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July 17, 2017

DeGroote alumnus Alfredo Tan leads digital transformation at Facebook

Alfredo Tan, MBA ’01, has been a key player at Facebook in countries around the world for nearly a decade.

June 30, 2017

Best of both worlds: DeGroote alumnus excels at Big Four accounting firm in hometown

Stoney Creek native Paul Ciapanna, B.Com ’11, is a Senior Audit Manager at KPMG LLP Hamilton.

June 21, 2017

City builders: DeGroote alumni leaving their mark on Hamilton’s downtown core

"Our young professional ecosystem is strong, and we have so many leaders that feel empowered," says Tammy Hwang, B.Com. '05.

May 23, 2017

Digital disruptors: DeGroote alumni are shaking up the establishment

No industry is immune to digital transformation. Three DeGroote alumni share insights and experiences from our shifting economic landscape.

March 20, 2017

Our link to the future: How blockchain is transforming the digital space

Anne Connelly, MBA ’10, is passionate about blockchain technology and harnessing its potential to transform lives.

March 17, 2017

Marlie Morrison takes us inside the magical world of Disney

It all started with a mouse! Alumna Marlie Morrison shares her story on travel, passion, and leading a team for Disney.

February 23, 2017

DeGroote alumna is saving the world’s most precious resource, one innovation at a time

Real Tech helps detect contaminants, reduce energy and water consumption, protect public health, and minimize pollution of our waterways.

February 16, 2017

On the cutting edge: DeGroote students learning from tech giant Dyson

In recent years, Dyson has made a habit of hiring students from DeGroote for their business insights, practical skills, and fresh thinking.

January 3, 2017

Law abiding citizen: Tanya Walker is one of Toronto’s top litigators

Alumna Tanya Walker wanted to become a successful Bay Street lawyer. She knew a DeGroote Commerce degree would help get her there.

October 12, 2016

Mac grad launches scholarships for new Integrated Business and Humanities program

Wall Street investment banker Kevin Lockhart's $300,000 donation will establish the Kevin A. Lockhart Family Scholarship Fund.

September 6, 2016

Peerless: Trisura co-founder Robert Taylor reflects on ambitious career

Taylor, 70, earned his MBA from McMaster in 1976. "It's amazing what happens if you have a vision," he says.

July 11, 2016

From Ghana to DeGroote: Roger Brown on the value of enhancing student life

Brown, now a successful Relationship Manager at Scotiabank in Toronto, contributes annually to the DeGroote Experience Fund.