Tennessee Volunteer Grant Williams (HCB, ’19) is well known as a man of stature on and off the basketball court, but he’s also a man of character.Friends and family describe him as humble, smart, persevering, and always willing to lend a listening ear.
Horton has spent the past 12 years playing a numbers game on the business side of Major League Baseball. Now senior director of data science at MLB, he leads projects that look closely at fan behavior and decision-making and use that data to present fans with media and products that fit their interests.
IN 2010, THE HASLAM COLLEGE OF BUSINESS made the pioneering decision to start the first master’s program in business analytics. Faculty members, led by professor emeritus Kenneth Gilbert, recognized a global need for data analysts attuned to the needs of industry and equipped to interpret the tremendous amounts of data generated in a digital age.
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Biomedical Engineer Finds Entrepreneurial Success at Haslam
No. 1 Worldwide with Bloomberg
Haslam Leads World in Certifications, Trades $3 Million in Funds
Shay Scott - Executive Director of the Global Supply Chain Institute, Professor of Practice, and Benz Supply Chain Leadership Fellow
Chad Autry - Associate Dean for Research and Faculty, FedEx Corporation Endowed Professor of Supply Chain, and R. Stanley Bowden II Research Fellow
William Fox - Randy and Jenny Boyd Distinguished Professor, Director, and Boyd Center for Business & Economic Research
Randy Bradley - Associate Professor
Matthew Murray - Ball Corporation Professor in Business, Baker Center Director, and Associate Director and Professor
ResearchCelebrity CEO Behavior
CELEBRITY CEOS SUCH AS TELSA co-founder Elon Musk owe their celebrity to four media narratives that can benefit their companies but also trap them if business conditions change. Those narratives—creator, transformer, rebel or savior—are tropes through which the media elevates CEOs to fame.Read more