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Winter 2016

Winter 2016


Getting to Know Smith
Stephen Smith’s whirlwind ‘Meet the alumni’ tour
Savvy Shoppers
Online consumer survey says
Start-Ups Snapshot 2016
Three new ventures launched by Smith School of Business alumni are profiled below. Many others are showcased in our Start-ups gallery, above, where you can also submit your new venture to be profiled.
Mel and Nancy Goodes at the new west wing's gala opening in Sept. 2012.
Nancy Goodes pays tribute to her husband Mel Goodes, the School’s inaugural visionary donor, at the event announcing the first recipient of the Alzheimer’s drug research award named in his honour.


Marketing the ‘Mozart of Chess’
Kate Murphy, MBA’11, heads up Magnus Carlsen’s company to capitalize on the two-time World Chess Champion’s star power. He’s an idol to millions of chess fans, but does world domination in chess translate into business success?
So, What's New?
Alumni Profiles have been a mainstay of the magazine since its earliest days. Last year’s QSB Magazine Survey told us that our readers enjoy learning about the interesting paths our alumni have chosen. In several cases, these paths have taken even more interesting turns, so we checked in with three alumni recently profiled to ask for an update.
Helen Vasilevski
Helen Vasilevski, BCom’92, is bringing the Lamborghini of Italian motorcycles to a North American audience as CEO of MV Agusta USA.

Parting Shot