Harvard Business School Notable Alumni

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Discover the notable alumni of Harvard Business School. The list includes people like Ratan Tata, Bill Ackman, Michael Collins, Sunil Bharti Mittal & Jim Lovell. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as leaders, miscellaneous, business people, lawyers & judges and intellectuals & academics etc.
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 1 
Ratan Tata
(Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons)
Ratan Tata
44
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 28, 1937
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Surat
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 2 
Michael Collins
(NASA Astronaut, Command Module Pilot for Apollo 11 (the spaceflight that landed the first humans on the Moon))
Michael Collins
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 31, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rome, Kingdom of Italy
Died: April 28, 2021
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 3 
Sal Khan
(Teacher)
Sal Khan
8
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 11, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Metairie, Louisiana, U.S.
 4 
L.A. Reid
(Record executive)
L.A. Reid
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 7, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
 5 
Wilbur Ross
(Investor)
Wilbur Ross
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 28, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Weehawken, New Jersey, United States
 6 
Peter Palandjian
(Tennis player, CEO)
Peter Palandjian
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 12, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
 7 
Julie Bishop
(Jurist, Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer)
Julie Bishop
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 17, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lobethal
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 8 
Robert Louis-Dreyfus
(Businessperson)
Robert Louis-Dreyfus
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris
Died: July 4, 2009
 9 
Dido Harding
(Businesswoman)
Dido Harding
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dorset, England
 10 
John S. Middleton
(Businessperson)
John S. Middleton
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthplace: Not known
 11 
Bill Ackman
(CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management)
Bill Ackman
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 11, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York
 12 
Michael Mullen
(Naval Officer)
Michael Mullen
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 4, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles County, California, United States
 13 
Paul Bremer
(Diplomat)
Paul Bremer
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 30, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
 14 
Abigail Johnson
(CEO of Fidelity Investments)
Abigail Johnson
7
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 19, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
 15 
Vicente Fox
(62nd President of Mexico (2000 - 2006))
Vicente Fox
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 2, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: León, Guanajuato, Mexico
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 16 
Charo Santos-Concio
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 27, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Calapan
 17 
Timothy C. Draper
(Businessperson)
Timothy C. Draper
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 11, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, U.S.
 18 
Ajay Piramal
(Businessman)
Ajay Piramal
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 3, 1955
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bagar, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan, India
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 19 
Jeremy Heywood
(Former Civil Servant)
Jeremy Heywood
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 31, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glossop, Derbyshire, England
Died: November 4, 2018
 20 
Jean-Christophe, Prince Napoleon
22
Birthdate: July 11, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint-Raphaël, Var, France
 21 
Dan Lin
(Film producer)
Dan Lin
0
Birthdate: April 8, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan
 22 
Tagg Romney
(Management Consultant, Businessman and Political Advisor.)
Tagg Romney
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 21, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Provo, Utah Provo, Utah, U.S.
 23 
Ruzwana Bashir
(Businessperson)
Ruzwana Bashir
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 28, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Skipton, United Kingdom
 24 
Steve Burke
(Businessperson)
Steve Burke
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 14, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: America
 25 
Rishad Premji
(Chairman of 'Wipro')
Rishad Premji
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 9, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mumbai, India
 26 
Prince Maximilian of Liechtenstein
(Chief Executive Officer of the LGT Group)
Prince Maximilian of Liechtenstein
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 16, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. Gallen, Switzerland
 27 
Grover Norquist
(Advocate)
Grover Norquist
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 19, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sharon, Pennsylvania, USA
Jeremy Stoppelman
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 10, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Arlington County, Virginia, United States
 29 
Stuart Roosa
(NASA Astronaut Who Piloted the Apollo 14 Mission)
Stuart Roosa
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 16, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Durango, Colorado, United States
Died: December 12, 1994
 30 
George Yeo
(Former Singaporean Minister for Foreign Affairs (2004 - 2011))
George Yeo
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 13, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Singapore
 31 
Bruce Wasserstein
(Banker, Financier, Investment banker)
Bruce Wasserstein
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 25, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: October 14, 2009
 32 
Glen Taylor
(Entrepreneur)
Glen Taylor
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 20, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Comfrey, Minnesota, United States
 33 
Chatri Sityodtong
(Chairman of the ONE Championship)
Chatri Sityodtong
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Thailand
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 34 
Anjali Sud
(CEO of Vimeo)
Anjali Sud
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 13, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
 35 
Len Blavatnik
(Founder of Access Industries)
Len Blavatnik
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 14, 1957
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Odesa, Ukraine
 36 
Michael Lynton
(Chief executive officer, Entrepreneur, Businessperson, Investment banker)
Michael Lynton
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 1, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London
 37 
Michel de Carvalho
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 21, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gerrards Cross, England
 38 
Daniel Vasella
(Swiss medical doctor)
Daniel Vasella
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 15, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fribourg, Switzerland
 39 
Jim Balsillie
(Businessperson)
Jim Balsillie
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 3, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seaforth, Ontario
 40 
Louis V. Gerstner Jr.
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 1, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mineola, New York, United States
 41 
Peter Lougheed
(Politician, Lawyer)
Peter Lougheed
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 26, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Calgary
Died: September 13, 2012
 42 
James Wolfensohn
(9th President of the World Bank Group (1999 - 2005))
James Wolfensohn
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: December 1, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: November 25, 2020
 43 
Jennifer Hyman
(CEO of Rent the Runway)
Jennifer Hyman
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 24, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: United States
 44 
Ernest Shonekan
(Nigerian Statesman and Lawyer Who Served as Interim Head of State of Nigeria)
Ernest Shonekan
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 9, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
Died: January 11, 2022
 45 
Frank Lorenzo
(Known for His Management of 'Continental Airlines' and 'Texas International Airlines', Between 1972 and 1990)
Frank Lorenzo
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 19, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: United States
 46 
Dick Kazmaier
(American football player)
Dick Kazmaier
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 23, 1930
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Maumee River, Ohio, United States
Died: August 1, 2013
 47 
Demet Mutlu
(Business women)
Demet Mutlu
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, United States
 48 
Jason Kilar
(Businessperson)
Jason Kilar
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
 49 
Nick Greiner
(37th Premier of New South Wales from 1988 to 1992)
Nick Greiner
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 27, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
 50 
Marjorie Yang
(Chairman and CEO of Esquel Group)
Marjorie Yang
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 29, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hong Kong
A degree in management from a good university really helps quite a bit in shaping one’s career. Thus, many aspiring entrepreneurs consider the prestigious Harvard Business School to pursue their studies. Situated in Boston, Massachusetts, this business school is considered one of the top institutions in the whole world. According to a 2016 list published by American media giant ‘U.S News & World Report’, the ‘Harvard Business School’ is the best institution in the whole of United States to pursue a degree in management and was also ranked 1. Apart from its state of the art infrastructure and impressive faculty, the ‘Harvard Business School’ is also famous for its notable alumni. Former American President George W Bush, Renowned Academician and economist Michael Porter, noted television personality Tyra Banks, filmmaker and U.S President Donald Trump’s chief advisor Stephen K Bannon are a few former students. Bush’s time at Harvard probably played a vital role in enhancing his personality and introducing some remarkable economic reforms for the betterment of the United States during his tenure as the president. Tyra Banks has been in the news for her glamor quotient and bringing about a revolution of sorts in the world fashion scene. Harvard alumnus Stephen K Bannon has become one of the most influential men in the United States today and is a person thousands of people from around the globe look up to. Here’s a list of noteworthy celebrities who once studied at the Harvard Business School and are now making waves for their outstanding accomplishments.