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Carlson School Alumni

With more than 50,000 members in 78 countries, the Carlson School alumni network forms a cross-section of some of the world's most influential business leaders. Discover new opportunities to grow your network, give back to the School, take advantage of opportunities for professional development, and more.

Alumni in Action

Josh Brook discusses his work with start-up Playtabase, and how he's marketing a tech product that improves lives.

Tech Cities 2016

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Tech Cities returns February 26, 2016 for a half-day conference highlighting Minnesota tech talent, leadership, and innovation. Join industry professionals, digital thought leaders, and educators who want to learn from one another, network, and strengthen the Minnesota tech community.

For registration, program descriptions, and more information, click here.

Alumni in the News

7 Carlson School Leaders Chosen for 40 Under 40 List

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal honored six alumni and one staff member for their professional accomplishments 

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal annually honors top business and community leaders in the Twin Cities with its 2016 40 under 40 list. Seven Carlson School alumni and staff were chosen among 550 nominations, and recognized for their professional achievements and community engagement. 

Alum Susan Park Rani to be Honored at 2016 Women's Leadership Awards

Susan Park Rani, ’94 MBA, will be honored at this year’s Twin Cities Business Women’s Leadership Awards on February 18. The Awards honor women who are trailblazers within their respective fields, and are accomplished and highly respected for their professional acumen and achievements.

Carlson School Alum John Stumpf Named CEO of the Year

He bested finalists from GE and Amazon to earn the distinction from investment research firm Morningstar

Wells Fargo President, Chairman, and CEO John Stumpf, '80 MBA, has been selected by investment research firm Morningstar as CEO of the Year. He earned the honor by leading Wells Fargo to continued success amid the 2008 financial crisis. 

Alumni Paul Ackerman and Neal Blinde Take New Roles at Wells Fargo Securities

Paul Ackerman, ’94 MBA, is now vice chairman and senior banker responsible for global financial institutions. Neal Blinde ’96 BSB, began serving as corporate treasurer, and is responsible for managing capital, liquidity, and funding.