Alumni

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Dan Cane ’98 funds the Cane Entrepreneurship Scholars Program

Dan Cane ’98, who co-founded Blackboard when he was a student, has funded a new program to help student entrepreneurs achieve success.

Dyson senior lecturer Daniel Hooker '93
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Daniel Hooker finds a teachable moment in COVID-19

Hooker, a veteran food industry executive, will teach a new course this fall covering global supply-chain issues surfaced by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Fils-Aime ’83 highlights industry disruption during Leadership Week’s esports forum

Dyson Leader in Residence Reggie Fils-Aimé ’83 discussed the esport industry’s evolution and future with students during the Esports Passion Forum.

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The road less traveled: How Alex Ruiz ’90 carved a career in digital marketing and advertising

Embracing his entrepreneurial spirit, Alex Ruiz ’90 surprisingly found a home in digital marketing and communications at global powerhouse Accenture Interactive.

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Reggie Fils-Aimé visits campus, delivers inaugural Leaders in Residence lecture

Former Nintendo president and COO Reggie Fils-Aimé delivers guiding principles for next generation leaders in Cornell lecture.

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Dyson alumni offer advice for new and returning students

Dyson alumni encourage new and returning students to choose a career path they’re passionate about and remember to enjoy their Cornell journey.

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Dwane Morgan ’02: When life gives you data, make decisions

Dwane Morgan ’02, director of global consumer insights at Under Armour, has an analytical view of the world—every interaction is a learning experience.

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Making partner: How Jen Davis ’99 discovered her passion and forged a path at Goldman Sachs

Davis’s path to investment banking was an evolution, not a predetermined destination. She reminds us it’s important to keep an open mind about career paths.

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Back to the roots: How small town girl, Cathy Gaffney ’89, became a vice president at Wegmans

Cathy Gaffney ’89 grew up on a dairy farm. She’s now a leader in at Wegmans, one of the northeast’s most successful grocery chains.