• It’s not about business, it’s about life!

    Presented by Kent J. Thiry, DaVita’s Chairman and CEO Kent Thiry, Chairman and CEO of DaVita, spoke at the Business School’s inaugural CEO Briefing about DaVita’s remarkable turnaround from a nearly bankrupt provider of dialysis services to its position today as a $6 billion leader in kidney care. When Thiry joined DaVita in 1999, the company was under investigation by the SEC.  Read more

    February 22, 2010
    Rebecca Ward
  • Alumni Profile: Justin Perkins, 11-Month MBA ’03

    Nuts for Business: 11-month MBA Grad Wins Bard Center Entrepreneurship Award

    If every business owner had the same drive for social responsibility as Olomomo Nut Company founder Justin Perkins, the world would be a better place. A native of Boulder, Perkins started his business in an effort to provide a healthy alternative to snacks currently found in places like coffee shops.  Read more

    January 1, 2010
    Tyghe Boone-Worthman
  • 2009 Become a Business Leader with the Edge

    In October 2009, the Center for Information Technology Innovation (CITI) and CU Denver Business School’s Information Systems Association (ISA) hosted the fourth-annual CIO executive panel event, “Become a Business Leader With an Edge.” The annual event provides an opportunity for students to learn about what executives are looking for and what they see as the future of business and information technology.  Read more

    October 31, 2009
    Tyghe Boone-Worthman
  • 2009 Business Plan Competition Winners

    First Place: OLOMOMO NUT COMPANY Justin Perkins, Peter Genuardi

    Olomomo Nut Company aspires to be the foremost high-end, all natural and organic nut brand with its kettle-roasted nuts, coated with original and unexpected exotic spices and flavor blends. Olomomo will initially distribute through specialty coffee shops across America to conscious consumers who crave quality, delicious, high-protein, socially responsible products.  Read more

    June 16, 2009
    Rebecca Ward
  • Past Luminaries at the Celebration of Success

    May 22, 2009
    Rebecca Ward
  • 2008: Top-level executives speak to students about their experience and what they need to compete

    For a third consecutive year, the Center for Information Technology Innovation (CITI) and CU Denver’s Information Systems Association presented Become a Leader with an Edge. This year’s event had nearly 200 students and faculty attend the event, unlike like year’s event which competed with the Rockies’ World Series game for attendance. Featured was a panel of top-level executives from CITI companies to talk to and answer questions from students.  Read more

    October 31, 2008
    Tyghe Boone-Worthman
  • 2008 Business Plan Competition Award Winners

    1st Place: DEVELOPING MINDS SOFTWARE, Dawn & Mason Gregg, Michael Erskine, Colette Hanley, Lynn Sargent

    Developing Minds Software offers unique web-based software services designed to address the needs of families and educational institutions challenged with serving the developmentally disabled. Their product, DDtrac, is a Web 2.0 application that allows for the efficient capture and analysis of special education data.  Read more

    June 16, 2008
    Rebecca Ward