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Meeting the challenges of corporate finance -Steven Voogd Boom
HEC Paris alumnus, Steven Voogd Boom is a finance professional with experience in FP&A, accounting and corporate finance. Having worked for Big 4 auditing (PwC), start-ups (DaVita Inc.’s international division) and private equity-owned companies (Lumileds, formerly Philips), he has an impressive ...
Driving innovation to create value and growth
Learning online and on the job – the power of curiosity
Fabienne Diouf had doubts about adding an online Executive Master's Program to an already-busy schedule. At the time, she was the Cooperation and Trade Director at the Sultanate of Oman Embassy in Senegal and had two young children. But she soon found a rhythm and settled into the work, and now she ...
Finance with a positive social impact
Innovation and social business - Maysoon Barber
I have gained strong experience of working in Education and Culture since my role as a Head of Communications at the Sorbonne Abu Dhabi University. Following my mission of starting the Sorbonne University in Abu Dhabi and working there for more than 7 years, I joined the Fatima bint Hazza Cultural ...
How chief happiness officers can create mutually beneficial value in the workplace
What do SAP, Amazon, Google, and Airbnb have in common? They have all added a CHO, or Chief Happiness Officer, to their executive ranks in response to increasing evidence that happy workers are more productive, efficient, and engaged. Although there no is universally established definition of the ...
Innovation, entrepreneurship and online learning: a global executive forges his own path
François Lignon has always valued education. But when he decided to enroll in the HEC Paris MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, he ended up learning even more than he had anticipated. The course was François' first experience with online education, and it provided many lessons beyond the formal ...