Q&A With John Schuldt, Executive Director of TIAA

By Youfeng (Gloria) Pan, Guest Writer  John Schuldt is the Executive Director of the Thunderbird Independent Alumni Association (TIAA). He sat down with us on Feb. 15 to discuss his story, TIAA’s role in the Thunderbird community, and what he sees the future holding for Thunderbird. What is your story? What led you to this […]

Forecasting is Hard (But Let’s Do It Anyway)*

By Keith Blincoe, Staff Writer Warning: Satire below. At a recently convened panel event featuring industry experts, ASU/Thunderbird faculty members, and random people from the street, panelists were asked their opinions on future trends impacting global business. Every respondent was careful to note that projections into the future are notoriously inaccurate, and went on to […]

The TIAA Proposal – A Deep Dive

By Anonymous Much credit should be given to Santiago Peralta, Michael Reardon, Nikhil Purwaha and Abhishek Nagaraju for their joint statement regarding the ongoing tug of war between the administration, TIAA, and to a lesser degree, Laureate. Beginning with the mass emails sent to the students by TIAA and its student representative, Christopher Gosselin ’14, […]

Becoming “Anti-Fragile”

By: Nate Stickney The energy on campus, once again, is palpable. Having the returning students back from summers full of learning and hard work is exciting, and the new students’ enthusiasm is invigorating. The academic year is underway, and I hear rumblings of exams this coming week. We come to campus this autumn at a […]

When I Retire – Unpredictable Future

By Carlin Sack featuring Victoriano Cabiles Last week, our very own Victor Cabiles was featured in “BusinessBecause” for his very interesting insights into the future of the business world and the creation of “McWalmart.” When I Retire Competition Finalist Victoriano Cabiles is a Filipino national currently living in the U.S. as a Thunderbird MBA. UNPREDICTABLE FUTURE […]

Cloud based media

By Venkat Srinivasan’12 Cloud based media is currently in the cross roads similar to what the web was during the 1990s. The revenue as well as the mass adoption of cloud-based media is heavily dependent on the nature of relationships and consolidations that are going to take place over the next 1-2 years. With forecasts claiming […]