BCom Alumni

Interius Farms reaches new heights in vertical farming

Published: 19Nov2020

Desautels alumni Jonnie Lawson (BCom’20) and Tristan Zeman (BCom’17) are hard at work to make sustainable, year-round produce accessible to Canadians through indoor vertical farms. Over the summer,...

Desautels alumnus David Laidley donates $5 million to create new Laidley Centre for Business Ethics

Published: 4Feb2022

Thanks to alumnus David Laidley (BCom’67), the Desautels Faculty of Management will soon unveil a Laidley Centre for Business Ethics. Endowed by Laidley’s gift of $5 million, the Centre will carve...

Maya Azouri and Jonathan Azouri named to 2023 Forbes 30 under 30

Published: 6Jan2023

Finding available ice time or sports fields to book can be a challenge, but CatchCorner aims to change that. The app, which has been compared to OpenTable for sports facilities by Forbes, allows...

High profile Verizon executive Rima Qureshi maintains strong connection to Desautels

Published: 6Jan2023

Rima Qureshi’s (BCom’87, MBA’96) career has taken her to Stockholm, Dallas and New York, but she retains strong connections to Montreal and McGill. Now the Executive Vice President and Strategy...

2022 Cundill History Prize recognizes the work of Harvard’s Tiya Miles

Published: 6Dec2022

Harvard’s Tiya Miles won the 2022 Cundill History Prize for her book All that she carried: The journey of Ashley’s sack, a Black family keepsake.  The prize was launched by Peter Cundill (BCom’60)...

CFE Honour Roll for GCPA Participant

Published: 30Nov2022

Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting (GCPA) participant Megan Robertson (BCom'21, GCPA'22) has been named to the Honour Roll of the

New Internet Start-Up Hypejar Uses Social Media to Accurately Forecast Demand for Future Products

Published: 11Jul2013

An online social platform that accurately forecasts future sales of new products has won first place at the Desautels Faculty of Management’s entrepreneurial competition, the Dobson Cup....

One last look at 2014: McGill’s year in review

Published: 20Jan2015

From naming Michael A. Meighen as the University’s new Chancellor in January to having two students earning Rhodes Scholarships in December, 2014 was yet another eventful year for McGill. As we...


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