44 Notable alumni of
Babson College

Babson College is 1131st in the world, 408th in North America, and 383rd in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 44 notable alumni from Babson College sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Akio Toyoda

    Akio Toyoda
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    chief executive officerprésident-directeur généralbusinesspersonracing automobile driverentrepreneur
    Biography

    Akio Toyoda is a Japanese business executive and the current president of Toyota Motor Corporation. He is the great-grandson of the Japanese industrialist, Sakichi Toyoda, and the grandson of both the founder of Toyota Motors, Kiichiro Toyoda, and the founder of the Takashimaya department stores corporation, Shinshichi Iida.

  2. Arthur Blank

    Arthur Blank
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurbusinessperson
    Biography

    Arthur M. Blank is an American businessman and a co-founder of the home improvement retailer The Home Depot.

  3. Princess Marie of Denmark

    Princess Marie of Denmark
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Enrolled in Babson College
    1995-1997 studied international business and economics
    Occupations
    aristocrat
    Biography

    Princess Marie of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat, is a member of the Danish royal family. She is the second wife of Prince Joachim of Denmark, the younger son of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark.

  4. Grace Wong

    Grace Wong
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    television presenteractorsinger
    Biography

    Grace Wong Kwan-hing is a Hong Kong television actress and singer formerly contracted to TVB. She is best known for her role as Fa Man in the martial arts television drama A Fist Within Four Walls.

  5. Ernesto Bertarelli

    Ernesto Bertarelli
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurchairpersonbusiness executivephilanthropist
    Biography

    Ernesto Bertarelli is an Italian-born Swiss billionaire businessman and philanthropist.

  6. Stephen Gaghan

    Stephen Gaghan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriteractornovelistfilm actor
    Biography

    Stephen Gaghan is an American screenwriter and director. He is noted for writing the screenplay for Steven Soderbergh's film Traffic, based on a Channel 4 series, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, as well as Syriana which he wrote and directed. He also wrote and directed the thriller Abandon and the family film Dolittle, and directed the drama Gold.

  7. C. Dean Metropoulos

    C. Dean Metropoulos
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Charles Dean Metropoulos is a Greek-American billionaire investor and businessman. He was the owner of Pabst Brewing Company, which was founded by Jacob Best in 1844. On the Forbes 2020 list of the world's billionaires, he was ranked #875 with a net worth of US$2.6 billion.

  8. Gustavo Cisneros

    Gustavo Cisneros
    Born in
    Venezuela Flag Venezuela
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    entrepreneureconomist
    Biography

    Gustavo Alfredo Jiménez de Cisneros Rendiles is a Venezuelan businessman and Chairman of Grupo Cisneros.

  9. Andrónico Luksic Craig

    Andrónico Luksic Craig
    Born in
    Chile Flag Chile
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Andrónico Luksic Craig is a businessman and chairman of Quiñenco, a holding of the Luksic Group, one of Chile's largest conglomerates.

  10. Debbie Millman

    Debbie Millman
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    artistwriterdesignergraphic designerpodcaster
    Biography

    Debbie Millman is an American writer, educator, artist, curator, and designer who is best known as the host of the podcast Design Matters. She has authored six books and is the President Emeritus of the American Institute of Graphic Arts and chair, one of only five women to hold the position over 100 years. She co-founded the Masters in Branding Program at the School of Visual Arts in New York City with Steven Heller. She was previously the editorial and creative director of Print magazine. Her illustrations have appeared in many major publications, including New York Magazine, Design Observer, and Fast Company and her artwork has been included in many museums and institutes including the Design Museum of Chicago and the Boston Biennale.

  11. Mark Frissora

    Mark Frissora
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    businesspersonchief executive officerboard memberpresident
    Biography

    Mark Paul Frissora is an American business executive. He has been the CEO and president of The Hertz Corporation, and was the CEO and president of Caesars Entertainment until 2019.

  12. Rómulo Roux

    Rómulo Roux
    Born in
    Panama Flag Panama
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Enrolled in Babson College
    Graduated with Bachelor of Science
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Rómulo Alberto Roux Moses is a Panamanian politician, chairman of the party Democratic Change since January 2018. He was the party's candidate for the 2019 general election.

  13. Craig Benson

    Craig Benson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Craig R. Benson is an American politician and entrepreneur who served as the 79th governor of New Hampshire from 2003 to 2005. Benson first came to public attention when he founded Cabletron Systems, later known as Enterasys Networks, which became one of the largest employers in New Hampshire. Enterasys Networks was acquired by Extreme Networks in November 2013.

  14. Marc Bell

    Marc Bell
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    business executiveentrepreneur
    Biography

    Marc Bell is an American financier and entrepreneur. He is the managing partner of Marc Bell Capital, a Boca Raton, Florida-based firm founded in 2003. He is also a producer of plays, musicals and movies.

  15. W. Haydon Burns

    W. Haydon Burns
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1912-1987 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    William Haydon Burns was an American politician. He was Mayor of Jacksonville, Florida from 1949 to 1965, and served as the 35th Governor of Florida from 1965 to 1967.

  16. Gavin Dein

    Gavin Dein
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Gavin Alexander Dein is a British entrepreneur and philanthropist, best known for his founding of the Reward Insight business. In November 2020 Verisk, a Nasdaq-listed data analytics company, purchased a strategic minority stake in Reward Insight in a deal worth over £100m

  17. Bob Davis

    Bob Davis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Robert J. Davis (born 1956) is a managing partner of Highland Capital Partners. He is the former chief executive officer of Lycos, which he led since its inception and through its acquisition by Terra at the peak of the dot-com bubble.

  18. Patrick Awuah, Jr

    Patrick Awuah, Jr
    Born in
    Ghana Flag Ghana
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    Independent inventorbusiness incubatorentrepreneurengineer
    Biography

    Patrick Awuah Jr. is a Ghanaian engineer, educator, and entrepreneur. Awuah established Ashesi University in 2002. Awuah has won many awards as an individual and as the founder of Ashesi University.

  19. Pavel Khodorkovsky

    Pavel Khodorkovsky
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    businesspersonpolitical activist
    Biography

    Pavel Mikhailovich Khodorkovsky is a Russian businessman and political activist who has lived in the United States since 2003. He is a son of Russian businessman Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who was once the richest person in Russia. In 2010, the younger Khodorkovsky co-founded Enertiv, an energy monitoring firm for commercial facilities.

  20. Bill Green

    Bill Green
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    William "Bill" D. Green is an American business executive. He was the executive chairman of the global Accenture management consulting firm.

  21. Andrew Bachman

    Andrew Bachman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    entrepreneur
    Biography

    Andrew Bachman is an American entrepreneur and investor. He is the founder of several companies, including Game Plan Holdings; after being charged with mobile cramming by the Federal Trade Commission, he resigned as president, chief executive officer, chief financial officer and chairman of Game Plan Holdings on February 11, 2014. He later agreed to a settlement with the FTC that includes a monetary judgment of more than $97 million. The judgment was partially suspended based on Bachman’s inability to pay the full amount, after he turned over nearly all of his assets.

  22. Anthony Chiasson

    Anthony Chiasson
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Anthony R. Chiasson is an American hedge fund manager and co-founder of Level Global Investors LP, a Greenwich, Connecticut-based hedge fund management firm. Level Global was launched in 2003 with about $500 million in assets under management, and grew to $4.2 billion in assets and 75 employees before closing in early 2011.

  23. Bernard Lee

    Bernard Lee
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    poker player
    Biography

    Bernard Lee is a professional poker player who first came to prominence by finishing 13th in the 2005 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event. Since then, Lee has enjoyed some success in other poker tournaments. In October 2008, Lee won the $600 No-Limit Hold’em Shoot-out event at the World Poker Finals. This victory earned him three titles in three consecutive years as he won the $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em event at the 2006 World Poker Finals and the $2,000 No-Limit Hold’em event at the 2007 World Poker Finals. As of 2012, his live tournament winnings exceed $1,900,000.

  24. Vincent E. Boles

    Vincent E. Boles
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Enrolled in Babson College
    Graduated with Master of Business Administration
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Vincent E. Boles is a retired major general in the United States Army and served as the 33rd Chief of Ordnance and Commandant of the U.S. Army Ordnance School at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland.

  25. Patricia E. McQuistion

    Patricia E. McQuistion
    Biography

    Patricia E. McQuistion is a retired lieutenant general of the United States Army. She served as deputy commander and chief of staff for the United States Army Materiel Command from 2012 until her retirement in 2015.

  26. Jane K. Cleland

    Jane K. Cleland
    Occupations
    novelist
    Biography

    Jane K. Cleland is a contemporary American author of mystery fiction. She is the author of the Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries, a traditional mystery series set in New Hampshire and featuring antiques appraiser Josie Prescott, as well as books and articles about the craft of writing. In addition, Cleland runs seminars and workshops on various fiction writing and business communications topics. She also delivers keynote speeches. Cleland has been nominated for and has won numerous awards for her writing.

  27. Leonard Schlesinger

    Leonard Schlesinger
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    economist
    Biography

    Leonard A. Schlesinger is an American author, educator, and business leader. He is currently the Baker Foundation Professor at Harvard Business School and President Emeritus of Babson College where he served as the college's 12th President from 2008 through 2013.

  28. Patrick Mara

    Patrick Mara
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Patrick Mara is a former elected member of the District of Columbia Board of Education.

  29. Jeff Perry

    Jeff Perry
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Jeffrey Davis Perry is a former member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives who represented the 5th Barnstable District from 2003-2011. He was the Republican Party nominee for United States Congress in Massachusetts's 10th congressional district in the 2010 election, losing to Democrat Bill Keating.

  30. Kathleen M. Gainey

    Kathleen M. Gainey
    Biography

    Lieutenant General Kathleen M. Gainey is a retired United States Army general who served as Deputy Commander, United States Transportation Command at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. She retired in 2013.

  31. Christine Hunschofsky

    Christine Hunschofsky
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Christine Hunschofsky is an American politician from the state of Florida. She is a member of the Democratic Party, and served as the Mayor of Parkland, Florida from 2017 to 2020.

  32. Ketan Rahangdale

    Ketan Rahangdale
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    business executive
    Biography

    Ketan Rahangdale is an American entrepreneur and the CEO of the startup company, EarTop Technologies. He is the youngest person on the Empact 100 list in 2012.

  33. Norm deSilva

    Norm deSilva
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Norman deSilva is an American basketball coach currently working for the San Antonio Spurs as an Advance Scout. He is also the subject of the feature-length documentary "Jiaolian: Coach".

  34. William C. Hammond

    William C. Hammond
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    novelist
    Biography

    William C. Hammond is an American novelist of historical fiction best known for his Cutler Family Chronicles series.

  35. Reed V. Hillman

    Reed V. Hillman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Reed V. Hillman is an American law enforcement officer and politician who was the Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts for the 2006 gubernatorial election in Massachusetts, as well as a former Massachusetts State Representative. He currently lives in Sturbridge, Massachusetts with his wife and two children.

  36. John Mustin

    John Mustin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Enrolled in Babson College
    Graduated with Master of Business Administration in finance
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    John Burton Mustin is a United States Navy vice admiral who currently serves as Chief of Navy Reserve since August 7, 2020. He previously served as the Vice Commander of the United States Fleet Forces Command.

  37. William Smitty Pignatelli

    William Smitty Pignatelli
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    William "Smitty" Pignatelli is an American politician serving as a Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the 4th Berkshire District, consisting of the towns of Alford, Becket, Egremont, Great Barrington, Lee, Lenox, Monterey, Mount Washington, New Marlborough, Otis, Richmond, Sandisfield, Sheffield, Stockbridge, Tyringham, Washington and West Stockbridge, all in Berkshire County; and the towns of Blandford, Russell and Tolland, all in Hampden County. The district covers an area of 633.1 square miles. Pignatelli lives in Lenox, Massachusetts. He ran unopposed on November 4, 2014, receiving 99.0% of the vote. He is a member of the Joint Committees on Ways and Means and Higher Education and is vice-chair of the Committee on Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.

  38. James William Hennigan Jr

    James William Hennigan Jr
    Years
    1927-2020 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    James William Hennigan Jr. was an American politician who served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1953 to 1955 and in the Massachusetts Senate from 1955 to 1965.

  39. Ernest Dichmann Peek

    Ernest Dichmann Peek
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1878-1950 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Ernest Dichmann Peek was a major general in the United States Army, who commanded the 9th Corps Area at the beginning of World War II.

  40. Peter E. Madden

    Peter E. Madden
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Peter E. Madden is an American businessman and politician who served as President of State Street Bank and represented the 14th Norfolk District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives for one term (1993 to 1995).

  41. Peter G. Burbules

    Peter G. Burbules
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1931-.. (age 91)
    Enrolled in Babson College
    Graduated with Master of Business Administration
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Lieutenant General Peter George Burbules is a retired US Army general who received the Legion of Merit (with Oak Leaf Cluster) and was inducted into the U.S. Army Ordnance Hall of Fame.

  42. Charles Decas

    Charles Decas
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1937-.. (age 85)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Charles N. Decas is an American politician who was Sheriff of Plymouth County, Massachusetts from 2000 to 2001, a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1977 to 1997, and a member of the Wareham, Massachusetts Board of Selectmen from 1974 to 1977.

  43. Fred Hissong

    Fred Hissong
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1931-.. (age 91)
    Enrolled in Babson College
    Graduated with Master of Business Administration in industrial management
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Fred Hissong Jr. is a retired lieutenant general in the United States Army. He served as deputy executive director for conventional ammunition and deputy commanding general of the United States Army Materiel Command.

  44. James A. Lewis

    James A. Lewis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1933-1997 (aged 64)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    James A. "Jim" Lewis was the Libertarian Party's Vice-Presidential nominee (1983) in the 1984 U.S. presidential election, sharing the party ticket with David Bergland. The ticket received 228,111 votes (0.3%) to finish third overall.