The 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Limitless Inquiry, Courageous Leadership

At Booth, we're known for our relentless curiosity and drive. As individuals, we work tirelessly to make our dreams reality. As a community, we give special recognition to those whose accomplishments best represent the scope of our ambitions.

Since 1972, the Distinguished Alumni Awards have celebrated these outstanding achievements, which this year touch technology, data science, government, and health care.

Meet the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award winners.

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GEORGE CONRADES, '71 (XP-82)

2014 DISTINGUISHED CORPORATE ALUMNI AWARD

Managing the Big Idea

George Conrades, '71 (XP-28), chairman of Akamai Technologies, led the internet company's rise to prominence following his 31-year career at IBM. By Rebecca Rolfes and Judith Crown

 

DHIRAJ RAJARAM, '03

2014 DISTINGUISHED ENTREPRENEURIAL ALUMNI AWARD

Leading the Way in Decision Science

Mu Sigma founder and CEO Dhiraj Rajaram, '03, is helping his Fortune 500 customers use the burgeoning amounts of data available to create what he calls "a better art for solving problems." By Rebecca Rolfes

 

ALFREDO MORENO, '82

2014 Distinguished Public Service/Public Sector Award

Taking Chile to New Heights

As Chile's minister of foreign affairs, Alfredo Moreno, '82, has shaped his nation's foreign and trade policy, driving economic growth. By Rebecca Rolfes

 

AMY LEHMAN, AB '96, MBA '05, MD '05

2014 Distinguished Young Alumni Award

Health Care on a Ship

Amy Lehman, AB '96, MBA '05, MD '05, is on a mission to bring better access to health care to more than three million people living along a remote, landlocked lake in central Africa—by building a floating clinic. She is founder and president of Lake Tanganyika Floating Health Clinic. By Rebecca Rolfes and Judith Crown

 

Last Updated 4/24/14