Selected by his peers as the 2014 student speaker for graduation, Casey Gerald’s impassioned speech to his fellow MBAs quickly garnered national attention. Highlighting the motivation that has shaped his ambitious career, Casey urged his listeners to become the business pioneers to tackle today’s unsolved problems. Now, one year out of HBS, Casey is the CEO and co-founder of MBAs Across America, a movement that pairs MBAs with entrepreneurs and local businesses across the country. Here, we ask Casey about his HBS experience and any advice he has for prospective students. [...]