Alumni Forums Seattle

Alumni Forum: Seattle

Alumni Forum: Seattle discussed how the rapid expansion of technology has changed the speed of business and decision-making including the effect of media on business, investments, expanding into new markets, and scaling a business.

Howard Marks

Insights from Howard Marks

The schedule featured a fireside conversation with Howard Marks, ’69, the co-chairman of Oaktree Capital Management, who discussed Investing throughout Market Cycles: A Conversation on Investor Behavior.

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Kurt Delbene and Austan Goolsbee

Industry and Academic Pathbreakers

Forum spekaers inlcluded Microsoft chief digital officer Kurt DelBene, ’90, Chicago Booth professors Austan D. Goolsbee, and Sanjog Misra, and Bryan Johnson, '07 (XP-76), founder, Kernel, OS Fund, and Braintree. Additional speakers from Amazon, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Famous Brands International, McKinsey Quarterly, Microsoft, ORIX Growth Capital, REI, UBER, Vulcan Capital, and more. Learn More »

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Alumni Forum panels and presentations addressed key themes of decision-making in uncertain times, how economics and artificial intelligence impact decisions, and the effect of media and pop culture on business.

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At the Seattle Alumni Forum Attendees:

  • Gained insights on key issues facing executives, companies, investors—and themselves
  • Engaged with leaders within and outside of their industry
  • Expanded their networks

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