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Posted by: on September 30, 2019

Get to know Catherine Perry, MBA 2019-20

Tell us about yourself: I’m a Geoscientist with a love for travel, nature and outdoor activities. I love hiking, camping, photography, wildlife, and astronomy. My ultimate goal in life is to retire to a log cabin where I can see the Aurora Borealis every night. Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: Oil & Gas, Mining Sector/Industry […]

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Posted by: on September 19, 2019

Extract the Eternal from the Ephemeral

As my year in Oxford pursuing an MBA draws to a close, I am reminded of the words by Charles Baudelaire to “extract the eternal from the ephemeral.” It’s a finite year in Oxford at SBS, and everyone knows it coming in. Some lament that is only one year early on, instantly finding that they […]

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Posted by: on September 13, 2019

Get to know Bojian Sun, MBA 2019-20

Tell us about yourself: Economist by training, former economic consultant by profession, and lifelong problem solver. I believe with great power comes great responsibilities. I hope an Oxford MBA can equip me with the skillset to make a bigger impact in the business world without losing sight of the critical challenges the world currently faces. […]

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Posted by: on September 11, 2019

A Story of a Healthcare Start-up: Lessons in Entrepreneurship

For the past year at Oxford has been a formative and amazing experience, filled with tremendous opportunities for growth and development. I wanted share a few reflections from our Entrepreneurship Project, where our team worked with Saïd Business School mentors and surgeons at the Cleveland Clinic to develop a start-up company, Trinity Analytics, which specialises […]

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Posted by: on September 10, 2019

Get to know Jim Sheppard, MBA 2019-20

Tell us about yourself: I started my professional career as a commodity trader. After realising my true passion for technology, I began working in the tech industry. After some time in Silicon Valley with PayPal, this Chicago native returned to grow with a hometown start-up. An ambition to complete an MBA and an interest in […]

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Posted by: on September 4, 2019

3 things I learned interning at a purpose consultancy

In all honesty, I never thought I’d work at a consultancy. I tend to be more of an introvert, and while I’ve worked in sales and marketing (and loved it), I shied away from consulting because I believed it was “for extroverts”. Well, that’s not true at all (see this Fast Company article if you […]

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Posted by: on September 3, 2019

Get to know Cynthia Hass, MBA 2019-20

Tell us about yourself: I am an entrepreneur at heart, passionate about media. Having traveled and worked in over 34 countries,  I’m excited to be at Oxford, my dream school. Prior to Oxford I ran two media companies and a digital agency focused on social good. I hold a B.A. from Boston University. Sector/Industry you […]

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Posted by: on August 29, 2019

Get to know Gabriel Fernandez, MBA 2019-20

Tell us about yourself: The son of a Peruvian immigrant and a globetrotting American, I have travelled to South America and abroad extensively, and have lived in Washington, D.C. and Boston. My professional career has focused on the economics of health care and pharmaceutical products. Love running, ultimate frisbee, good beer, and my vinyl records. […]

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Posted by: on August 22, 2019

Get to know Tyler Reinmund, MBA 2019-20

Tell us about yourself: I am interested in how businesses can drive the development of socially-responsible technology and believe that meditation, reflection, and collaboration will serve as the foundation supporting the solution. I live my life with the understanding that the lens through which I view the world is just one of limitless perspectives. Sector/Industry […]

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Posted by: on August 21, 2019

Final reflections and advice to the Class of 2020

As I am submitting my last MBA assignment and the British summer is in full swing, here are a few reflections on the year. A few of the key things I’ve learned this year: It is all about choices – you cannot do everything during the MBA and for sure cannot do everything well, so […]

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