Profiles

Monica Ballin
MBA’12 Entrepreneurship is so much more than starting your own business. It's a way of thinking; a mindset.
Nan Langowitz
US - United States The best leaders are learners.
Jamie Kendrioski
US - United States Studying abroad changed my career trajectory and cemented my passion for lifelong learning about others.
Kazuki Kawaguchi
MBA’14 JP - Japan Babson’s collaborative and supportive culture—with its small but strong community—was ideal for me.
Yagmur Akgul
’18 US - United States I can’t wait to see what new experiences lie ahead of me.
Paul Mulligan
US - United States If you’re lucky enough to discover a way of life you love, then you have to find the courage to live it. — John Irving
Arelis Agosto
’18 US - United States Here, I get to thrive in my own way and be successful at what I love, all while being surrounded by a diverse community.
Justin Atwood
MBA’18 US - United States Babson lives and breathes business.
Matt Chatham
MBA'11 My first occupation was a professional football player.
Bradley Darling
’18 US - United States Entrepreneurship is all about making an impact on the world.
Arjun Bhatnagar
’18 US - United States I love working on fun and innovative projects that have the potential to make a positive impact in the real world.
Gaurab Bhardwaj
Associate Professor of Management, US - United States A small understanding of big questions is better than a thorough understanding of minor ones.
Peter Cohan
US - United States I found that people start companies to create a world that they believe ought to come into being.
Patricia “PJ” Guinan
US - United States The intersection is what it is all about!
Yashomati Goyal
’13 IN - India I want to help those who can’t help themselves.
Michael Freyer
MS’16 US - United States Babson will change your perspective, and challenge you to grow.
Alexander Debelov
’10 US - United States Babson can’t be described as an institution; Babson is a state of mind.
Ken Chen
’06 US - United States Changing the world, one snacker at a time.
Gautam Gupta
’07 US - United States I'm hopeful that my proudest moments are still ahead.
Laurie Landy
P’17 US - United States Entrepreneurs are fearless.
Kamil Altintasoglu
’17 US - United States I want to be an entrepreneur, someone who embodies a big idea.
Katelyn Alfano
’12 US - United States Entrepreneurship is ‘making it happen.’
Haya Alzaid
’12 MBA’16 KW - Kuwait At the end of the day, you are in charge of forming your experience at Babson.
Ken Anadu
MBA’10 US - United States The Cutler Center has state-of-the-art financial software and staff.
Sam Aquillano
MBA’14 US - United States [I define entrepreneurship as] creating the future through ideas, strategy, and execution.
Iyan Adeendren Ayyan Kodiswaran
MS’15 IN - India “Leaders with an entrepreneurial mindset bring about much needed change.”
Jack Barber
’16 US - United States Entrepreneurship in my mind is seizing a market opportunity.
Roger Beaudoin
MBA’89 US - United States Babson is a life-changing kind of place that inspires dreams, creativity, and the belief that you can do anything with preparation, knowledge, and tenacity.
Joshua Bennett
’14 US - United States I want to create something that can be held to the highest standard and inspires people to think differently.
Shriyans Bhandari
MS’16 US - United States Entrepreneurs drive change.
Tyler Blake
’14 [An entrepreneurial mindset] is the ultimate in problem solving and creating.
Josh Bob
MBA’08 Babson exposed me to people outside of my little world.
Vinny Boles
MBA’88 [My Babson class ring] was on my hand during 9/11. And it was in Iraq, and every place else the Army sent me.
Lashonda Cooks
’10 US - United States “Every single Babson opportunity shaped me into the woman I am today.”
Michael Kasseris
MBA’11 US - United States The help of our peers is part of every Babson success story.
Karim El-Gamal
MBA’11 US - United States Babson students, alumni, and faculty are creating endeavors of value by strapping their boots on, rolling back their cuffs, and taking action.
Brad Weafer
MBA’11 The Babson classroom is about real-life experience.
Daniel Brown
'09 MS’09 US - United States At Babson, the opportunity to make a difference is always there.
John Chartier
’11 The way that we learn about the world is by experiencing it.
Deborah Disanzo
MBA’88 If I focus on improving and saving people’s lives, sales and profits will follow.
Mark Bollman IV
’10 US - United States It’s the energy that runs through the campus, that sets Babson apart.
Richard Bottner
’07 "When it comes to entrepreneurship education, Babson truly is the most innovative institution in the world."
Niachloe Bowman
’19 US - United States At Babson, I saw a space and a community that would help me transform and grow.
Alejandro Cardenas
’03 "Be the producer, director, and actor of your own life!"
Michael Daboll
’19 US - United States As an entrepreneur, I can help people, do what I love for a living, and adapt quickly to address new problems all at the same time.
David Brown
MBA'12 I want to create greater equality worldwide in the opportunities individuals have to succeed.
Candice Cabe
MBA’10 "Entrepreneurship is discovering a need, creating a solution, and implementing it in a way that drastically changes lives for the better."
Donald Chapman
MBA'12 I want to create jobs, economically empower employees, and do so in a sustainable fashion.
Ross Chesnick
MBA’17 US - United States It was an absolutely irreplaceable experience to work alongside students from every corner of the earth.
Sofia Hermano
BR - Brazil There’s a lot more inside you than you can actually see.
Nathan Lawrie
US - United States Entrepreneurship hones and strengthen skills that are critical for any leader.
Marcelo Nakagawa
BR - Brazil Business is like rugby. The real leader is not always the team captain.
Kim Perry
US - United States Babson Executive Education’s Women’s Leadership Program was arguably the most impactful learning and self-exploration experience I’ve ever had.
Lidia Robles
MX - Mexico Business must become sustainable.
Lucy-Rose Walker
GB - United Kingdom Life is not a dress rehearsal.
Madieu Williams
US - United States Entrepreneurs are fearless.
Emily Lagasse
MBA’15 US - United States Babson is more than a school, it's a community.
Lola Norman-Salako
’99 US - United States A good manager hires people who are smarter than themselves.
Daniel Wheelock
MBA’15 US - United States 99 No’s and 1 Yes means Yes.
Lilia Chobanova
MS’18 US - United States My favorite part is being surrounded by peers and professors who possess an endless intellectual curiosity and entrepreneurial spirit.
Lauren Beitelspacher
US - United States Students [at Babson] are eager to learn and ask brilliant questions.
Christopher Lally
US - United States I know my future will be determined by the people I surround myself with.
Ximena Arguelles
MBA’19 US - United States I see Babson as an incubator for my dreams.
Angela Sanchez
MBA’11 After one of our [MBA] presentations, one of the investors gave us his business card and said, ‘give me a call.'
Shankar Das
MBA’14 US - United States “The world needs more thought leaders and even more doers.”
Zoya Alim
MBA’19 US - United States I wanted to attend a school that encourages students to think out of the box and be the leaders of tomorrow.
Jennifer Chan
Junior Designer, US - United States I knew Babson was the place for me.
Mike Norwood
MBA'11 "People come to Babson for the six letters within its name, not to just get the three after their own."
Alfred Schofield
MS’16 US - United States Professors always pushed us to pursue big ideas.
Kelly Lannan
MBA’13 US - United States The relationships that I formed were invaluable and the best part of the Babson student experience.
Sam Hariharan
US - United States Change the rules of the game; rules, like records, are meant to be broken.
April Chen
’19 US - United States Babson provides a space for me … to develop personal connections that go beyond my intellectual understanding of other cultures.
Ann Carter
MBA’83 I decided it was time to unlock my inner entrepreneur.
Andrea Burgess
US - United States A true entrepreneur is willing to think outside of the box, take risks, and not fear the chance of failure.
Jim Duffy
GB - United Kingdom People leave Babson with a readiness to take action.
Alexa Pozniak
US - United States Entrepreneurs wear multiple hats.
Rod Robertson
P’16 US - United States Babson teaches independent thinking and BOLD action.
Sean Walsh
ZA - South Africa The Strategic Planning and Management in Retailing program I attended was world class. Through this experience, I learned a number of measures, which if applied correctly, will add to profitability.
Eric Crawley
MBA'09 Babson is not just about developing a new business, but more so a new framework with which to think.
Damarr Smith
MBA’15 US - United States I wanted to attend an institution that truly values addressing the world's challenges through social enterprise.
Pranjal Henning
MBA’14 DE - Germany The global connections I’ve made have opened me up and challenged me to continue to be an advocate for diversity and change in business for minorities and women.
Sthuthi Jebaraj
MBA’18 IN - India The secret to Babson is that there is room for everyone at any stage.
Christian Flynn
MS’18 Babson's entrepreneurial spirit and its uncanny ability to promote trust, respect, innovation, and excellence is laying the foundation for success.
Emilia Tautiva
MS’16 US - United States I have an advantage professionally because of what I learned at Babson.
Renan De Carvalho Figueiredo
MS ’17 BR - Brazil I was most impressed with Babson’s faculty.
Carlos Granados
MS’16 ES - Spain At Babson, one tunes into a beautiful way of thinking—once you are exposed to that, it is impossible to change channels.
Ganesh Venkata Rama Reddy Tadi
MS’18 US - United States I am looking forward to contributing to financial literacy and financial inclusion in my home country.
David James
MBA’18 US - United States Babson’s entrepreneurship division’s instruction is second to none!
Kate Began
’15 US - United States Babson is an incredible place because it encourages students to chase their dreams.
Alex Brack
MBA’18 US - United States Babson gives you a broad range of options, so you can choose your own path.
Sinan Erzurumlu
US - United States Babson as a community creates a space for imagining the future; this is the place for the thinker and doers to shape that future.
Tim Booker
US - United States The Babson culture is very friendly and inviting, and is open to diversity of people and ideas.
Nadia Mendes
’18 US - United States The world needs more leaders who are brave.
Darren Scheufele
MBA’19 Everything we do in the classroom is tied back to the real world.
Allana Nelson
US - United States I wanted to attend a school that would help me become a well-rounded business leader with a global mindset.
Cytandra Hoover
MBA’15 US - United States I wanted an MBA program that ingrained the entrepreneurial mindset into every class, activity, and program as a whole. I found that at Babson.
Hanson Grant
’16 US - United States We have to be willing to lean into the risks and discomforts of every situation.
Jasmine Li
’16 MS’17 US - United States At Babson, I really enjoyed the people that I met and the things that I learned connecting with them.
Erica Debiase
MS’15 US - United States “I hope that for everything I am taught, I'm able to teach someone else what I've learned.”
Leah Harrison
MBA’15 US - United States The world is full of challenges waiting to be solved.
Alex Ohnona
’14 IN - India Babson is becoming a true powerhouse for business around the world.
Joanna Geisinger
MBA’17 US - United States Babson is a place that fosters innovation.
Cliff Worley
MBA’12 US - United States Having the confidence to fearlessly create something you love.
Jamie Siminoff
’99 US - United States Babson is a greenhouse for entrepreneurs.
KATRINA FLUDD
’08, MS’10 US - United States Entrepreneurship is one of the best problem-solving methods for all of the world's problems.
Dorra Kammoun
MS’16 TN - Tunisia Babson will ignite the discipline, determination, and passion needed to inspire you to become a game changer.
Shaun Steingold
MBA’08 US - United States Entrepreneurship is a belief, an approach, and a quality.
Sophia Deutschman
MBA'12 The world needs entrepreneurs who are genuine and creative. Own your intentions.
Jonathan Feinman
M'10 "The most important thing Babson taught me was not to conform to what everyone else is doing."
Michael Salguero
MBA’10 US - United States I want to build products and services that connect individuals throughout the world.
Macy Horton
’14 US - United States [those with an entrepreneurial mindset], solve problems differently.
Stephen Douglass
MBA'12 There's nothing better than being 15 feet in the air.
Brian Duggan
MBA’05 US - United States Babson is so much more than Business!
Jenna Gino
’06 US - United States There’s an inherent energy that comes from being around other passionate, motivated people.
Joe Lane
MBA’10 Experiences, rather than words, tend to shape my life.
Leticia Stallworth
’99 MBA’13 US - United States My passion is being able to give back.
Siamak Taghaddos
’03 Entrepreneurship is the catalyst for changing the world and improving lives.
Niari Keverian
MBA’12 US - United States It is truly a sense of community [at Babson], but also a sense of family and friends who support one another.
Viplav Valluri
MBA’15 IN - India Babson gives the perfect combination of hands-on experiential learning along with a high-touch faculty.
Erin Carcia
US - United States Don’t hesitate to ask for help.
Pranika Kapur
MBA’18 US - United States The fact that I can walk up to a Babson faculty member to discuss just about anything makes a world of difference.
Braeden Ruud
MS’16 CA - Canada Entrepreneurs … are comfortable thinking outside the box to arrive at an innovative solution.
Chris Leschack
MBA'13 The world needs entrepreneurs who can make things happen.
Chet Clem
MBA'13 The ability to see things differently, the willingness to try something new, and the tenacity to make it happen.
Sarah Fisher
MBA'10 Push yourself to take risks in an environment that expects you to, and you'll have no regrets.
Alexis Corindia
MBA’19 US - United States Babson has a focus on entrepreneurship that is unmatched.
Daniel Zolnierz
’05, MBA’11 As countries search for new sources of growth, entrepreneurs will lead the way.
Ausanee Mahagitsiri
MBA’00 TH - Thailand Entrepreneurship is ownership with passion.
Tom Cunnington
MBA'63 I changed oil, I fixed flats, and I pumped gas. It was my first experience with oil.
Amanda Iglesia
'09, MS'10 US - United States I apply the lessons I learned at Babson every day, and it has helped me to take control of my career.
Louis Joseph
MBA’05 US - United States I would like to change the world by helping others find their greatness.
Emily Levy
’16 US - United States We are people who don’t just dream. We DO.
Archie Seale
MBA’08 Without entrepreneurship, people would really be stuck in the status quo; the world needs people to try to constantly look for that next step.
Ismail Fareed Sheikh
MS’18 US - United States I love interacting with Babson’s diverse graduate community.
Chuck Collins
US - United States Hard work and new ideas can profoundly change any individual.
Savitha Sridharan
MBA’14 At Babson I found the right kind of people who told me to dream more boldly.
Pearce Tibbles
MBA’18 US - United States Every meeting with a professor—even after a course has finished—is akin to receiving free consulting.
Calliope Desenberg
MBA’18 US - United States I really value the friendships I’ve formed with my classmates from all over the world.
Jason Glover
MBA'11 When it's all said and done, will your biography become a bestseller?
Xin Guo
MBA’16 CN - China Babson’s support doesn’t end the day students graduate.
Haifa Alhumaid
MBA’14 Babson represents what I believe in and where I want to be.
Peter Rogers
’08 MS’08 US - United States Accomplished entrepreneurs are successful because they are unwilling to accept tired thinking.
Shirin Mehri
MS’16 AE - United Arab Emirates I knew Babson would provide me with the opportunity to refine the skills I already had, while simultaneously giving me exposure to entrepreneurship at an entirely new level.
Clayton Pinto
MS’18 US - United States Babson is a premier institution that has consistently graduated industry leaders in their respective fields of study.
Tom Smit
MBA’12 I think a larger part of entrepreneurship is the impact that you have on other people.
Ruthie Davis
MBA'93 Imagine if a Manolo Blahnik and a Nike had a baby. What would it look like?
Marissa Solomon
MBA’08 US - United States Babson taught me how to look at every situation through multiple lenses, and there's not always one answer or solution.
Abby Vargas
’15 US - United States Thanks to Babson, I have a vision of what I want to come true.
Michael Loveless
MBA’13 US - United States Good things happen to those who position themselves correctly through hard work and relentless passion.
Felipe Morais
MBA’19 US - United States Babson gives you a broad range of options, so you can choose your own path.
Paris Ekman
’17 US - United States Babson is the real thing.
J.B. Kassarjian
US - United States I know my students will make a difference in the world.
Polina Raygorodskaya
’08 Having your own business is like riding an emotional roller coaster.
Catherine Portner
MBA'12 My brand: efficient, create problem solver with a smile.
Reagan Pollack
’07 I knew I had become a co-founder, and this was real.
Sara Gragnolati
MBA’10 US - United States There are no roadblocks, just new ways to approach goals.
Matt Hard
’17 US - United States Entrepreneurs make the world go ’round.
Kevin Li-Kai Kuo
’13 HK - Hong Kong The Babson community allows you to see who you were, find who you are, and define who you want to be.
Miles Masci
MBA’11 The world will never be perfect, but it's something we can strive to achieve.
Torry Stamm
US - United States New ideas and innovation are what keep businesses vital.
Abby Fabiaschi
US - United States Fear stands in the way of progress.
Marvin Tarawally
’17 LR - Liberia I’ve been inspired to believe even more that it’s possible to make the world better.
Aakaanksh Pothukutchi
’13 IN - India The Babson community inspired—and continues to inspire—me to dream.
Will Hallock
’14 US - United States At Babson, we're taught to think big.
Larry Fitzmaurice
’59 US - United States Be a witness to the fact that 'business' is not a dirty word.
Atsushi Takayama
MBA’19 US - United States I want to accelerate business innovation to make society better.
Dinesh Wadhwani
’12 The Babson experience does not compete with any other business school.
Michael Levy
US - United States The world needs socially responsible companies.
Derek Tu
’18 US - United States An entrepreneur is someone who challenges the status quo.
Nok Nikeu
MBA’18 US - United States At Babson, I feel like I’m part of a big family.
Chris Integlia
M'92 Realizing your ability to reshape your world is empowering.
Kelly McDonald
’09 US - United States Thinking entrepreneurially allows leaders to move their organization forward through innovation and change.
Chris Jacobs
’10 Entrepreneurship is the ultimate source of creativity in business.
James Jackson
’18 US - United States Babson’s diverse community facilitates interactions that lead to new perspectives and ideas.
Hirotsugu Oshiro
MBA’19 US - United States Babson’s faculty are really helpful, doing whatever they can to support students.
Eleni Vokas
MBA’19 US - United States I really enjoy the tightknit community Babson fosters with its MBA students.
Leonardo Robiglio
MBA’17 US - United States Babson professors are great mentors both inside and outside the classroom.
Zeke Zabinski
’18 US - United States Being here [at Babson] has encouraged me to try new experiences.
Timothy Ryan
’88 Babson taught me the more open minded you are to different ideas, the more impact you can have to help others.
Joan Segura Oyamburu
MBA’17 At Babson, we imagine utopian worlds, and we act upon our imagination to create them.
Colin Lieberman Daly
MBA’19 US - United States The students, faculty, and staff are what make Babson great.
Matthew Williams
’12 US - United States The alumni community at Babson is top-notch.
Amma Sefa-Dedeh
MBA’09 I wanted to create a business that would not just operate in Ghana but all over West Africa.
Ryusuke Komura
MBA’15 JP - Japan At Babson, I received valuable advice from passionate professors.
Stela Maksutaj
’17 US - United States “I was here to find my purpose, my calling, a way to use a Business Degree to help people.”
Brendan Picha
MBA'13 An entrepreneur is someone who jumps off a cliff, then assembles the airplane on the way down. — Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn
Shatiek Gatlin
’16 US - United States Babson isn’t just my college, it’s my family.
Bruno Fraga
US - United States Babson’s diverse community is like a family to me.
Joel Holland
’08 US - United States Where most people assume ‘someone else will do it,’ entrepreneurs take action.
Candida Brush
US - United States Teaching gives me a chance to translate my research into practical and actionable strategies.
Abby Speicher Carroll
MBA’15 US - United States The only way forward is through creative problem solving, and nobody is better at that than entrepreneurs.
John-Marshall Stubbs
MBA’14 US - United States If you couple a business mind with a creative mind, you get an unstoppable entrepreneur.
James Shaw
MBA’17 US - United States Babson gives the perfect combination of hands-on experiential learning along with a high-touch faculty.
Antonio Turco-Rivas
MBA’05 If you earn the respect and trust of the Babson Network, doors will open everywhere.
Kathleen Utecht
’03 US - United States An entrepreneur … has the grit to overcome issues that others would not approach.
Renzhentaxi
MBA’17 CN - China I’ve always wanted to start something of my own.
Jessica Pashos
’12 [At Babson], you'll interact with so many different types of people, so it is important to be willing to learn from each and everyone one of them.
Enrico Palmerino
’11 Other individuals think or hope for change. Entrepreneurs actually do.
Marissa Ferber
’09 US - United States Babson gave me the skills I needed to be successful, and the opportunities to define my own future.
Owen Shea
’17 US - United States You need to fail chasing opportunities and get out of your comfort zone.
Alison Mooradian
MBA’19 US - United States Every day, I learn from and am inspired by my classmates.
Brittany Lo
’14 Our whole mission is to make women look and feel beautiful at the most special times of their lives.
Daquan Oliver
’14 US - United States Entrepreneurship is the way you live life.
Trevor Hines
’13 Creative, thoughtful, and active thinking that leads to action not only in business, but in every aspect of life.
Danielle Urban
’12 US - United States The best way that Babson prepared me for my job was teaching me how to learn.
Dan Marques
’07 US - United States Entrepreneurship is an action-oriented mindset of driving growth, innovation, and adding value.
Artie D’Onofrio
’02 I was selling Beanie Babies in high school.
Oriana Torres
MBA’13 CO - Colombia Babson is all about collaboration.
Lily Wu
’18 US - United States Babson has shown me that entrepreneurs come in all shapes and sizes and do all different kinds of things.
Andrew Kidder
MBA’16 US - United States I've been able to gain a greater awareness of the world outside of my own little bubble, and I think I'm a much better person for it.
Eric Hudson
MBA'92 We started the company, in essence, to reuse the earth's resources.
Brian Hickey
’15 US - United States You don’t always know where the path will lead you, but the results and the destination make it worthwhile.
Lauren Snyder
’14 Babson [people] possess an innate passion for progress.
Miguel Matuk
MBA’15 MX - Mexico Be a catalyst for change.
Bill Green
’76, MBA’77, H’07 Corporations are nothing more than sole proprietors and small businesses flying in formation.
Melanie Jordan
’16 US - United States Babson prepared me to work hard.
Nicolas Khaliliyeh Yarur
MBA’19 US - United States My Babson classmates are extraordinary.
Amy Mon
’12 US - United States Babson has created a safe environment for students to take risks and go after their goals.
Roger Enrico
’65 Entrepreneurs make big changes to big things which is what generates real progress for all.
Joia Spinelli
MBA’19 US - United States Babson helped me realize my entrepreneurial potential.
Sebastian Fixson
US - United States The entrepreneurial energy that permeates this place is incredible.
Ascoli Federico
MS’16 IT - Italy I needed to put my dreams into action, and Babson was the best and most natural choice for that.
Bradley Hoffman
’82 US - United States You've got to love what you do.
Julia Taormina
’20 US - United States My parents and I were overjoyed when we realized how affordable it was going to be for me to go here.
Tommy Duquette
’12 US - United States Babson has the best ROI in the game.
Laura Jimenez
'17 US - United States Make sure you travel a challenging but rewarding journey.
Katherine Tecci
’02, MBA’06 Babson gives you the opportunity to work with real businesses and provide ideas and solutions.