“Are You Destined to Deal?” With Goldman Sachs Managing Director Jim Donovan

JIM DONOVAN: The topic today is, are you destined to deal? And I’m going to talk about what it’s like to work as a lawyer, or an investment banker, on transactions, corporate transactions. And I’m going to split the talk into two parts, mainly the second part. The first part, I’ll spend a little bit…

Three Things: What is Disruptive Innovation?

[MUSIC PLAYING] History is littered with successful businesses disrupted by new technologies and upstart companies who redefine markets and deliver value in new ways. Kodak, BlackBerry, Blockbuster, or just a few iconic companies that have been disrupted in recent years. But disruption is not new. It’s been around for generations. While disruptions vary in timing…

How the Darden Community Prepared Me for a Career in Investment Banking

coming to Darden and I knew that I probably wouldn't find that many people that are like me and on the contrary actually because I've been able to find not only acquaintances but really good friends who share similar interests similar passions and values that I holds dear to me and these people have really…

The Rotunda Renovation

the Rotunda is ultimately the symbol of the University it gives you something that really goes to the base of emotions that you realize that here I am right in the middle of one of the great architectural accomplishments of all time what you get here is Jefferson's vision that architecture isn't just simply keep…

Three Things: What Is Impact Investing?

if you search for the term impact investing you will find a number of very dry formal definitions like impact investments our investments made was the intention to generate impact alongside a financial return such definitions only muddy the water here are three things you need to know about impact investing first impact investing is…