Faculty Column: Lessons From My Student

By Dr. Kannan Ramaswamy This week I had the pleasure of meeting a former Thunderbird student of mine on our Glendale campus. Mark Rieper ’01 was a particularly bright young man who showed much promise when he was a student in my strategy class.  He joined an IT consulting company, later branched into cross-cultural consulting, […]

IBM executive shares tips for a successful and satisfying career

By Katie Emick Cathy Rodgers, Vice President of Global Opportunities at IBM, visited Thunderbird on Thursday to speak with students about building a successful career with impact. As a 37-year IBM veteran, a mother of two daughters, founder of a nonprofit organization, and the fourth woman to complete a half-marathon on all seven continents, Cathy […]