Salamander INSEAD Alumni Magazine

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Dean’s Editorial: Why connections matter

Dear alumni,<p>It’s well-known that we’re living in an increasingly connected world. The rise and rapid adoption of social media, the Internet of …

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Innovating without fear

<i>By treating setbacks and mistakes as opportunities for innovation, Cimpress founder and CEO Robert Keane transformed a fledgling start-up into a $2</i> …

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Bezos vs. Gates

Jeff Bezos Photo Credit Steve Jurvetson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/44124348109@N01/5129286606) This work is licensed under a Creative Commons …

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Fuelling the Annual Fund

<b>Emma Goltz</b>, MBA’98J, became Chair of the INSEAD Alumni Fund (IAF) in January 2017, taking over the reins from Leonidas Los MBA’75. We caught up with …

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INSEAD Alumni Vision 2020

Authors: and .<p><b>Stronger than ever</b> <i><br>With a new partnership agreement, INSEAD and the INSEAD Alumni Association affirm their continued collaboration in</i> …

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Investing in Africa

Authors: and .<p><i>INSEAD is making a concerted effort to help more talented men and women from Africa reach their leadership potential</i><p>When it comes to …

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The four-week programme that lasts a lifetime

“A Georgian, a Finn, a Swiss, an Englishman and a Dutchman… sounds like the beginning of a joke, doesn’t it?” says <b>Jaap Scheele AMP’01</b>. But, in fact, …

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Executive Education & Lifelong Learning for Alumni

As one of the largest providers of Executive Education, INSEAD’s programmes for executives are tailored to assist you with your lifelong professional …

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IPEC, a global INSEAD ambassador

With origins dating back the early 90’s the INSEAD Private Equity Club (IPEC) is represented by both an Alumni Club and Student Club dedicated to the …

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Dean’s Editorial: Business as a force for good

Dear alumni,<p>In the years following World War II, venture capitalist Georges Doriot believed that the world needed a new kind of educational …

Lucy Quist’s African Quest

Lucy Quist, MBA’05J<p>Business leader and role model, Lucy Quist, CEO of Airtel Ghana, is creating headlines throughout the world. We pick up her story… …

A case powerhouse

<i>INSEAD is behind some of the most-read and most-awarded business cases in the world</i><p>Case studies are a given in any business school. Indeed, the case …

A gift for future generations

Lionel Sauvage, MBA’87J<p><i>Lionel Sauvage has made a $5.5 million endowed pledge to INSEAD for a specific reason: to change the world</i><p>On the subject of …

INSEAD making a splash as a force for good

The sleet falling on the ground of a charity a few miles from INSEAD’s Fontainebleau campus has sent most people indoors for the day. Only a group of …

How giving today can bring change tomorrow?

Left to right: Joseph Tanbuntiong, Washington SyCip, Ilian Mihov, Leo Cloma and Fernando Zóbel de Ayala.<p><i>The launch of a new fundraising initiative</i> …

Putting people to the test  

<i>Human behaviour is under the microscope at the INSEAD-Sorbonne University Behavioural Lab</i><p>In the heart of the Latin Quarter in Paris, right behind a …

INSEAD Alumni Association South Africa – a success story

The story of the INSEAD Alumni Association South Africa (IAASA) is a good example of how, through dedication and vision, an Association with low …

Championing the spirit of INSEAD around the world!

<i>The story of the Salamander Challenge & Giving Day</i><p>The INSEAD community may be the most diverse of its peers, but if there is one common thread that …

Global Clubs: Strengthening the bonds between alumni

The INSEAD Global Network comprises all the National Alumni Associations (NAA), the National Alumni Clubs and the Global Interest Clubs.<p>There are …

Iberian weekend in Oporto

From 24 to 26 March 2017, Oporto, the business capital of the north of Portugal, provided the stage for a very special INSEAD Alumni event.<p>For the …

Dean’s Editorial: The pursuit of excellence

INSEAD received wonderful news last week: for the second year in a row, the <i>Financial Times</i> has ranked our MBA programme #1 in the world.<p>As we …

The cost of wealth inequality

<i>A new centre at INSEAD aims to study the causes and consequences of wealth inequality on a global scale</i><p>Of all the issues facing the world today, …

Introducing the new MBA curriculum

To strengthen INSEAD’s mission to develop outstanding business leaders, we constantly review the content of our programmes. After an extensive …

A disruptor at work

<i>Kirk Krappe has transformed the enterprise software world with Apttus, a category-defining company with an estimated value of $1.5 billion</i><p>Long before …

Championing a cause for good

In December 2016, after six years in the role, Leonidas Los MBA’75 completed his term as Chair of the INSEAD Alumni Fund (IAF). He was succeeded by …

A Cure for India’s Ambulance Illness

<i>Is success in business compatible with social good? Of course. In fact success is imperative, say the co-founders of StanPlus, an INSEAD startup that</i> …

Meet the professor of extreme operations

Assistant Professor Andre Calmon is one of INSEAD’s rising stars. His research focuses on the hot topic of the social and environmental impact of …

PhD Programme Punches above its Weight

<b>“</b>For us to be at the forefront of education we also have to be at the forefront of research.”<p><i>INSEAD’s PhD programme in Management is ranked as one of</i> …

Association in the spotlight – Hong Kong

The INSEAD alumni community is one of the most diverse networks in Hong Kong. Comprised of over 800 alumni and 46 nationalities, our community is …