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Famous Harvard Business School Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Harvard Business School and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Harvard Business School, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Harvard Business School include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Harvard Business School alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Harvard Business School are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Harvard Business School.

List below includes George W. Bush, Tyra Banks and more graduates.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Harvard Business School?” and “Which celebrities are Harvard Business School alumni?”
  • George W. Bush1

    George W. Bush

    Pilot, Public speaker


    BirthplaceNew Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

    George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician and businessman who served as... more on Wikipedia

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  • Tyra Banks2

    Tyra Banks

    Businessperson, Television producer


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, Inglewood, California, United States of America

    Tyra Lynne Banks (born December 4, 1973), also known as BanX, is an American television... more on Wikipedia

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  • Michael Bloomberg3

    Michael Bloomberg

    Business magnate, Businessperson


    BirthplaceSt. Elizabeth's Medical Center

    Michael Rubens Bloomberg KBE (born February 14, 1942) is an American businessman, politician,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Abigail Johnson4

    Abigail Johnson

    Businessperson, Entrepreneur


    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts

    Abigail Pierrepont Johnson (born December 19, 1961) is an American billionaire businesswoman.... more on Wikipedia
  • Sheryl Sandberg5

    Sheryl Sandberg

    Businessperson, Entrepreneur


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Sheryl Kara Sandberg (born August 28, 1969) is an American technology executive, author, and... more on Wikipedia
  • George B. Kaiser6

    George B. Kaiser

    Businessperson, Entrepreneur


    BirthplaceTulsa, Oklahoma

    George B. Kaiser (born July 29, 1942) is an American businessman. He is the chairman of BOK... more on Wikipedia
  • Liam Byrne7

    Liam Byrne

    Spokesperson, Politician


    BirthplaceWarrington, United Kingdom

    Liam Dominic Byrne (born 2 October 1970) is a British Labour Party politician who has been... more on Wikipedia
  • Ray Dalio8

    Ray Dalio



    BirthplaceJackson Heights, New York City, New York

    Raymond Dalio (born August 8, 1949) is an American billionaire investor, hedge fund manager,... more on Wikipedia
  • Jeffrey R. Immelt9

    Jeffrey R. Immelt



    BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

    Jeffrey Robert Immelt (born February 19, 1956) is an American business executive currently... more on Wikipedia
  • Robert Kraft10

    Robert Kraft

    Businessperson, Entrepreneur


    BirthplaceBrookline, Massachusetts

    Robert Kenneth Kraft (born June 5, 1941) is an American businessman. He is the chairman and... more on Wikipedia


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  • William Anders11

    William Anders

    Astronaut, Fighter pilot


    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    William Alison Anders (born October 17, 1933), is a retired United States Air Force Major... more on Wikipedia

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  • Stephen A. Schwarzman12

    Stephen A. Schwarzman

    Businessperson, Investor


    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Stephen Allen Schwarzman (born February 14, 1947) is an American businessman and... more on Wikipedia
  • Ratan Tata13

    Ratan Tata

    Businessperson, Entrepreneur


    BirthplaceSurat, India

    Ratan Naval Tata (born 28 December 1937) is an Indian industrialist, investor, philanthropist,... more on Wikipedia
  • Cynthia Carroll14

    Cynthia Carroll

    Businessperson, Petroleum geologist


    BirthplaceNew Jersey

    Cynthia Blum Carroll (born November 13, 1956) is a British businesswoman. She was the chief... more on Wikipedia
  • Leon Black15

    Leon Black

    Businessperson, Financier


    Leon David Black (born 1951) is an American investor and art collector. He specializes in... more on Wikipedia
  • Mark Pincus16

    Mark Pincus



    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Mark Jonathan Pincus (born February 13, 1966) is an American Internet entrepreneur known as... more on Wikipedia
  • Meg Whitman17

    Meg Whitman



    BirthplaceContiguous United States, New York, Suffolk County, United States of America, United States

    Margaret Cushing Whitman (born August 4, 1956) is an American business executive, political... more on Wikipedia

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  • Mitt Romney18

    Mitt Romney

    Businessperson, Politician


    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    Willard Mitt Romney (born March 12, 1947) is an American politician and businessman serving as... more on Wikipedia

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  • Fred Haise19

    Fred Haise



    BirthplaceBiloxi, Mississippi, United States of America

    Fred Wallace Haise Jr. ( HAYZ; born November 14, 1933) is an American former NASA astronaut, ... more on Wikipedia
  • Stuart Roosa20

    Stuart Roosa


    AgeDec. at 61 (1933-1994)

    BirthplaceDurango, Colorado

    Stuart Allen "Stu" Roosa (August 16, 1933 – December 12, 1994), Col., USAF, was an American... more on Wikipedia
  • Ana Patricia Botin21

    Ana Patricia Botin



    BirthplaceSantander, Spain

    Ana Patricia Botin is the the head of investment banking for Spain's largest bank, Banco... more on Wikipedia
  • Jack Ryan22

    Jack Ryan

    Businessperson, Politician



    John Clemens "Jack" Ryan (born October 6, 1959) is an American former investment banker and... more on Wikipedia
  • Leonard Blavatnik23

    Leonard Blavatnik

    Businessperson, Entrepreneur


    BirthplaceOdessa, Ukraine

    Sir Leonard "Len" Blavatnik (Ukrainian: Леонід Валентинович Блаватнік, Russian: Леонид... more on Wikipedia
  • 24

    John Edward Anderson


    AgeDec. at 94 (1917-2011)

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota

    John Edward Anderson may refer to: John E. Anderson (1917–2011), American businessman John... more on Wikipedia
  • John Paulson25

    John Paulson

    Trader, Businessperson


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    John Alfred Paulson (born December 14, 1955) is an American investor, hedge fund manager and... more on Wikipedia