Alumni Focus

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 Arturo Arrarte – Keeping remote workforces together with the power of team collaboration technology

Arturo Arrarte – Keeping remote workforces together with the power of team collaboration technology

As the Head of Enterprise for the international software company, Slack, in the Asia Pacific region, Macquarie Business School alumnus, Arturo Arrarte (PCMgmt 2008, MMgt 2012, MBA 2013), knows what it takes to lead a fast-growing company from strength-to-strength. In 2012, Arturo completed his Master of Management degree, a program designed specifically for recent graduates and early career...

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 Jessica Tanoesoedibjo – Leading with heart

Jessica Tanoesoedibjo – Leading with heart

  In life, there are pivotal moments. Times when everything you thought you knew is called into question, and the way you view the world changes forever. Studying in Australia was such a catalyst for Jessica Tanoesoedibjo (MIntTradeCommLaw 2015), influencing her life ever since as she ensures social responsibility goes firmly hand in hand with profit. Some people are motivated to do...

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 Lex Pedersen – A passion for internal combustion

Lex Pedersen – A passion for internal combustion

Lex Pedersen (BA 1999) is one of those people in business who others are just drawn to, and not just because of his depth of experience. There’s something about his approach (and no doubt success) that people clearly admire. But it goes beyond that. It’s his passion. Maybe it’s knowing that someone has scaled the heights of their own well-known business, surviving the flames in the proc...

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 Justus Hammer – Creating a better world through entrepreneurship

Justus Hammer – Creating a better world through entrepreneurship

With over a decade of entrepreneurial experience in the Australian tech industry, Justus Hammer (MComm 2008) is no stranger to the start-up world. After graduating from Macquarie University in 2008 with a Master of Commerce, majoring in Information Technology, Justus saw early success with the group-buying start-up, Spreets, which he helped co-found. The website specialised in offering excl...

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 Michelle Price – The heart of cybsersecurity

Michelle Price – The heart of cybsersecurity

It could be said that some of the most successful people are also those most comfortable with risk. It’s certainly true for Michelle Price (BA 1999), CEO of AustCyber, Australia’s Cyber Security Growth Network, who has made a career out of it. Well and truly in her stride, Michelle leads from the centre and is proving that even in one of the most technical and technologically driven indust...

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 Greg Moss – Shining bright

Greg Moss – Shining bright

Speaking with Greg Moss from his New York home, where he has just enjoyed the rare chance to read his son a bedtime story, it’s easy to forget he is one of the youngest public company general counsels on Wall Street. ‘The days are very long, but I’m home now,’ he says with a touch of weariness. Still, he’s generous with his time and thoughts, relaxed even, and it feels like you’...