Alumni Interviews

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The strategic management skills and international mindset I gained through CEMS definitely helped in keeping the overview of Epiclay’s overall strategic direction, as well as in understanding and leading a highly international team.

Christoph Hornik

Class of 2021, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)
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Christoph Hornik
"I think that life gave me a tough lesson of humility."

Humans of CEMS: Max Stefański

Class of 2020, SGH Warsaw School of Economics
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Max Stefański
" The Virtual European Forum was a great team effort, where motivated students from across the globe showed that the current situation also provides great opportunities."

Humans of CEMS: Patrick

Class of 2020, Aalto University School of Business
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"I can say that the whole journey leading to the foundation of our start-up has been intertwined and fuelled by the CEMS community."

Humans of CEMS: Martin Fortelný

Class of 2019, Prague University of Economics and Business
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Martin Fortelny
"I love to learn new things, just as I love to build new things. Starting a company while I study gives me the opportunity to do both. "

Humans of CEMS: Jo

Class of 2021, Nova School of Business and Economics
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"CEMSies not only went through the same challenges and experiences, but they also value international teams and are more than willing to support you, even if you are not from the country or region."

Humans of CEMS: Daniel Crossley

Class of 2020, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
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Daniel Crossley
"The CEMS program is extremely diverse in many dimensions which made it highly attractive to me."

Humans of CEMS: Victor Tibo

Class of 2019, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)
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Victor Tibo
"Gaining working experience in a foreign country is extremely important when you start out your career. Even though it requires you to step out of your comfort zone, it shapes you in several ways and opens up your mind to immerse yourself in a completely different culture."

Humans of CEMS: Sarah Said Daoud

Class of 2020, Korea University Business School
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Sarah Said Daoud
"Share your idea openly, find good people to work on it, but execution is what matters in the end."

Humans of CEMS: Ruben Schultz

Class of 2016, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
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Ruben Schultz
"I’m a strong believer in the human ability to innovate and adapt. I think CEMS and the CAA can have an even more important role representing how well global and local can function together in a world where many actors are becoming increasingly national."

Humans of CEMS: Rebeca Correa Ehrnrooth

Class of 1997, Stockholm School of Economics
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Rebeca Correa Ehrnrooth