Vanderbilt Business Magazine | Summer 2021

From the Dean

Featured Stories

Donor-Led Management Hall Expansion Project Breaks Ground

“We owe a great thanks to the Owen Century Partners for fueling our mission of delivering a world-class business education on a personal scale and for making this the first donor-led project on campus,” Dean Johnson said. He noted the $55 million capital project will help “Owen to remain competitive with its peers, foster work […]

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Once labeled the ‘Wrong Color,’ A JPMorgan M&A Co-Chief rakes in billions for the bank

As JPMorgan Chase & Co. searches for its first major acquisition in more than a decade, Anu Aiyengar will have a hand in shaping the giant bank’s future. She’s the co-head of its global mergers and acquisitions business, and the only person of color and only woman to hold that position on Wall Street. It’s […]

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Owen Forward: New Programming Series Focuses on Connecting Alumni

Held Nov. 9–13, 2020, the series featured alumni, faculty and students presenting on topics including managing through crises, social enterprise, entrepreneurship and more. The week’s events garnered positive feedback from participants, prompting the school to expand the Owen Forward series to encompasse all alumni programming. The new series aims to bring engaging opportunities for collaboration, […]

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Interview with Asia Alumni Board Chair Derek Young

Derek Young (MBA’91) is President of Fidelity International’s Japan operations and the new board chair of the Owen Asia Alumni Board. In the Q&A below, Young discusses what motivated him to accept the board chair role and reflects on what goals the board hopes to achieve. What motivated you to accept the role of chair […]

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