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Meet Our Alumni

 

Backed by award-winning teaching and cutting edge business research, the UBC MBA program delivers an exceptional learning experience. In addition we provide personalized career coaching, deep connections with the business community and a powerful global network. The results? Our students move into game-changing careers and go on to make a real difference. Here are some of their stories.


 

Stephanie ChanExploration inspiration

Stephanie Chan leveraged her enterprising spirit and UBC MBA into an Italian student exchange, a student tour of China, and an international career at Ralph Lauren in Hong Kong.

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Mahesh BhattadA higher state of development

Mahesh came to Sauder to learn from professors active in the world’s most developed capital markets. He returned to India with more advanced career prospects — and purpose.

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The making of an international business leader

Sauder's unique combination of world-class teaching, comprehensive career guidance and opportunities to gain international experience inspired Chaitra Desabhatla to choose a UBC MBA.

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Yan Xu Beyond the ordinary

Yan Xu wanted to break out of the familiar routine of her work in China. What she discovered was an extraordinary international career in Canada — with a little help from Sauder.

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Ashley Armstrong

London calling

Ashley Armstrong transformed a history degree and some seminal work experience into an international career at Accenture in London.

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Rohit KumarCapital ideas

Rohit Kumar’s passion was finance and business. He made it his profession with a UBC MBA — and got a personal transformation along the way.

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Alice Chacon

Cross-border connections

A new city, new country, new network — and new career. Life has changed a great deal for Alice M. Chacon since she plugged into the UBC MBA grid.

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Andrew WatersGame changer

Andrew Waters traded a sports-marketing job in Europe for a shot at a finance career — and a UBC MBA — in Canada. 

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Kim Zatlyn

Going international

Kimberley Zatlyn transitioned from a good career in Canada to a great one overseas with her UBC MBA — earning a prime position with eBay in London, England.

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Sharon Matthews

Driven to learn

After stops in Montreal, Japan, the Asia Pacific — and UBC for her MBA — Sharon Matthews transformed her zeal for knowledge into a lifetime of learning as a consultant at Accenture.

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Lance DexterPower from the people

Whether working in concrete aggregate logistics, mining consulting, or on his UBC MBA, Lance Dexter knows the secret behind a good career is working with good people.

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Sarah Fleming

International. Perspective.

Sarah Fleming wanted to get a greater perspective on her career opportunities — including a taste of international business, right here in Canada. For the bigger picture, she chose a UBC MBA.

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Mayukh DebnathContinental shift

Mayukh Debnath wanted to move his career farther and faster than his engineering degree could take him. So he shifted his sights — and continents — to earn his UBC MBA.

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Steve Lowry

Less work and more Play

Steve Lowry transitioned his career from corporate lawyer into executive at start-up company Play Taxi Media. He may put in many hours, but few feel like work.

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Megan Yamamura

Healthy risk. Happy reward.

With a coveted job in the pharmaceutical business, it would have been easy for Megan Yamamura to rest on her laurels. Instead, she chose to change, to grow, to make her career really Klick.

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Jordan Cash

The Power of Dreams

Day trader. Chimney builder. Business development manager. Jordan Cash had worn many hats in his career, but none that truly fit his boisterous spirit. That is, until he found his passion — and fulfilled his dream — during his UBC MBA.

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gogglesEyeing up the future

Big ideas are excitedly nurtured on the MBA Innovation and Entrepreneurship track at UBC, Vancouver. Comfort zones are replaced with brave new worlds. Breath is held. And all hopes are pinned on a breakthrough.

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George KampsShooting for the stars

Though they may seem galaxies apart, George Kamps shifted his career trajectory from astrophysics to business when he discovered the fascinating world of consulting during his UBC MBA.

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gogglesFostering entrepreneurship in Africa

UBC MBA graduate Martina Valkovicova is passionate about her involvement in the remarkable Africa Initiative that took her and fellow Sauder School of Business students to Kenya on an outreach project in 2011.

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AlenaFashioning a change

“With its special orientation for international students, Sauder’s MBA program really facilitated the integration process, helping us to make friends."

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Building sustainable communities Building sustainable communities

When it comes to a career in business management, how do you measure success? For UBC MBA graduate Chris Hild, the answer is easy. Find something you love to do and make a difference.

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E-Leading the Way E-leading the way

As President and CEO at Small Business Solver Inc, Carla Langhorst has become a leader for other entrepreneurs, providing them with interactive, customized e-learning modules and decision-making tools.

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gogglesMotoring to success

It really does matter what you do. For Bernice Paul, who pursued a UBC MBA, it was worth taking that proverbial leap into the unknown to ensure she found the right livelihood.

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KeithStrategically driven

After working as a political advisor for Irish and EU parliamentary candidates, Keith knew it was time to apply his faculty for strategic thinking to his own career.

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BrookeBrooke Moss | Senior Product Manager | British Columbia Automobile Association

"The program helped me to broaden my horizons and really learn how to assess a business problem with a holistic point of view."

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FernandoFernando Deoud Siqueira | Business Development Manager | AMEC

"Experiencing the diversity of our class with 125 people from all over the world was one of the richest learning opportunities that I’ve had in my life so far."

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KarenKaren Jawl | Jawl Properties Ltd

"I found that using the same analytical approach I used in the cases we covered was helpful when I faced challenges at work."

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AshleyAshley Kerr | Marketing Manager | Subserveo

"The MBA has given me the tools to tackle business challenges, despite the industry, so I’ve been able to consult for a variety of industries since graduation."

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AndrewAndrew Haughian | Partner | Pangaea Ventures

"The most important area of development was confidence in my ability to be successful in almost any role that is interesting and exciting for me."

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