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Meet Merage - MBA Fall Open House
 

Join us to learn more about the Merage School advantage! Experience the Merage School first-hand by spending a half-day on campus. You will meet the Admission Directors and other key faculty and staff, and interact with current students and alumni from all of our MBA programs including: Full-Time MBA,  Fully Employed MBA and Executive MBA.


Featured Speakers

Dr. Oscar E. Chavez
FEMBA 2012

Oscar, a veterinarian and educator with a progressive career founded upon a solid commitment to pet advocacy, and above anything else, integrity, education, and sound veterinary principles. Currently, he is the Chief Medical Officer and Senior Formulator at JustFoodForDogs LLC, whose daily mission is to help as many pets as possible live longer, healthier lives through proven, balanced, whole food diets. Dr. Chavez graduated in 2006 from the Royal Veterinary College, University of London, and started his career with Banfield, the world’s largest veterinary practice, where he became Chief of Staff. In 2009, he joined the faculty of the Animal and Veterinary Science department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. There, he was Director of the Animal Health Science veterinary technician program from 2010 – 2013, and remains an adjunct faculty and researcher, and professor of veterinary clinical nutrition. Additionally, he served as a member of the Multidisciplinary Committee and the Registered Veterinary Technician Committee for the California State Veterinary Medical Board. In 2012, Dr. Chavez completed his MBA from UC Irvine. He earned his bachelors at UC Berkeley.

Nick Tran
MBA 2011

Nick Tran recently joined Hulu as VP of Brand and Culture Marketing. He previously was Head of Brand Culture at Samsung Electronics. Nick’s main responsibilities include developing a brand strategy for Hulu as well as campaigns, activations and a strong social media presence. Some of Nick’s major accomplishments prior to joining Hulu include a strategic partnership between Samsung and Disney to create Disney character AR emojis.

During his time as VP of Marketing at Stance, launched their Star Wars line along with an award-winning website that allowed customers to “shop with the force.” He also established a partnership with Kia Motors for a Super Bowl ad with Christopher Walken and a custom Stance Sock hand puppet.

Prior to his role at Stance, Nick served as Digital Marketing and Social Media Lead at Taco Bell Corp, where he was the first full-time digital/social hire for the brand.  Projects he worked on received numerous accolades including: 2013 Ad Age's Marketers of the Year, 2014 AdWeek's Hottest Digital Marketer, and 2015 Fast Company's Most Innovative Brands in Advertising. 

FTMBA Agenda

9:00am-10:00am

Registration (continental breakfast provided)

10:00am-10:10am

Welcome and UCI Merage School Difference

10:10am-10:50am

Keynote Presentation

10:50am-11:00am

Short Break - FTMBA Program Breakout Session

11am-11:30am

Career Center Overview

11:30am-12:00pm

Week in the Life and Current Student Q&A

12:00pm-12:30pm

Alumni Panel

12:30pm-1:30pm

Networking Lunch with Alumni and Students

FEMBA Agenda

9:00am-10:00am

Registration (continental breakfast provided)

10:00am-10:10am

Welcome and UCI Merage School Difference

10:10am-10:50am

Keynote Presentation

10:50am-11:00am

Short Break - FEMBA Program Breakout Session

11:00am-11:30am

Program Overview

11:30am-12:00pm

Alumni Panel

12:00pm-1:30pm

Networking Lunch with Alumni and Students

EMBA Agenda

9:00am-10:00am

Registration (continental breakfast provided)

10:00am-10:10am

Welcome and UCI Merage School Difference

10:10am-10:50am

Keynote Presentation

10:50am-11:00am

Short Break - EMBA Program Breakout Session

11:00am-11:30am

Program Overview

11:30am-12:00pm

Alumni Panel

12:00pm-1:30pm

Networking Lunch with Alumni and Students

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Event Details

Date: 11.03.2018
Time: 09:00 a.m. - 01:30 p.m.
Event Type: Public

Venue

Paul Merage School of Business - Main Lobby
4293 Pereira Drive
Irvine, CA 92697

Organizer

Full-Time MBA Program
Fully Employed and Executive MBA Programs