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MBA Associates

We offer an MBA Associates Program to first-year students to become an active participant in the digital business discussions offered by CDS. The students engage with center staff and faculty, second-year MBA Fellows, and alumni and other executives on digital strategy topics, forming a community of interest addressing technology trends and their implications for business leaders in the digital age. For a list of all previous and current MBA Associates, click here.

  • Ed Adegboye T’24

    Previous Employers: The Fulham Group; NETSCOUT
    Undergraduate Institution: Obafemi Awolowo University
    Interests: The future of mobility, Web3 applications, AR/VR, AI/machine learning
    Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: Cloudland Farm

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  • Nneka Ajewole T’24

    Previous Employers: PwC; Undergraduate Institution: University of Ilorin Interests: eCommerce, cybersecurity, synergies between organizational and digital strategies Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: The Connecticut riverbank

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  • Leslie Akplah T’24

    Previous Employers: AstraZeneca; mPharma Undergraduate Institution: Kwame Nkrumah' University of Science and Technology, Kumasi (PharmD) Interests: Digital business models, big data, fintech, the metaverse, blockchain Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: The Connecticut riverbank

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  • Olakunle Alao T’24

    Previous Employers: Venture Garden Group; AFEX Undergraduate Institution: Osun State University Interests: Platform play, embedded finance, digital distribution channels Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: Somewhere between Umpleby's or JAG Productions Previous Employers: Hubspot; Oracle Undergraduate Institution: Boston University Interests:…

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  • Meghna Ananta T’24

    Previous Employers: Hubspot; Oracle
    Undergraduate Institution: Boston University
    Interests: Cloud, digital marketing, automation
    Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: King Arthur Baking Company

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  • Marisa Baglaneas T’24

    Previous Employers: Massachusetts General Hospital; WGBH Undergraduate Institution: University of Massachusetts Amherst Interests: Digital go-to-market strategy, business analytics, product marketing Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: Dartmouth swim dock on the Connecticut River

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  • Zalman Bernstein T’24

    Previous Employers: GreySpark Partners Undergraduate Institution: University of Southern California Interests: Strategies for digital media platforms/content, the future of work, access to internet / digital resources for developing countries Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: The docks behind campus

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  • Beth Bollinger T’24

    Previous Employers: UW Credit Union; Epic Undergraduate Institution: Washington University in Saint Louis Interests: Digital transformation, interoperability, B2B enterprise software, corporate responsibility in tech Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: The White Mountains for a hike or picnic

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  • Tatum Bradley T’24

    Previous Employers: MFS Investment Management Undergraduate Institution: University of Saint Andrews Interests: Digital business models, big data, fintech, the metaverse, blockchain Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: The Connecticut River (laying on docks/kayaking)

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  • Manasa Buddharaju T’24

    Previous Employers: PayPal; OLA Undergraduate Institution: GITAM University Interests: Data sciences, future of media and entertainment (Metaverse, media tech), digital health - virtual music therapy Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: Occom Pond - River Trail

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  • Amanda Buontempo T’24

    Previous Employers: Acronym Undergraduate Institution: Babson College Interests: Consumer data privacy, the future of digital marketing/ advertising measurement, AdTech, & MarTech Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: Norwich Farmers Market

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  • Laura D’Angelo T’24

    Previous Employers: prose; Glossier; Chanel Undergraduate Institution: Colgate University  Interests: E-commerce/DTC brands, digital marketing, digital media/content Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: King Arthur Baking Company

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  • Jerome Delmotte T’24

    Previous Employers: Diageo; Schneider Electric Undergraduate Institution: Ministère de l'Éducation nationale et de la Jeunesse Interests: IoT and IIoT, digital business models, the future of work Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: Long Trail Brewing Company

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  • Max Eberhart T’24

    Previous Employers: Silicon Valley Bank Undergraduate Institution: Colby College Interests: Digital transformations application in emission reduction, machine learning/AI Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: Lake Sunapee

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  • Hilary Fitzsimmons T’24

    Previous Employers: Vox Media Undergraduate Institution: Occidental College Interests: Media consolidation, organizational structures, diversifying digital revenue, new products Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: Hiking in the mountains

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  • Allison (Allie) Forlenza T’24

    Previous Employers: Catalyst Investors; Bank of America Merrill Lunch Undergraduate Institution: University of Notre Dame Interests: B2B SaaS, AI / ML, Cloud Computing Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: Umpleby's

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  • Claire Gaffney T’24

    Previous Employers: Deloitte Consulting Undergraduate Institution: University of Notre Dame Interests: Digital health, build vs. buy, artificial intelligence / machine learning, consumer data exchange Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: Still North Books (inside); Pine Park (outside)

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  • Ruchi Gayakwad T’24

    Previous Employers: Acuity Knowledge Partners; Moody's Analytics Undergraduate Institution: Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay Interests: Metaverse, blockchain technology, 2 sided market places Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: Quechee Gorge

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  • Jake Goldklang T’24

    Previous Employers: Google; NBC Sports Group Undergraduate Institution: Vanderbilt University  Interests: Digital media, mobility/autonomous vehicles, sustainability Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: Norwich Inn

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  • Greg Jacobson T’24

    Previous Employers: Deloitte Consulting Undergraduate Institution: UNSW Sydney Interests: ERPs as strategic enablers, digital tailored experience, CRM Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: King Arthur Baking Company

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  • Chirag Kataruka T’24

    Previous Employers: Swvl, nexquare Undergraduate Institution: Bhartiya Vidya Bhavans Sardar Patel Institute of Technology Munshi Nagar Andheri Mumbai Interests: Digital transformation as it relates to sustainability, healthcare and access to education Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: Gile Mountain

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  • Shane Kim T’24

    Previous Employers: Altman Solon; Altman Vilandrie & Company Undergraduate Institution: Yale University Interests: Connectivity infrastructure (e.g., broadband deployments in underserved communities), the future of digital infrastructure (e.g., migration to hybrid and multi-cloud deployments), supporting innovations in enterprise software (e.g., the…

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  • Andrea Lau T’24

    Previous Employers: Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Undergraduate Institution: Queen's University  Interests: Big data, data visualization, AI, digital transformation Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: Cloudland Farm

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  • Thomas (Tom) Lucy T’24

    Previous Employers: IDEXX
    Undergraduate Institution: Bowdoin College
    Interests: Data, machine learning, cloud computing, business models
    Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: Mascoma Lake

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  • Ben Marshall T’24

    Previous Employers: Alchemmy Consulting, UK Government, Orgvue
    Undergraduate Institution: University of Oxford
    Interests: Digital business models; tech-for-good (including Health and EdTech); Machine learning
    Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: When moving, the river. When still, Umpleby’s.

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  • Hope Matthews T’24

    Previous Employers: Discovery, Inc. Undergraduate Institution: Middlebury College Interests: Direct-to-consumer, fintech, mobile payments Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: King Arthur Baking Company

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  • Cameren McGinn T’24

    Previous Employers: Frost Giant Studios, Inc.; US Navy Undergraduate Institution: University of Connecticut Interests: Gaming, esports, cloud services, remote work Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: Campion Ice Rink

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  • Juhi Patel T’24

    Previous Employers: Ally; Slalom Undergraduate Institution: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Interests: Web 3.0, product management, product marketing Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: Boston Lot Lake

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  • Ava Pavao T’24

    Previous Employers: Brand Networks; Vivoom, Inc. Undergraduate Institution: Hobart and William Smith College Interests: AI/machine learning, digital business models, digital transformation in traditional verticals Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: Norwich Farmers Market

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  • Cordelia Prouvost T’24

    Previous Employers: SheFly Apparel Undergraduate Institution: Middlebury College Interests: Ethics of digital warfare, data privacy, retail/shopping habits and digital sizing Favorite Place in the Upper Valley: Mink Meadow Farm

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