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The Kelley Advantage

The Kelley School of Business consistently ranks among the top business schools in the nation.
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Worldwide Reputation

I came to Kelley expecting a good education and a better job, I'm leaving with a great job and lifelong friends.

Eric Kurdziel,
MBA '07

Alumni Awards

Michael L. Hatfield Michael L. Hatfield (MBA '87)
Distinguished Entrepreneur 2001

Mike Hatfield is founder of Calix Networks, an optical networking start-up company in Petaluma, California. Prior to founding Calix in 1999, he was co-founder and chief operating officer of Cerent Corporation, a leader in high-speed networking. In August 1999, Cisco Systems purchased Cerent for nearly $7 billion.

Hatfield has been vice president of marketing at Advanced Fibre Communications, where he built customer marketing, customer services, and product management groups for the company's digital loop carrier product. He led the company in the markets of South Africa, France, China and Brazil as vice president-international. He also had stints at DSC Communications and Indiana Bell Telephone. A graduate of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology with a degree in electrical engineering and mathematical economics, Hatfield received an MBA in finance from Indiana University.