• After 20 years of working on the buy side and on the sell side of the financial industry, this volatility arbitrage quant went back to school.

    Why One of Asia’s Most Successful Quants Went Back to School at HEC Paris Executive MBA

    Over a career spanning two decades in Hong Kong and Tokyo, Jean-Noel Payer built up quite a reputation for himself as one of Asia-Pacific’s top volatility arbitrage quantitative traders. His LinkedIn page, for one, reads like a playbook in career progression for any aspiring hedge fund manager with lofty goals: Senior Equity Derivatives Trader, Senior… Continue Reading

  • HEC Executive MBA alum Henrique Sigolo went from classic finance at General Electric to running FP&A for Amazon Brazil.

    How my Executive MBA Helps Me Run Amazon’s Financial Planning in Brazil

    “I already had a pretty great role,” Henrique Sigolo says of his career before beginning his Executive MBA at HEC Paris.  “So, if my next step was going to be going back to school, I was really only considering the top programs.” And given his CV alone, Henrique would make a lot of sense as… Continue Reading

  • Executive MBA alumni have consistently achieved significant career and financial progression, with an average salary increase of 81% three years after graduation.

    HEC Paris Executive MBA ranked #1 in Europe and #3 worldwide by Financial Times in 2020 EMBA ranking

    The HEC Paris Executive MBA is delighted to announce it has been ranked #1 in Europe and #3 worldwide in the Financial Times’ 2020 EMBA rankings. The Trium Global Executive MBA, a joint EMBA between HEC Paris, London School of Economics and Political Science and NYU Stern came in at an impressive #4 place. Assessed… Continue Reading

  • Marie Skinner is Head of Life Sciences at B-Hive Engineering and is Academic Delegate for her intake.

    Meet the Class at HEC Paris Executive MBA: Academic Delegate Marie Skinner

    “It was always my dream to do HEC Paris, ever since I was 16,” says Marie Skinner, Academic Class Delegate for the Executive MBA participants of EM2021. “I never actually thought they would accept me,” she laughs. For Marie, the long and winding road that led right to HEC’s doors has been as circuitous geographically… Continue Reading

  • Deepak converted his experience in Oil & Gas into a lucrative position at BCG.

    How My Executive MBA Helped Me Pivot to a Job at Boston Consulting Group

    There are myriad reasons why people decide to pursue an Executive MBA. Business leaders will occasionally arrive at the realization that although they are already experienced managers, there are aspects of their work that they wish they understood better. Often, their motivation lies in the desire for advanced business courses that delve into the intricacies… Continue Reading

  • Ponziani equipped herself with the tools she uses to drive growth at the European Space Agency by pursuing her Executive MBA.

    How the HEC Executive MBA Helped a Rocket Scientist’s Career Blast Off

    When the gargantuan Ariane 5 rocket last blasted majestically into space from the European Space Agency’s (ESA) launchpad in French Guyana, Donatella Ponziani’s fingerprints were all over it. Not in the literal sense, of course; when not in the control room in Kourou, she was monitoring the launch from her desk in the nondescript Parisian… Continue Reading

  • For HEC Executive MBA workshop presenter Joseph Liu, networking is all about preparation and persistence.

    Networking in the New Normal

    Students at the HEC Paris Executive MBA receive exclusive training on how to succeed in any market scenario. Topics include but are not limited to: leveraging your own experience, decrypting market trends, and getting your network to work for you. This is a snapshot of what’s on offer at our Personal Professional Development (PPD) workshops,… Continue Reading

  • Marc Beretta's executive workshop equips you with an easy-to-follow formula for foolproof career strategy .

    Executive Career Strategy Mapped Out in 3 Easy Steps

    Landing your dream job requires a clear and focused road map. Whether your dream job is sitting on the C-suite of a major firm to heading up your own industry-disrupting start-up to somewhere in between, seasoned Career and Executive Master Certified Coach and HEC EMBA presenter Marc Beretta preaches a simple career strategy: bringing clarity… Continue Reading

  • Learning the ingredients for successful innovation and how to apply them to any career.

    The HEC Paris Executive MBA has a reputation for nurturing the innovative skills of some of the world’s finest entrepreneurs. We spoke to Italian-French EMBA participant and Human Resources Manager Gabriele Pontalti about his experience, fresh off the first week of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation specialization. Why did you choose the ‘Innovate Like An Entrepreneur’… Continue Reading