This year HBS Alumnus Jeff Sandefer will join us for our NVC Finale. Here’s a look at our program to give you an idea of what’s in store when you join us on April 26th!

Welcome Remarks

Jodi Gernon, MBA 1991, Director of the Rock Center for Entrepreneurship

William A. Sahlman, MBA 1975, Senior Associate Dean for External Relations

Alumni Competition

90-second pitches from the four top Alumni teams, chosen from the 14 global regions 


A 90-second pitch to the audience by the eight finalists in the Business and Social Enterprise Tracks for a chance to win the Crowd Favorite vote

Introductions by Social Enterprise Director Matt Segneri, MBA 2010 and Rock Center for Entrepreneurship Director Jodi Gernon, MBA 1991

Crowd Vote

An opportunity for YOU to vote for your favorite team

Keynote Speech

Jeff Sandefer, MBA '86, talks about his life as an entrepreneur and the journey that lead him to found Acton School of Business

The Big Reveal

William Sahlman and Jeff Sandefer present the awards to the winning teams