Summer 2018

Summer 2018


The AI Manager
The world needs leaders who grasp artificial intelligence. A look at AI and what’s happening at Smith in AI education, research and insight.
Leaders of the Future
After four years in Commerce, the class of 2018 is ready to take on the world. We spoke with some of this year’s grads to find out highlights of their time at Smith, lessons learned, faculty who inspired them, and what’s next in their careers.
In Search of Good Governance
Assistant Professor Paul Calluzzo uncovers the many ways financial markets are exploited.
StartUps Snapshot
Three Smith grads tell us about their startups on the following pages. Learn about other new ventures from Smith alumni at


Helping Canadians Borrow ‘Well’
Eva Wong, BCom’00, tackles consumer debt as co-founder of fintech startup Borrowell.
Drive my Car
Ted Graham, MBA’96, is helping steer the future of transportation for General Motors.
The Man Who Made Mexican Water a Hit
Gerardo Galvan, EMBAA’18, has turned mineral water Topo Chico into a fast-growing favourite in America.
Rahim Lalani in Antarctica in January.
Rahim Lalani, BCom’11, tells how first-year Commerce inspired him to visit the far ends of the Earth.

Parting Shot

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