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Alec Wilson

Alec Wilson
Stanford University – Management Science & Engineering

Experience: I work with a news startup called Quibbl, where I am helping build the company and team.
Ideal Job in 10 Years:  I plan to lead a web-based reading and writing company.
What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern?  Several factors including: the focused coursework, experienced professors, and the opportunity to interact with others interested in creative business led me to MSLCE as a place to advance my career.
What are you most looking forwards to about the MSLCE program?  I’m excited about taking Revenue Strategies for Creative Organizations.
Favorite (song/movie/show/festival/exhibition … )?  Favorite Book: Cannery Row by John Steinbeck.
Favorite Chicago Landmark/Attraction: Wrigley Field- Go Cubs!
If I could have lunch with one person it’d be: I would love to have lunch with Bruce Springsteen. His path to success was incredibly non-linear and he is just a real fun dude. Would be great to talk to.
Me in 3 words: Weird, perceptive, candid. 
Dream place of residence: At the lake with (several) dogs.
Personal fortune cookie message: Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.
If I could donate 1 million dollars to a cause/organization, it would be: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Award I’d most like to win: A Pulitzer.
Leader/Figure that inspires me the most: As a big sports fan, I am inspired by Russell Wilson. He commits a lot of his time and money to the youth. He frequents hospitals, runs camps, and donates to many charities.
Where are you from? Cumming, GA