• HEC Paris MBA Programs Opens Leadership Beyond Business with Florent Menegaux, CEO of Michelin

    For a company boasting €22 billion in annual sales, Florent Menegaux’s appointment in 2019 as the CEO of the Michelin Group was a staid affair. At the time, Le Monde reported that internally, there simply wasn’t any contention around the 22-year-employee-turned-general-partner taking the driver’s seat of one of France’s most well-known companies. “As a leader,… Continue Reading

  • PE/VC Club members visiting Speedinvest

    The Road to London

    After two years of virtual treks, the MBA Private Equity and Venture Capital Club was able to return to London for its in-person career trek. The club’s management team, consisting of 12 members from 11 different nationalities, organized eight visits with PE & VC funds, as well as a meeting with a headhunting firm specialized… Continue Reading

  • 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

  • (From left to right) Yoko, Minori, Junichi and Akari at the Château de Chenonceau

    HEC Paris MBA Family takes Starring Role on French TV

    When Junichi Hatano first enrolled in the HEC Paris MBA, he has no idea that a TV crew would accompany him to campus. But when TF1 (Télévision Française 1) announced they were seeking an MBA student for a broadcast about adapting to life in France, he and his wife, Yoko, decided to take center stage.… Continue Reading

  • Meet the Students in the Black in Business Club

    Ever since its creation one year ago, HEC Paris MBA’s Black in Business Club has focused on increasing the representation of Black professionals on campus and in the workplace. Their efforts to recruit more Black students to the school has led to brainstorming meetings with university administration. “Things don’t change unless you mobilize, and work… Continue Reading

  • Women’s Wednesdays Bring a Strong Sense of Community

    The HEC Paris MBA provides many different interactive experiences and networking opportunities. From clubs mixers and parties to simulations and seminars, there are many ways to meet new people and have a good time across campus. However, for me, one of the most rewarding experiences has been created by students almost by chance: Women’s Wednesday… Continue Reading

  • Ankit Singh and Laury Jacot had plans to create an MBA Blockchain Club even before they entered HEC Paris in September 2021

    Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and a Brand-New MBA Club

    Cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are among today’s hottest trends, but what do you really know about the technology underlying them? If you don’t understand blockchain yet, there’s a new HEC Paris MBA club ready to help. Co-founded by MBAs Laury Jacot and Ankit Singh, the Blockchain Club is the latest addition to the HEC… Continue Reading

  • 2021 MBA Talent Show Brings the Sun to HEC Paris

    The annual HEC Paris MBA Talent Show is many things— an astonishing display of talents, a going-away party for our September students, a way of roasting the school for its “almost Paris” location—but more than anything, it’s incredibly fun. This year’s show, entitled “Here Comes the Sun,” lit up Blondeau Auditorium with 17 live performances.… Continue Reading