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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 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.

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.

March 29, 2016

Top 3 Tips for becoming executive ready

Realizing your goal of attaining an executive level position is possible. It all starts with believing in yourself.

March 24, 2016

Navigating the digital battlefield with Massoud Abbasi

A three-time McMaster alumnus, Abbasi is the US-Canada Sales and Strategy Executive at Cohere Communications, based in New York City.

March 21, 2016

Niagara EMS Deputy Chief praises DeGroote’s MHM program

The skills Rick Ferron acquired through the Master of Health Management program significantly contributed to his career advancement.