Alumni

Meng Zhou, M.S. ’92, Ph.D. ’96, and his doctoral advisor, E.V. Baker Professor of Agricultural Economics Emeritus Andrew Novakovic.
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Donor’s New Fund to Support Students, Mentoring

Meng Zhou, M.S. ’92, Ph.D. ’96 established a fund to support doctoral students in applied economics and management.

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Cate Khan ’99 Honored with Inaugural Dyson Alumni Leadership Award

Dyson School graduate Cate Khan ’99, CEO of VerishopGroup, cofounded not only a platform but a support ecosystem for diverse, independent businesses.

John Wu standing next to a Dyson School banner.
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John Wu’s Journey from Tech Investor to Blockchain Entrepreneur and Web3 Champion

Blockchain entrepreneur John Wu ’92 built his career through Cornell connections and gives back as an advisor, speaker, and benefactor.

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Here’s Your Treat for National Chocolate Covered Pretzel Day

The newest episode of the Startup Cornell podcast features Dyson graduate Lauren Brand ’12, cofounder of Fatty Sundays.

Steven Izen standing in front of a 2/3 full lecture hall, holding up a can and smiling. Many audience members are holding up similar looking cans.
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Entrepreneur Steven Izen ’13 Creates Products that Help People Find Balance

Dyson Dean’s Distinguished Lecturer Steven Izen shared his startup journey and advice he learned with students during Dyson’s Better Business Week.

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Driving Social Impact, One Bag at a Time

Dyson graduate Stephanie Evans ’10, Pamoja founder and senior digital product manager at Tapestry, is blazing a trail in the fashion industry.

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Ilya Brotzky ’10 Connects Ukrainians to Tech Jobs

Ilya Brotzky ’10, cofounder and CEO of tech recruitment company VanHack, launched a campaign to relocate and employ Ukrainian software developers.

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Cheick Camara ’22 Talks Entrepreneurship and the Future of BlackGen Capital

Cheick Camara ’22 is the co-founder of BlackGen Capital—a student-owned and led investment fund that was developed to address the lack of representation within Cornell University’s financial clubs.

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B.Untethered offers midlife women solutions for nutrition, fitness, and positive challenge

Cornellian Anissa Buckley founded B.Untethered, a wellness and adventure startup that offers science-based solutions for midlife women.