Alumni profile

The secret gig startup that's backed by Richard Branson offers intimate, invite-only events that capture artists and audiences alike.

W. P. Carey graduate Jason Bortness landed his dream job, thanks to going back to school.

Sun Devil 100 celebrates the achievements of Sun Devil-owned and Sun Devil-led businesses across the globe. Continuing an incredible legacy of entrepreneurship and leadership, the majority of alums recognized this year are W. P. Carey graduates. Carson Holmquist (BS Management ’08) received top honors, ranking No. 1 overall among ASU alums selected to the Sun Devil 100 for 2017. We caught up with him to talk about his entrepreneurial path, and get his thoughts on what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur in today's business landscape.

Like many W. P. Carey students, David Dunton and Raed Hamzeh have extremely different backgrounds — one is from Phoenix, Arizona, and the other comes from Lebanon — yet they both arrived at similar destinations academically, professionally, and personally.

In a market of Big Data, Big Data centers, and big costs, W. P. Carey alumnus Clint Poole's innovative DataStation — a scalable, quickly deployable modular data center that can connect directly to the grid for power — may make a big impact on the industry.