Goizueta in the News: April 28, 2011

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American Banking and Market News: Kajeet Welcomes Michael Flood as VP of Education Markets
“A leader in K-12 and higher education technology, [Goizuta alum Michael] Flood will use his extensive experience in education technology and telecommunications enterprises to introduce Kajeet for Education’s suite of mobile learning solutions to schools, school districts, parents and students.”

Bloomberg: Facebook Drives SecondMarket Broking $1 Billion Private Shares
“Today, [Goizueta alum Barry] Silbert, 34, is the best-known player in a sizzling market: the trading of shares of private, venture-backed social-media companies such as Facebook Inc., LinkedIn Corp. and Twitter Inc. As chief executive officer of New York-based SecondMarket Holdings Inc., he is building the go-to forum for trading these boldfaced shares, some of whose prices more than doubled in the 12 months ended in mid-April.”

Financial Times: 10 Question: Danielle Miller

“Danielle Miller is an MBA student of Goizueta Business School at Emory University in the US. She is also managing director of Goizueta Marketing Strategy Consultancy, which places MBA students from Goizueta with organizations to help with marketing issues.”

The Emory Wheel: Campus Video Gamers Respond to the ‘Call of Dooley’
“Goizueta Business School sophomore Ryan Singer has a dream. A wonderful dream, filled with sticky grenades and multi-kills. Singer and his friends, College sophomores Scott Kaston and Matt Birnbaum, are the co-founders of a new club on campus. The name of the club? ‘Call of Dooley.’”

China Business Blog: Acer Appoints New President
“Taiwan-based PC maker Acer has appointed Jim Wong, former president for Acer’s IT products group, as its new corporate president. Born in 1958, Wong holds a bachelor degree, majoring in mathematics from Soochow University in Taiwan, and an MBA from Emory University, Georgia, USA.”

Atlanta Journal Constitution: Marketing Reaches Out via Social Media (link unavailable)
“Reggie Bradford knew more than a little about launching and building a business when he founded Vitrue in 2006. The Atlanta company makes software that helps businesses market their products to costumer through social media, especially Facebook.” (click here for re-distribution of article)

Goizueta Newsroom: GMSC Nears Historic Milestone
“Jack McSweeney wanted to make an impact.The MBA student believed his classmates could gain real-world experience through a consulting competition. This, according to McSweeney, would also strengthen ties with Emory’s business school and a growing Atlanta business community.”

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