Network: Colleen Pritchett on how visionary leadership forms the future

Colleen Pritchett

The Jetsons have nothing on Colleen Pritchett 02MBA. Pritchett, who lives in the San Francisco Bay area, became president of Aerospace, Americas for Hexcel in 2018, an advanced composite materials company that makes products for the aerospace and industrial markets. “Our materials go on all the commercial airline planes,...

Network: Sean Mahoney on bringing the business of the moon into focus

Sean Mahoney

Ten years ago, Sean Mahoney 06MBA started his journey to the moon by way of Masten Space Systems, a company that had just won first place in the Lunar Lander Challenge X Prize, a NASA Centennial Challenge. Since joining, Mahoney has been on a mission to create a...

Network: AJ Steigman on the key moves to spotting opportunity

AJ Steigman

Whether it’s a game of chess or life in general, every move you make has consequences. Just ask AJ Steigman 08BBA. Chess master at the age of 13, Steigman ranked first in the U.S. in his age cohort for eight years in a row. He says that his ability...

Knowledge Creation

Goizueta faculty, using rigorous methodologies, focus on researching important problems that affect the practice of business. The following is a sample of recently created new knowledge. To learn more, please visit goizueta.emory.edu/faculty. Do we dismiss bad news because we know better? Diwas KC No one likes...

Scholar spotlight: Tarun Chordia

Tarun Chordia

Tarun Chordia is fascinated by asset pricing and the mechanisms that undergird it. Pricing, he says, is absolutely fundamental to how capitalist economies function. However, the pricing of securities—be they bonds, stocks, commodities or other assets—can be as perplexing as it is critical. Not least because the basic...

Coffee with… Melissa Williams

Melissa Williams

As a teenager growing up in Phoenix, Arizona, Melissa Williams can remember wanting to understand why people do what they do. She was constantly observing others and wondering, “Why did that person say one thing when they really meant something else?” In high school, she remembers questioning students’ social allegiances, seating preferences...

Coffee with… Danielle Rubenstein

Danielle Rubenstein

If you haven’t yet met Danielle Rubenstein, you should. In short, she’s delightful. She’s exactly who you hope to meet when you need guidance on big decisions—like your career options. For many years, Rubenstein has sat at the head of alumni career relations, guiding former students through career transitions and helping to...

Sheth awards reach the big 100

Sheth Awards

The annual Sheth Awards surpassed a major milestone this year, reaching 100 recipients since the award’s inception in 2006. The awards, sponsored by Professor Jagdish Sheth and his wife, Madhuri, are given each year to Goizueta PhD students who pass their comprehensive exams or papers, typically in their second summer in the program. It’s a time when...

Leadership awards announced

Major Jason “J” Waidzulis 20MBA and Michael Battat 20BBA The winners of this year’s Roberto C. Goizueta Award for Leadership are Michael Battat 20BBA and Major Jason “J” Waidzulis 20MBA. Nominated by a member of the Goizueta community (faculty, staff or a fellow student), the award recognizes one graduating BBA...

Indian government honors Sheth

Jagdish Sheth

Jagdish Sheth Professor Jagdish Sheth, Charles H. Kellstadt Chair in Marketing, is going to need more space in his award case. Over the more than five decades of his distinguished career, he’s been named Marketing Educator of the Year twice, given the Viktor Mataja Medal from the Austrian Research Society in Vienna and...