBAs are at a crossroads: As companies are less willing to invest in an EMBA for an employee’s advancement, those execs are looking more...

A new role for Desautels alumna, Rima Qureshi

Published: 1Nov2017

Rima Qureshi (BCom’87, MBA’96), former president and CEO of Ericsson North America, has been named executive vice president and chief strategy officer for Verizon Communications Inc., effective...

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