Notable Alumni

MIT Sloan attracts people who like to make things happen. So it’s no surprise that more than half of our 20,000 alumni are senior executives, and some 20 percent have earned the role of president or CEO. Many are also entrepreneurs: MIT Sloan graduates have founded more than 650 companies. Flourishing in 90 different countries, our alumni include prominent leaders inside and outside the world of business, including:

Former Commandant of the United States Coast Guard, principal federal official and federal coordinating officer for Hurricanes Katrina and Rita recovery efforts, and Deepwater Horizon Response National Incident Commander 
Admiral Thad Allen, SF ’89

Former U.N. Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Kofi Annan, SF ’72

CEO of GoLoco and former Zipcar CEO
Robin Chase, SM ’86

Former Hewlett-Packard President and CEO
Carly Fiorina, SF ’89

Ford Motor Company Executive Chairman and former CEO
William Clay Ford Jr., SF ’84

Former President of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Bruce Gordon, SF ’88

President of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Michael Kaiser, SM ’77

Former Battelle Memorial Institute President and CEO
Carl Kohrt, SF ’91

Merck Executive Vice President and CFO
Judy Lewent, SM ’72

Cerveceria Polar CA CEO
Lorenzo Mendoza, SM ’93

PA Consulting Group Executive Chairman
Jon Moynihan, SM ’77

Prime Minister of Israel
Benjamin Netanyahu, SM ’76

Founder and Chairman Emeritus International Securities Exchange E*Trade Group
William (Bill) Porter, SF ’67

Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer of the United States Postal Service
John Potter, SF ’95

Former Chairman and CEO of Citicorp
John Reed, SM ’65

Former Chairman of MFS Investment Management
Jeffrey Shames, SM ’83

President of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and Former President and CEO of NTT Mobile Comm Inc.
Keiji Tachikawa, SF ’78

Chairman and Former CEO of Symantec
John Thompson, SF ’83

Aetna Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Ronald Williams, SF ’84