Alumni Stories

Find out what our alumni have done with the skills they learnt at IMD and the impact the program has had on them.

Quah Ley Hoon, MBA 2010
An outline on how the pandemic has forced a focus on the difficult balancing act between public health risk and business continuity
Haichen Liu, MBA 2020
For Haichen, being part of the “COVID cohort” provided a steep immersive learning curve in challenge, adaptation and resilience.
Adam Craker, MBA 1996
Craker describes how his IMD MBA "sowed the seed about business having to be a force for good"
Tony & Laudie Jamous, MBA 2009 & 2020
Sustainability is set firmly at the heart of the personal and professional endeavors of Tony and Laudie
Omar Molato, MBA 2010
"As many teams return to remote working, it is important to explore creative ways to build relationships and learn the value of healthy communication"
Aurore Amaudruz, MBA 2020
After graduation, Aurore took a lead role in accelerating renewable energy business
Schuyler Weiss, MBA 2017
Building a fully licensed digital bank in Switzerland to provide banking, wealth management and investment products via its app
Roy Rong, MBA 2018
The former Harvard Medical School Research Fellow spoke to IMD about his career transition from clinic to corporation
Søren Skou, MBA 1997
Leader of the world’s largest container shipping group predicts that trade will recover quickly post-COVID
MBA 2001 & 2013 Partnership
Joaquín Camacho Calderón and Peter Antolik, founders of KC Impact
Andrea Teja, MBA 2019
Recent IMD MBA graduate launches platform to ease career transitions for members of the armed forces
Gord Ray, MBA 2002
A conversation between IMD MBA Dean Seán Meehan and Gord Ray, Brand Development Lead EMEA at Instagram
Serena Shamash, MBA 2007
Years of travelling led Serena to create a restaurant business whose eateries offer dishes from around the world
François Gabella, MBA 1982
François still approaches business challenges using skills he learned during his MBA program
Ian Stewart, MBA 1987
IMD caught up with alumni at the recent All MBA Reunion to discuss the impact of their MBA
Deepak Tewari, MBA 2007
"The MBA gave me the confidence to take on challenging roles and follow my gut"
Anca Burca, MBA 2015
IMD caught up with Anca, and her focus on Digital & Business Strategy Transformation
Joanne Holland, MBA 1996
IMD caught up with alumni at the recent All MBA Reunion to discuss the impact of their MBA
Zina Sanyoura, MBA 2008
IMD caught up with alumni at the recent All MBA Reunion to discuss the impact of their MBA
Bryan Hassin, MBA 2008
IMD caught up with alumni at the recent All MBA Reunion to discuss the impact of their MBA
Richard Slovenski, MBA 1999
IMD caught up with alumni at the recent All MBA Reunion to discuss the impact of their MBA
John Gallagher, MBA 1976
John shares why IMD is special and why his daughter, Candice, followed in his footsteps in 2018
Diego Barreto, MBA 2014
“IMD turns knowledge into wisdom,” says Baretto
The first IMD MBA 1990
Prominent alumni revisit their experience of a lifetime after the merger of IMI and IMEDE
Woods Staton, MBA 1976
The Arcos Dorados CEO emphasizes the importance of his IMD MBA
James Breiding, MBA 1984
Author James Breiding reflects on his accomplishments and the pivotal moments of his career
Dan Perpich, MBA 2013
How Dan Perpich planted IMD MBA knowledge in Alaska and transitioned to civilian life after the army
Bea Knecht, MBA 1995
Alumna Bea Knecht explains how the “pressure cooker” conditions during her MBA at IMD prepared her for real life challenges

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