Following Footsteps of Famed Farming Family, Darden Alumnus Leads Niman Ranch Into Future of Sustainable Livestock
Chris Oliviero (MBA ’07) recently took on the role of general manager of Niman Ranch, which sources beef, lamb and pork from independent family farmers and ranchers across the U.S. who treat animals humanely and farm in environmentally sustainable ways.
Darden alumnus Amit Chakarabarty conceptualized the CFA Institute Young Women in Investment initiative to help close the gender gap in the investment industry in India.
The brand promises made between consumer and company in the 20th century typically pertained to aspirational experiences the consumer could expect to receive. In the 21st century, the brand promise has become more nuanced, and more complicated.
For the better part of a half-century, the epicenter of venture capital in the United States has been located in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley. But as technology increasingly enables entrepreneurs, “the universe is expanding” for VC.
Digital risk protection startup SafeGuardCyber has scaled quickly since being launched in 2014 by two Darden alumni.
After working in finance in New York for six years, a UVA Darden alumna is addressing crucial issues of safety and pollution as director of urban mobility at General Motors China.