Global Opportunities

 

INSEAD Alumni Recognition Awards

 
The INSEAD Alumni Association and INSEAD seek to recognise achievements among its alumni by presenting Awards to individuals who, according to the Award Committee, demonstrate excellence and exceptionality in one or more of the fields related to the area they have been nominated for.
 
When possible, the awards will be presented to recipients at one of INSEAD’s upcoming Global Alumni Forums.

For questions about the awards please contact the Alumni Relations Team

Awards criteria and nominations

The INSEAD Alumni Association and INSEAD define alumni as all individuals who have graduated from a programme which grants alumni status. Click here for a list of all programmes which qualify for alumni status.

Nomination form

Award Categories

 

 

INSEAD Alumni Global Entrepreneur Award

The INSEAD Alumni Association and INSEAD will present this award to recognise outstanding and entrepreneurial alumni for positive impact to business and society. The following criteria will be taken into consideration by the Award Committee:

  • Impact of candidate’s entrepreneurial venture or innovation on his/her community
  • Ways that the candidate’s venture exemplify the following values: global impact, innovation and diversity
  • Most recent market value of candidate’s entrepreneurial venture with a preference given to companies with a market value of more than 500 million USD.

 

Past Award Recipients

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  • Robert Keane, MBA'94D
    Founder & CEO of Cimpress

     

    Winner of the inaugural INSEAD Alumni
    Global Entrepreneurship Award 2017

    Read more

     

     

 

INSEAD Alumni Force for Good Award

The INSEAD Alumni Association and INSEAD will present this award to individuals who have demonstrated exemplary social impact in their professional or community work in any social domain(s), including but not limited to environmental, economic, biodiversity, or social impact areas. The following criteria will be taken into consideration by the Award Committee:

  • Candidate has had a global and positive social impact on the community in which he/she has been active
  • Candidate demonstrates exceptional achievements in any social domain

 

Past Award Recipients

 

Marcelle Speller
MBA'82
Founder & CEO, Localgiving.com

Recipient of the INSEAD Alumni Force for Good Award 2018

 
Denis von der Weid
MBA'61
Founder & President, Antenna Foundation

Recipient of the INSEAD Alumni Force for Good Award 2018

 
Sameer Hajee
MBA'04D
Co-Founder & CEO, Nuru Energy

Recipient of the INSEAD Alumni Force for Good Award 2018

 

 

INSEAD Alumni Volunteer Leader Award

The INSEAD Alumni Association and INSEAD will present this award to individuals to recognise exemplary volunteer service to INSEAD, the INSEAD Alumni Association, INSEAD Alumni Fund, or any other volunteer group affiliated with INSEAD. The following criteria will be taken into consideration by the Award Committee:

  • Ways the candidate has served INSEAD and the alumni community
  • Duration of service
  • Breadth and/or depth of the candidate’s involvement in volunteer service

 

Past Award Recipient

Alexandra von Schroeter
MBA'87J
Director of the Canadian Foundation for INSEAD
Partner & Head of Strategic Business at Cumberland

Recipient of the INSEAD Alumni Volunteer Leader Award 2018

 

INSEAD Alumni Emerging Entrepreneur Award 

The INSEAD Alumni Association and INSEAD will present this award to individuals who have demonstrated exceptionality in the area of entrepreneurship. The Award Committee will divide the nominations into two groups: ventures that are less than five years old and ventures that are greater than five years old. The following criteria will be taken into consideration by the Award Committee:

  • Impact of candidate’s entrepreneurial venture or innovation on his/her community
  • Ways that the candidate’s venture exemplify the following values: global impact, innovation and diversity
  • Most recent market value of candidate’s entrepreneurial venture with a preference given to companies with a market value of more than 500 million USD. For ventures that are less than five years old there is no preferred minimum valuation.

 

Past Award Recipient

 

Harjeev Kandhari
MBA'02J
Founder & CEO, Zenises

Recipient of the INSEAD Alumni Emerging Entrepreneur Award 2018

 

INSEAD Alumni Achievement Award

The INSEAD Alumni Association and INSEAD will present this award to individuals to recognise exemplary achievements of young alumni in their profession or community work in any domain(s). The following criteria will be taken into consideration by the Award Committee:

  • How has the candidate had an international impact on their profession and/or community?
  • In what ways have the candidate's achievements been extraordinary?

 

INSEAD  Young Alumni Achievement Award

The INSEAD Alumni Association and INSEAD will present this award to individuals to recognise exemplary achievements of young alumni (5 years or less from graduation) who exemplify the values of the institution  in their profession or community work in any domain(s). The following criteria will be taken into consideration by the Award Committee:

  • How has the candidate had an international impact on their profession and/or community?
  • In what ways have the candidate's achievements been extraordinary?

Award Committee

 

The 2018 Award Committee is made up of the following members. The Committee will review all award nominations received by 1 November 2018 for awards which will be presented in 2019.

 

 

Sadia Khan MBA’95D

President of the INSEAD Alumni Association
CEO at Selar Enterprises (PVT) LTD

Nida Januskis

Associate Dean of Advancement
representing the Dean of INSEAD

Austin Tomlinson

Director of Alumni Relations

 

Jay Kim

Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship

and Family Enterprise
Faculty Representative

 

 

 

 

Emma Goltz MBA'98J

Member of the Board of Directors at INSEAD

Chair, INSEAD Alumni Fund

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 Axel Tagliavini

Chief Communications Officer
Staff Representative

Joaquim Paiva Chaves MBA'85D

Executive Board Member
and CEO at Malo Clinic
Alumni Representative

 

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