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Sean Howard and Catherine Gu, and below them five logos of various cryptocurrencies
Designing the future of money: Crypto, CBDCs, and the broader global financial system

MS&E alumni Sean Howard (MS '21), Lead Project Manager at Criteo CBDC Solutions, and Catherine Gu (MS '21), Head of CBDC and Protocol at Visa Crypto, discuss challenges and advantages of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and how to design the future of money.

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The Strategic Thinking Mindset: Stanford Alumni Panel

We had a wonderful group of Stanford alums share their stories about how they applied a strategic thinking mindset to their professional careers. They discussed how one course, in particular, Global Entrepreneurial Marketing, shaped their perspective on strategically planning for the long-term.

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MS&E Black alumni panel

An open panel discussion with several MS&E alumni focusing on their experience as a Black student at Stanford and as a Black professional in industry. Panelists shared their stories, experiences, insight, and advice.

The road ahead: The post-COVID professional landscape

COVID-19 showed itself to be a significant disruption to key aspects of our society, and we've had time to learn several lessons that we could integrate into our vision of our individual and collective futures. In this session, MS&E alum Adib Kshirsagar discuss these noteworthy lessons, and how they can apply to the nature of work, the implications on the technology landscape as well as our relationship with uncertainty.

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Turning ideas into products: The product manager role

MS&E alumna Laura Marino, product executive with 20 years of experience leading product management teams across start-ups and large organizations, provides an in-depth session on one of the most interesting and challenging roles in product-led companies. Laura presents an overview of the role of product management and the responsibilities in each stage of the product lifecycle.

Women in MS&E: Alumni panel

An open panel discussion with several MS&E alumni focusing on their experience as a woman at Stanford and as a professional in industry and academia. Panelists shared their stories, experiences, insight, and advice. 

Startup life in the post-COVID era

In this session, Ahmed Reza discusses tips for startups on surviving and thriving in the COVID-19 economic crisis and the opportunities that arise from it.

MS&E Latino/a/x alumni panel

An open panel discussion with several MS&E alumni focusing on their experience as a Latino/a/x student at Stanford and as a Latino/a/x professional in industry. Panelists shared their stories, experiences, insight, and advice.

MS&E international alumni panel

An open panel discussion with several MS&E alumni focusing on their experience as an international student at Stanford and as a professional in industry. Panelists shared their stories, experiences, insight, and advice. 

Job searching in the virtual world

MS&E alum Thomas Igeme (BS ‘10) provides insights on how to navigate the current job market through the effects of COVID-19. Thomas also provides students with practical and strategic tips for navigating a job search remotely during shelter-in-place orders.

MS&E Black alumni panel

An open panel discussion with several MS&E alumni focusing on their experience as a Black student at Stanford and as a Black professional in industry. Panelists shared their stories, experiences, insight and advice.