Summer 2016

Features

New York Times-bestselling author Neil Pasricha, BCom’02, moves from the observation of happiness to its application in The Happiness Equation.
Increasing the demands for even more reporting only undermines the legitimacy of First Nations leaders.
Our Master of International Business graduates have landed positions throughout the world since the program’s inception in 2006.
Three new ventures launched by Smith School of Business alumni are profiled in the following pages. Many others are showcased on our website at ssb.ca/startups.

Profiles

Dave Jackson, BCom’91, CEO of Canada’s largest hot tub and swim spa manufacturer, has weathered good times and bad in this luxury product market. How one Canadian manufacturer took the tough measures necessary to come out on top.
Clarisse Lau, BCom’09, has taken a one-year leave from KPMG to work with an NGO that’s targeting youth in Botswana to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS.
One of CBC-TV’s newest Dragons in the Den, Michele Romanow, MBA’08, BSc(Eng’07), cut her entrepreneurial teeth at Queen’s. Four businesses later, this 30-year-old dynamo is just hitting her stride.

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