• Bridging the Gap: Hospitality Pros Flourishing at the HEC Paris MBA

    During a recent quick-fire Q&A session on French radio, Sébastien Bazin, CEO of hospitality behemoth the Accor Group, fielded a future-facing question from a 23-year-old hospitality student understandably concerned about the current state of affairs: “I’m worried. Worried about my friends, my colleagues, and my comrades with whom I’ve worked. Should I leave the profession? Should my friends?” Bazin, whose… Continue Reading

  • Erwin Bruder (2nd row, far right) pictured with other members of the Young Leaders 2019 promotion

    MBA Student Handpicked for Prestigious Young Leaders Program

    When he is not pursuing his MBA degree, Erwin Bruder is busy trading ideas with ambassadors, CEOs and even a member of the US State Department. The 36-year-old HEC Paris MBA student is part of the Young Leaders program, a group of movers and shakers handpicked by the French-American Foundation. Every year, the Foundation selects… Continue Reading

  • Anu and her husband, Keshav Reddy, together at the on-campus restaurant Gustav

    Student Voice: Anu Ramanan, MBA ’20

    Anu Ramanan’s initial plan was clear. The astrophysicist and data scientist came to the HEC Paris MBA firmly intending to transition into strategy consulting. After gaining experience in that field, her long-term goal was to land a corporate strategy role. But once she started the degree program, Anu realized that she didn’t want to miss… Continue Reading

  • Student Voice: Tonny Yuliantino, MBA ’20

    Securing a job at Boston Consulting Group requires standing head and shoulders above the competition. And to be headhunted by them, rather than having to apply in the first place, takes someone who really stands out. But that’s exactly what happened to Tonny Yuliantino. Shortly before finishing his undergraduate engineering degree in Indonesia, Tonny’s impressive… Continue Reading

  • Student Voice: Renato Castaneda, MBA ’20

    Renato Castaneda has always been highly motivated, frequently setting goals for himself in order to achieve. “When I was about 8 years old, I was the last in my class in swimming,” he says. “But I really wanted to become a good swimmer. Within a year I was winning competitions for the school.” This drive… Continue Reading

  • Student voice: Liviu Teodorescu

    Upon becoming deputy general manager of a Malian telecommunications company, Liviu Teodorescu, MBA ’19, was surprised to learn that some of the full-time staff didn’t earn a living wage. As a result, he devised an employee-training program to increase their skills and thus justify a salary increase. It was seeing how increasing your expertise creates… Continue Reading