Twenty-six years ago, Joseph Baratta (B’93) walked across the Georgetown University commencement stage to receive his diploma and was prepared to begin his career at Morgan Stanley. He never imagined that he would find himself once again on the Healy Lawn stage, this time to address the McDonough School of Business Class of 2019.
Joseph Patrick Baratta II (B’93), global head of private equity and senior managing director at Blackstone, will address the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Class of 2019 on Friday, May 17, at 3 p.m. on Healy Lawn.
The annual Strategy Saturday event is part of a wide array of career resources offered to executive degree students that provide the experience and connections they need to achieve their career aspirations.
One Georgetown student’s efforts to save lives through vital monitoring and emergency alert wearable devices received a significant boost Nov. 28, thanks to Ted Leonsis (C’77, P’14, P’15), Zach Leonsis (MBA’15), and a team of expert entrepreneurs at Georgetown Entrepreneurship’s second annual “Bark Tank” pitch competition at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
Georgetown McDonough recently earned two places on the Economist’s 2018 Executive MBA rankings. The Global Executive MBA is 11th in the world, and the Executive MBA is 18th in the United States and 32nd in the world.
Ursula Burns asked the Georgetown McDonough class of 2018 to emerge from the sidelines and actively engage in change for the better so that future generations do not face the same obstacles she encountered.
As urban populations increase to roughly 2.5 billion people by 2050, cities will need to evolve to meet the resulting resource demands by applying big data, according to a capstone project by six EMBA students.