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Mary Lou Maher
April 25, 2019

Small-town roots, big-city dreams: Mary Lou Maher receives Wayne C. Fox Distinguished Alumni Award

Coming out as a gay woman was an important step along her path to becoming a leader in fostering inclusion and diversity at KPMG.

Sarah Casanova
April 24, 2019

A lifetime of excellence: McMaster honours global business leaders Sarah Casanova, Mary Lou Maher, Mark John Stewart

It's going to be a year to remember for three distinguished business alumni.

Man working at a table with a brown box
April 18, 2019

Using big data to streamline big shipments: Smart Freight Centre launches in Region of Peel, with McMaster as partner

Trucking activity alone accounts for approximately $1.8 billion worth of goods moving daily to, from, and through the Region of Peel.

EMBA Class in Silicon Valley
April 15, 2019

In photos: EMBA candidate Elaine De Marzo-Robins reflects on Silicon Valley experience

Elaine De Marzo-Robins: "We had an amazing opportunity to meet with leaders from companies such as NVIDIA, Apple, and Macromedia."

Imran Gulamhuseinwala
April 1, 2019

In photos: Open banking expert Imran Gulamhuseinwala tackles the future of fintech at Insight Lecture

The sold-out event was supported with a philanthropic gift from Adam Felesky, BA & BEng '99, President of Portag3 Ventures.

Greg McQueen
March 28, 2019

Health Leadership Academy welcomes Greg McQueen as Acting Co-Director

McQueen has provided senior leadership at several medical schools and health science centres across North America.

Red Wilson
March 19, 2019

Imagining and Navigating the Future: DeGroote’s strategic foresight courses will help students prepare for the unknown

Lynton "Red" Wilson: "The implications of rapid, disruptive change are fast becoming a significant challenge."

Teal McAteer
March 13, 2019

Slow down to speed up: Leading from the inside out with career development expert Teal McAteer

The next DeGroote Women’s Spotlight Series event is taking place at the Ron Joyce Centre in Burlington on Wednesday, April 17.

iPad showing charts
March 11, 2019

Felesky and Pitts: Solving Canada’s fintech talent gap

Financial technology is the next great disruptor in the global economy, and yet Canada’s fintech enterprises face a distressing talent gap.

Emad at IBH Launch
March 4, 2019

Responsible leadership: Emad Mohammad on how to succeed in business while making a difference

"Employers want business graduates who also have the ability to think critically, communicate, show emotional intelligence," Mohammad says.

Woman sitting in office
March 1, 2019

Sitting is the new smoking: Using design thinking to tackle a public health challenge

Students from McMaster's Innovation by Design (IBD) course recently shared their experiences tackling the "epidemic" of sitting.

Attendees posing with signs
February 27, 2019

“AI and the wave of mass innovation”: Canada’s Next Top Ad Exec partners with Microsoft

Microsoft Canada has partnered with the DeGroote School of Business for the 13th season of Canada's Next Top Ad Exec.