Magnet Alumni News: Summer 2013

Several alumni were recognized for their achievements recently or have published books and articles:

    • Patrick Lee '92 wrote an article on about his entrepreneurial pursuits: Startups, Luck, and Poker.

    • Gautam Mukunda '97 is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Business School. He is the author of Indispensable, a book that looks at how and when individual leaders really can make a difference.

    • Haroon Mokhtarzada '97 is a member of the 2013-14 United Nations Foundation Global Entrepreneurs Council. He was interviewed about joining the council and he shared advice for other entrepreneurs (YouTube).

    • Ted Jou '99 was married in Washington, DC in May.

    • Eric Wan '10 is a student at Johns Hopkins University and is the President of a student group supporting Johns Hopkins Hospital's nonprofit medical recovery and donation program, Supporting Hospitals Abroad with Resources and Equipment (SHARE).

    • Eric Van Albert '10 and David Lawrence, a classmate at MIT, released software at the Def Con hacker conference that will allow anyone to create a 3D-printable model of certain "high-security" keys. They were interviewed by Forbes Magazine about their software.

    • Sam Zbarsky '13 won a Silver Medal as a member of the United States Physics Team at the International Physics Olympiad in Copenhagen, Denmark on July 7-15.

    • Jack Foster '13 will be attending Columbia University and is chasing several local swimming records.

If you know of alumni who have gone on to distinguished achievement/leadership in their careers or made significant civic/community contributions, please nominate them for the inaugural Distinguished Alumni Award. The Magnet Foundation will be selecting an honoree this fall!

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