Tag: alumni

COM Alum Stars in Latest “Real Housewives” Series

When The Real Housewives of Orange County debuted in 2006, it became an instant hit for parent network Bravo, with its cast of affluent, attractive women engaging in diva-like behavior. The show just finished its 10th season with an average 2.7 million viewers, its success inspiring a series of spin-offs set in Atlanta, New York… Read More

Jen Rodstrom ’02, Temkin Group

What has your career/education path been like since graduating? I have built a successful career over the past 10+ years as a customer experience practitioner and market research professional. My areas of expertise include customer insight, voice of the customer, text analytics, and all facets of market research. After graduating from COM, I worked for… Read More

Film and Television alum Henry Hughes wins Oscar nomination

COM alum Henry Hughes (’06) scored an Oscar nomination for his short film, “Day One,” which follws the story of an Afghan-American woman joins the U.S. military as an interpreter and is sent to Afghanistan. On her first mission, she follows the troops as they hunt down a bomb-maker, and must overcome the gender and… Read More

Trio of alumnae among Hollywood’s Power 100

The Hollywood Reporter‘s annual Women in Entertainment Power 100 list highlights the entertainment industry’s top figures — the executives, reps, dealmakers, producers, showrunners and stars — who made an impact each year. The 2015 list, released Wednesday, features COM alumnae Nancy Dubuc ’91, Bonnie Arnold ’78, and Bonnie Hammer (COM’71, SED’75). Since her promotion to… Read More

Dave Blumberg ‘12, ESPN

  What has your career/education path been like since graduating? After graduating from Boston University in December 2011, I immediately accepted a position at ESPN in New York City as a Senior Analyst of Advertiser Insights. I report to Ad Sales through ideating and executing cross-platform effectiveness research, utilizing a variety of methodologies, from traditional… Read More

TJ Keitt (’03, ’05) Forrester Research

What has your career/education path been like since graduating? I’ve approached my career opportunistically since graduating from COM — trying to sponge up as much information as possible at each stop I’ve made. When I left the master’s program, I landed a job at a new product development consultancy, which taught me a lot about… Read More

Dinaz Kachhi-Jiwani ’06, Lead Researcher

What has your career/education path been like since graduating? Upon graduation, I started my career at Nielsen as a Methodological Research Analyst providing research solutions, driving innovation and digital measurement. Five years at Nielsen provided me a solid background of different methodologies, client interaction and performing research on research. I moved to Dallas to be… Read More

COM Stories