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EMBA alumna promoted to Senior Vice President role at Autodesk

After two decades at Autodesk, Diana Colella (EMBA’11) has risen through the ranks to become the new Senior Vice President of Autodesk’s Media & Entertainment vertical solutions group, which oversees the collection of tools that video game developers and film and television producers use for visual effects, simulations, and rendering.

Published: 13 Jan 2021

MBA alumna drives advancement in virus research

In his regular Forbes column, Professor Karl Moore profiles Inez Jabalpurwala (BA’89, MA’91, MBA’01), global director of the Viral Neuro Exploration, known as “VINEx,” a private initiative that studies the ways in which viruses affect the central nervous system.

Published: 20 Nov 2020

MMF students tackle Deloitte Synergy Challenge

McGill Master of Management in Finance (MMF) students competed in the Deloitte MMF Synergy Challenge on October 30. Three teams went head to head in the finals on November 2, with students Katerina Paraschis, Dakota Zaharichuk, Marc-Olivier Lê and Haiwen Luo presenting the winning case.

Published: 5 Nov 2020

Sid Lee CEO Bertrand Cesvet is proud to be made by McGill

For Bertrand Cesvet, CEO and Senior Partner at leading creative agency Sid Lee, his connection to McGill runs deep. In an article for McGill Giving, Cesvet (BA’86; MBA’88; DLitt’16) reflects on his journey with McGill, beginning in his undergraduate degree and culminating in the recent Made by McGill campaign video.

Published: 13 Jan 2020

Diverse teams drive innovation

Professor Karl Moore interviews Edelman executive Ève Laurier (EMBA’11) about the lessons learned during her participation in the 2018-2019 International Women’s Forum Fellows Program. Ms. Laurier joined 35 other elite female executives from around the world for a leadership training experience that includes education modules at Harvard Business School and INSEAD.

Published: 6 Sep 2019

Andy Nulman on embracing the unknown

Andy Nulman (BCom’83), Desautels Global Expert and Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Play the Future, dishes on what he’s learned from welcoming risk and taking on the supposed impossible.

Published: 1 Aug 2019

A secret antidote to managerial favoritism

A recent blog post by Steven Kramer (BCom’97), CEO at WorkJam, explores how technology can be leveraged to avoid the pitfalls of managerial favoritism in the workplace. The benefits of doing so would be manifold, including improved employee engagement and retention, according to Kramer.

Published: 9 Jul 2019

Welcoming new Desautels Global Experts

The Desautels Faculty of Management is delighted to welcome three accomplished business leaders who will join its Desautels Global Experts group: Ken Brooks, Senior Vice President (Partner) Transaction Advisory Services – Lead Advisory (M&A) at EY; Jason Chrein, Managing Director, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank; Paul Sturgess, Vice President, Strategy & Business Architecture at the Royal Bank of Canada.

Published: 3 Jul 2019

Introducing the new Desautels Global Experts

The Desautels Faculty of Management welcomes the following business leaders to its esteemed group of Desautels Global Experts (DGE): Diana Colella (EMBA’11), VP of Business Strategy & Marketing at Autodesk; Tanya Ezekiel (BCom’94), CEO of Conductive; Salv

Published: 4 Jun 2019

Recapping the Inaugural MMF New York Trip

In November 2018, students enrolled in the Masters of Management in Finance (MMF) program travelled to New York City to witness firsthand how today’s financial sector operates in a booming metropolis.

Over the span of two days and thanks to McGill’s extensive alumni network, students met with 12 distinct financial organizations that operate across a variety of areas, such as asset management, real estate, risk management, and private equity.

Published: 25 Jan 2019

Why we should all embrace a worldly mindset

In conversation with Professor Karl Moore, Chairman of Global Investment Banking at Deutsche Bank and Desautels International Advisory Board member Mark Hantho (BCom'81) shares insights into the fast-paced evolutions of the finance industry, why a global mindset is essential and his views on China as an economic partner.

Published: 21 Nov 2018

Journeying through a global career and life

In conversation with Professor Karl Moore, Chairman of Global Investment Banking at Deutsche Bank and Desautels International Advisory Board member Mark Hantho (BCom'81) shares insights into the fast-paced evolutions of the finance industry, why a global mindset is essential and his views on China as an economic partner.

Published: 24 Oct 2018

A year of impact

The 2017 Desautels Impact Report is now available online.

As its name suggests, the annual Impact Report reflects on the strides that the Faculty has made in its four strategic priorities over the year and celebrates the achievements of its community members.

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Published: 30 May 2018

eXplorance recognized for innovative company culture

eXplorance, led by Desautels Global Expert Samer Saab (BEng'93, MBA'96), is ranked in the top ten on the Great Place to Work Institute’s Canadian list, making it the first ranked organization from the province of Quebec.

“Our ‘policy of none’ encourages individual free-will that fuels our growth and business performance,” says Samer Saab, CEO of eXplorance.

Published: 1 May 2018

Ashesh Mukherjee discusses “The Internet Trap” with Bertrand Cesvet, CEO of Sid Lee

April 4, 2018 marked the launch of Professor Ashesh Mukherjee’s latest book, The Internet Trap: Five Costs of Living Online, in which he uses the latest research in consumer psychology to highlight the five hidden costs of living online: too many temptations, too much information, too much customization, too many comparisons, and too little privacy.

Published: 19 Apr 2018

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