Experience Darden
Experience Darden #66: Harsha Gummagatta, MBA Class of 2021 and President of the Tech Club

Experience Darden #66: Harsha Gummagatta, MBA Class of 2021 and President of the Tech Club

May 29, 2020

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with rising Second Year student Harsha Gummagatta. Harsha is President of the Tech Club, and he is also host of A Professor and a Playlist, a new virtual Zoom event in which Darden faculty members share songs that are meaningful to them. Recent guests include Shane Dikolli, Ed Freeman, Lalin Anik and more. Be sure to check out the companion Spotify playlist for weekly selections.  

Experience Darden #65: Jeff Tang (MBA ‘13), Senior Director for General Management and Marketing Careers

Experience Darden #65: Jeff Tang (MBA ‘13), Senior Director for General Management and Marketing Careers

May 22, 2020

In this episode of the podcast we connect with Jeff Tang (MBA ’13). In addition to being a Darden alumnus, Jeff is the new Senior Director for General Management and Marketing Careers at the Darden School of Business. We recently caught up with him via Zoom to talk about his background and what attracted to his new role with the Career Development team

Experience Darden #64: Megan Bailey and Henrique Lopes, MBA Class of 2021

Experience Darden #64: Megan Bailey and Henrique Lopes, MBA Class of 2021

May 15, 2020

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with two of the newly elected leaders of the Darden Student Association (DSA), Megan Bailey and Henrique Lopes. We recently connected with Megan and Henrique via Zoom to talk about Quarter 4, their transition to virtual classes, what attracted them to their DSA roles and how the Darden community is staying connected during this time of physical distancing.  

Experience Darden #63: Jeff McNish, Assistant Dean for Career Development

Experience Darden #63: Jeff McNish, Assistant Dean for Career Development

May 8, 2020

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Jeff McNish. Jeff is Darden’s Assistant Dean for Career Development and a repeat guest on the podcast. We recently connected with Jeff via Zoom to talk about how the Career team is supporting students during the coronavirus pandemic, the team’s early plans for our incoming Full-Time MBA Class of 2022 and more.

Experience Darden #62: Scott Beardsley, Dean of the UVA Darden School of Business

Experience Darden #62: Scott Beardsley, Dean of the UVA Darden School of Business

May 1, 2020

In this very special edition of both the Experience Darden podcast and The ExecMBA Podcast, we catch up with the Dean of the Darden School of Business, Scott Beardsley. During this wide-ranging conversation, Scott shares insights about his life and background, how his long tenure at McKinsey helps guide his work as Dean, how he and the leadership team at Darden are navigating the coronavirus pandemic, why he’s optimistic about the future and more!