Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Alumni on the Fly -- University at Buffalo

Notable alumni from University at Buffalo (starting with my favorite!):

Alan Zweibel ’72 is a comedy writer and one of the original writers for Saturday Night Live.
Wolf Blitzer ’70 is an award-winning journalist for CNN.
John Walsh ’65 is the host of America’s Most Wanted.
Ira Flatow ’71 is a science journalist and the current host of NPR’s Science Friday.
Abbe Raven ’74 is the CEO and President of A&E Television Networks and founder of the History Channel.
Nancy Nielsen ’76 was president of the American Medical Association.
John Alm ’73 is a former CEO of Coca-Cola Enterprises, while UB is currently a Pepsi campus.
Gregory Jarvis ’67 was an astronaut in the Challenger space shuttle.
Jeremy Jacobs is the owner of the NHL hockey team Boston Bruins and CEO of Delaware North Companies.
Mark Huddleston ’72 is the president of the University of New Hampshire.
John Hewitt is the co-founder of Jackson Hewitt and founder of Liberty Tax service.
Brad Grey ’79 is an American television and film producer and CEO of Paramount.
Millard Drexler is the CEO of J. Crew and former CEO of Gap Inc.

I had to narrow down the original list to the most interesting and noteworthy, but even on the original list, there were not many women. I’m sure all of these guys are doing good things in the world. But where are the ladies?!

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