Award Winners

Award Type Class Year Program

Results: 20 of 92 for Distinguished Entrepreneurial Alumni Award Winners

David G. Booth

David G. Booth, ’71

Entrepreneurial Award – 1999

Co-Founder and Co-Chairman

Dimensional Fund Advisors, Inc.

William E. Conway Jr.

William E. Conway Jr., ’74

Entrepreneurial Award – 2007

Co-Founder and Managing Director

The Carlyle Group

Kathryn C. Gould

Kathryn C. Gould, ’78

Entrepreneurial Award – 2005

Co-Founder and General Partner

Foundation Capital

Edward L. Kaplan

Edward L. Kaplan, ’71

Entrepreneurial Award – 1996

Chairman, President, and CEO

Zebra Technologies

Dennis J. Keller

Dennis J. Keller, ’68

Entrepreneurial Award – 1997

Chairman and CEO

DeVry Inc.

Joseph D. Mansueto

Joseph D. Mansueto, AB ’78, MBA ’80

Entrepreneurial Award – 2000


Morningstar, Inc.

Robert C. McCormack

Robert C. McCormack, ’68

Entrepreneurial Award – 2001

Managing Partner

Trident Capital Inc.

Joseph Neubauer

Joseph Neubauer, ’65

Entrepreneurial Award – 2002

Chairman and CEO

ARAMARK Corporation

Ronald Packard

Ronald Packard, ’89

Entrepreneurial Award – 2009

Founder and CEO

K12 Inc.

Michael E. Pape

Michael E. Pape, ’06, (XP-75)

Entrepreneurial Award – 2012


Nymirum, Inc.

Michael P. Polsky

Michael P. Polsky, ’87

Entrepreneurial Award – 2003

President and CEO


Dhiraj Rajaram

Dhiraj Rajaram, ’03

Entrepreneurial Award – 2014


Mu Sigma

Jaithirth Rao

Jaithirth Rao, ’81

Entrepreneurial Award – 2006

Chairman and CEO

Mphasis Corporation

Tandean Rustandy

Tandean Rustandy, ’07 (AXP-6)

Entrepreneurial Award – 2011

Founder and CEO

PT Arwana Citramulia Tbk

T. Russell Shields

T. Russell Shields, AM ’63, MBA ’67

Entrepreneurial Award – 2008

Co-Founder and Chairman

Ygomi LLC

Rex A. Sinquefield

Rex A. Sinquefield, ’72

Entrepreneurial Award – 1999

Co-Founder and Co-Chairman

Dimensional Fund Advisors, Inc.

Richard H. Steiner

Richard H. Steiner, ’70

Entrepreneurial Award – 2004

Theatrical Producer

Joel M. Stern

Joel M. Stern, ’64

Entrepreneurial Award – 1998

Managing Partner and CEO

Stern Stewart & Co.

Mary A. Tolan

Mary A. Tolan, ’92, (XP-61)

Entrepreneurial Award – 2010


Accretive Health

Disclaimer: The information presented in these biographical profiles was accurate in the year in which the award was granted.