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.
GEORGE CONRADES, '71 (XP-82)
2014 DISTINGUISHED CORPORATE ALUMNI AWARD
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
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
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
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