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Cover Story: All In for Investors
From his very first forays into investing, Kunal Kapoor, ’04, was drawn to reading Morningstar analysts, who weren’t afraid to speak their minds. Amid a two-decade career at the firm that’s taken him from an analyst to its CEO, Kapoor remains committed to the value of independence, all in service of delivering the best research to investors everywhere. Says Kapoor, “We stand for something different.”
Cover Story: The Innovator
Sally Grimes, ’97, built her career on pushing the innovation envelope. Now a leader at Tyson Foods, she’s changing the paradigm around what it means to be a big food company.
Cover Story: Building on Big Ideas
A century ago, USG’s landmark product forever changed how buildings are built. It’s a legacy of innovation that inspires Jennifer Scanlon, ’92—the company’s first female CEO—as she looks to the future of the industry.
Cover Story: Investing for Social Impact
Marrying a disciplined approach to investing with a drive to create measurable social impact—and bolstered by the mission-driven Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation—alumni, students, and faculty at Booth are leveraging their finance skills to make a better world.
Cover Story: Kernels of Wisdom
As his family company, Japan Corn Starch Co., celebrates its 150th anniversary, fifth-generation president and CEO Soichiro “Sean” Kurachi, ’85, looks to his daughter to further the family’s vision of entrepreneurship and invention.
Cover Story: On the Ball
Building on the 15-year relationship between Chicago Booth and NBA Hall of Fame basketball player Yao Ming, Yao Capital CEO and cofounder David Han, ’02, sees a bright future for his sports-focused private equity firm—in China and worldwide.
Cover Story: On a Mission
Social impact takes on a special sense of urgency when the cause is deeply personal. Meet three alumni who turned challenging life experiences into full-fledged organizations working to change the world.
Cover Story: Grace Under Pressure
Shaped by Milton Friedman, president and CEO Joel Gay, ’10 (XP-79), led small-cap Energy Recovery in licensing a hydraulic pumping technology that just may be a multibillion-dollar disruption in the fracking industry.
Cover Story: Fintech at the Crossroads
Technology’s rapid disruption of incumbent financial systems has startups thinking big, and big banks thinking like startups. But will consumers ultimately come along for the ride?
Cover Story: Field Position
The NFL passes no more. As football warms to what Moneyball-style stats have done for MLB, Booth alumni and faculty are changing the way the game is played.
Cover Story: The Next Generation of Enterprise
As entrepreneurship becomes the No. 1 concentration at Booth, the signature program is mentoring a new generation of successes such as Coco Meers, ’14.