• Sailing to 2nd Place in the Global MBA Trophy

    In 2019 when I first arrived at the HEC Paris MBA, my classmates hyped the idea of participating in a regatta designed especially for MBAs. Until then, I’d always thought of regattas as professional sporting events. Upon learning that the MBA regattas were holistic events with networking, sailboat racing and black tie galas, I was… Continue Reading

  • Scholarship for Excellence Ceremony features Keynote by Sylvain Goupille

    In the early 2000s, Sylvain Goupille faced an interesting dilemma. The civil engineering major had carved out a noteworthy career at PricewaterhouseCoopers. After honing his data expertise, he was advising the French government and other big players about mitigating climate change. His milestone achievements included structuring the European Carbon Fund. Still, Sylvain wanted to make… Continue Reading

  • HEC Paris MBAs (interns and full-time employees) in Monitor Deloitte's office during summer, 2018 (Johann Matthai, second from left, standing)

    When Monitor Deloitte Comes Recruiting

    Wander through one of (Monitor) Deloitte’s stunning Amsterdam offices—either The Edge, certified as one of the world’s most sustainable office building, or The Garage, an innovative workspace housed in a former Citroën garage—and you’ll find 7 HEC Paris MBA alumni hard at work. These consultants will soon be joined by 6 others, 4 of them… Continue Reading

  • Rob Su during the final push to the summit

    To the Top of the World: Rob Su, MBA ’21, Summits Everest

    Most MBA students supplement their studies with extra electives or an internship. Rob Su decided to combine his with an ascent of Everest. His dream of conquering the world’s highest peak started with a stroke of luck in 2015. “I was researching vacations with a couple of friends,” he explains. “I saw an article about… Continue Reading

  • Cécile Villette shows a deeptech sensor created by Altaroad

    3 Tech Startups Run by HEC Paris MBA Alumnae

    Roughly half of the world’s population is female, but you’d never know it from the tech industry. Only 25 percent of all IT jobs are held by women; a number that dwindles to 10 percent once inside the C-Suite. Still, there are bright spots within those bleak statistics. Investment in female tech founders recently hit… Continue Reading

  • An Eye-Opening Conversation about Gender and Tech

    As part of our student-led series of events celebrating International Women’s Day 2021, the MBA’s Tech Club recently hosted a roundtable discussion with three female managers – and recent HEC Paris MBA alumnae – about their recommendations for working in tech. Insights (edited for clarity and length) from their eye-opening conversation. It’s an industry where… Continue Reading