Published: March 15, 2013
Sloanie Tim with Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson
Since then, Tim has been hanging around MIT Sloan and the Office of External Relations. He is a close relative—and somewhat confusingly shares a name with—MIT’s mascot, Tim the Beaver.
Illustration — Dave Raney, SM ’65
Tim’s first known appearance at MIT Sloan was in 1964 on this sticker and on a set of sweatshirts. He was designed by Dave Raney, SM ’65, and was known back then as the “executive beaver.” He has long quit smoking, but is known to still don his top hat on occasion.
But these days Tim will sometimes throw on a hoodie, and pull an all-nighter studying.
A few things to know about Tim:
So keep an eye out for Tim in the coming months. He is certain to appear frequently in 2014 as MIT Sloan celebrates 100 years of management education at MIT.