Wells Fargo President, Chairman, and CEO John Stumpf, '80 MBA, has been selected by AACSB as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Leaders in the world for personifying the role as a visionary figure or change agent. Under Stumpf’s leadership, Wells Fargo has become the world’s 11th Most Respected Company and serves one out of every three Americans in some fashion.
AACSB is an association of more than 1,450 educational institutions, businesses, and other organizations in 90 countries and territories dedicated to advancing quality management education worldwide. The Influential Leaders represent a unique and inspirational array of trailblazers.
To compile the list, AACSB-accredited schools nominated notable alumni who have made (or are making) an impact in the world through their business acumen, leadership abilities, or entrepreneurial success. From the nominations, a selection committee reviewed and chose stories that showed a sampling of the positive impact that business school graduates have made on society.
Read Stumpf's story
Watch his 2015 Carlson School commencement address: