Nick tells his story of how the tight-knit Washington, D.C., tech community prepared him for his move to the competitive culture of Silicon Valley.
Layla al-Dorani, BSBA '07
Al-Dorani is using the skills she learned at Kogod to get her company Raw Me, a raw food and juice store, off the ground in Qatar. "I want to keep helping others, especially women and entrepreneurs, that's what I've always wanted to do."
Paradise believes there is a right person for every job. He paired this belief with the management and consulting skills he learned at Kogod's MBA program. After graduation, he founded his own start-up, Sysazzle, a national staffing and recruiting company.
Bridges started out in the finance world after Kogod. But when he felt his creativity waning, he struck out on his own, turning a hobby into a full-time photography business. "It's not a complete day unless I have worked 15 hours," he said.