Gray W. Rifkin, Esq., '18

Chief Operating Officer, Commonwealth Diagnostics International
Salem, Massachusetts

Biography

Why did you choose the IE Brown Executive MBA?
I was most attracted to the innovative curriculum and elite professors & peers, and had a desire for a nuanced business education.

What makes/made Brown's program different from other programs you considered?
The IE Brown Executive MBA has a special focus on human conditions in relation to markets, institutions, organizations, and corporate performance.

What did you enjoy most about your program?
The brilliant minds and big hearts I shared the classroom with.

What was your primary academic area of interest?
Law and its intersection with business.

What advice would you give to prospective applicants?
Take advantage of the time you have with your peers both inside and outside of the classroom. They are equally important.