For Archie Seale MBA’08, forward is the only direction he knows. And his key to forward is connectivity. Archie’s work with mindSHIFT provides employers with up-to-the-minute technology to connect with their employees, and ensures that data transfers from those who have it to those who need it, quickly and securely. Archie knows that an entrepreneurial mindset is needed at every level to generate ideas and create change.
As co-founder and CEO of TripAdvisor, Stephen Kaufer has been with the company throughout its 16-year journey from B2B vertical search engine to becoming the world’s largest travel site. Along the way, he has steered the company through pivots, sales, acquisitions, and an IPO to become an industry leader in a highly competitive and rapidly evolving market.
As the founder, CEO, and chairwoman of Care.com, Sheila Lirio Marcelo has grown the business from idea to launch, and tackled many challenges that plague female entrepreneurs today. We spoke to Marcelo about her path to entrepreneurship, her experiences as a female founder, and her advice for fellow women entrepreneurs.
Francine Gervazio MBA’16, Murilo Amaral MBA’16, and Alfredo Keri MBA’16, founders of Cargo42, use a sharing-economy approach to maximize the efficiency of the cargo-shipping industry.
Babson has partnered with edX, a leading nonprofit online learning destination, to launch Business Principles and Entrepreneurial Thought, a new online course series. The edX program is designed for entrepreneurs of all kinds—both those who are seeking to apply Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® within existing organizations, and those who are developing and launching their own ventures.
Nine times out of ten, entrepreneurs neglect to consider the role of Operations Management, which is a critical component for the successful launch and growth of every startup. This is the problem that Professor Jennifer Bailey is trying to prevent with her new course, Operations for Entrepreneurs.
A second-year MBA student shares why Babson’s collaborative community makes the school unique: “We look out for one another. We lift each other up. We pull each other through.”
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