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Ebru Kasikaralar

Major: Undergraduate IEOR IEOR: What are your post-graduation plans (Grad school, industry, travel, etc.)? Ebru Kasikaralar: I will be doing PhD in Management Science and Operations Management at Chicago Booth. IEOR: What is your favorite IEOR class and why? Ebru Kasikaralar: My favorite IEOR class was IEOR 180, senior project. I really liked being able to…

Anjali Gopal

BS (‘15) Strategy Analyst, 3M What did you do after graduating from Cal? I worked at Apple for two and a half years in two different topics: Manufacturing Design and Operations&Strategy – and now I’ve currently been working at 3M for a year in Strategy and Business Process Optimization What is the most challenging part…

Averell Wallach

BS (‘17) Industrial Engineer, SpaceX What are you currently working on? Sending folks to Mars! I am working with a small “data team” to ensure manufacturing problems do not become a risk to launch. We developed a machine learning algorithm to detect and assess risky issues to facilitate our transition to manned space flight. What…

Taylor Smith

BS (‘10) CEO & Cofounder, Blueboard What did you do after graduating from Cal? I started my career in management consulting at Accenture, before realizing that the corporate world wasn’t for me. I still remember how horrified my parents were when I left Accenture to sell solar panels door to door in San Jose. Eventually…

Michelle Fisher

Michelle Fisher Class of 1986 B.S. IEOR CEO and Founder of Blaze Mobile Michelle Fisher (IEOR ‘86) is the CEO and Founder of Blaze Mobile, a 10 year-old Berkeley company developing mobile commerce, health care, banking, and advertising solutions. She has successfully raised millions of dollars in private financing for Blaze and has nearly fifty…

David Choi

David Choi Class of 2010 IEOR B.S. 1989 & M.S. 1990 Professor and Director of Entrepreneurship Center Loyola Marymount University What did you do after graduating from Cal? I first worked for an Operations Research consulting firm called Decision Focus. Then, after my Ph.D. in Management from UCLA, I worked for The Boston Consulting Group.…