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Leland Alumni Panel - Many Paths Lead to the Same Destination

Updated: Oct 22, 2022

About this event

Leland Bridge proudly presents the ”Leland Alumni Panel - Many Paths Lead to the Same Destination.” We invited two highly accomplished Leland Alumni and VPs at Spotify, Ben Kung ’06 and Kenneth Chen ’99 to share their stories with us. Ben Kung (Class of 2006) received his BA in Economics from Princeton University in 2010. He started his career on Wall Street as an Investment Banking Analyst at Morgan Stanley. He is now VP, Head of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) at Spotify, and resides in New York. Kenneth Chen (Class of 1999) received his BS in Business Administration in 2003 from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. He started his career at PwC San Francisco. Kenneth is now VP, Finance Strategy, Operations and Risk at Spotify. He lives in Stockholm with his wife and daughter. Discussion Topics: How two Leland grads set out on the world in different ways and ended up at the same company and team?

  • How they spent their Leland and college years

  • What inspired them?

  • Leaving San Jose and life on the outside

  • What do they do at Spotify

  • Alumni reflections:

- Things they wish they did more / less of in high school - “What do you wish someone had told you when you were at Leland?”


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