MBA Alumni

Transforming air travel for people with disabilities

Published: 22 April 2021

An idea that arose from a nightmarish flight experience for Sandra Gualtieri, founder of Gualtieri Inventions, has blossomed into an innovative new product for people living with disabilities....

MBA alumna named one of Canada’s most powerful women of 2020

Published: 7 December 2020

The Desautels Faculty of Management congratulates Sonya Branco (MBA’06) for being named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women of 2020 in the “C-Suite Executives” category. Released by the...

MBA alumnus Philip Jenkins pays it forward with leadership and diversity scholarship

Published: 18 September 2020

“Talent is equally distributed across the population but unfortunately opportunity is not,” says Phil Jenkins, a McGill Engineering and MBA graduate who established the Philip Earle Jenkins MBA...

Building leaders in sustainability

Published: 14 May 2020

For MBA students at McGill University, sustainability is a crucial ingredient of successful leadership. McGill alumni Justin Park (MBA’18) and Natasha Alani (MBA’17) reflect on how the program’s...

MBA alumnus named Canadian CFO of the Year

Published: 26 March 2020

McGill MBA alumnus Nadeem Velani (MBA’98) has been named Canada's CFO Of The Year™ for 2020. Velani has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of railway company Canadian...

The workplace has changed, and will continue to: Samer Saab

Published: 26 July 2022

Leaders should spend less time worrying about people who leave, and more time celebrating those that stay, according to Samer Saab (BEng’93, MBA’96), the CEO of Explorance, a leading experience...

Go green, not paperless

Published: 6 September 2019

Renée Yardley (MBA’97) shares her perspective on promoting innovation and sustainability in the pulp and paper industry. She currently serves as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for...

A glowing victory at HEC case competition

Published: 21 September 2018

MONTREAL, Quebec. On the evening of the HEC Social Business Creation competition, McGill start-up Kajou delivered, coming home with the First place prize of $15,000 for their business venture....

Canada: An appealing option for MBA grads

Published: 13 September 2018

With a relaxed visa regime and strong job market, Canada has emerged as an excellent option for many prospective MBA students. Adam Halpert (MBA’10), Associate Director of MBA Career Services,...


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