Jyoti Chopra




United States




Jan 2015 - Sep 2016

Jyoti Chopra is Managing Director and Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion at BNY Mellon.  A native of England, of Indian heritage, she moved to the United States for undergraduate studies in journalism and to launch her career in New York.  She has worked for the United Nations, Merrill Lynch and Deloitte.  She is a mid-career professional who decided to pursue a world-class academic experience at one of the greatest universities in the world, without giving up her career.   She firmly believes that women can have it all – education, career, family, friends,...

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Posted by: on July 15, 2016

EMBA-12 | Silicon Valley | Day 3 | Crunching the Numbers

Day 3 of the Silicon Valley module began with luminary VC legend Brook Byers, founder of Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield, Byers, joining our class and participating in an interview by Allen and a Q&A with EMBA-12. Feeling very much at home and at ease, Brook perched up on a chair, kicked off his shoes, and began […]

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Posted by: on July 13, 2016

Silicon Valley Blog | Day 2 | Structuring the Art of the Deal

Monday morning was a spectacularly glorious summer day in Palo Alto.  A beautiful crisp sunny morning with American style continental breakfast and strong hot coffee at the Garden Court Hotel on Cowper Street set the stage for EMBA-12’s immersion into sources of capital, understanding financing options, strategic financial decision making and valuation theory. Allen and […]

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Posted by: on July 11, 2016

Understanding The Silicon Valley Ecosystem

Approximately 60 EMBA-12 students arrived into Palo Alto, California on Sunday, July 10th for the first day of the Oxford SBS Silicon Valley Entrepreneurial Finance Module.  Hosted by two luminaries, Tim Jenkinson, Professor of Finance at SBS and Allen Morgan, a former attorney, entrepreneur and venture capital advisor, the course, according to Jenkinson is designed […]

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Posted by: on November 20, 2015

Module 7 | Something for the Poets as well as the Quants

The end of summer culminated with the conclusion of Kunal Basu’s global marketing course, which centered on strategic approaches and frameworks for developing marketing mindsets and plans. Several cases were presented including a very interesting and famous one on Citibank and its controversial launch of a credit card product for its Asian markets. It was […]

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Posted by: on September 4, 2015

Module 6 | The Art of Examination

Module 6 began with much trepidation for many of the EMBA-12 class as it commenced with our first formal examination in the Firms and Markets course for economics. Fortunately, our class has some real “quants” who generously came to SBS on Sunday afternoon and led a marathon prep and review session for the nervous classmates. […]

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Posted by: on July 16, 2015

EMBA Module 5

“Strategy is the art of creating superior performance,” stated Professor Thomas Powell as he led EMBA-12 into a deep dive of the elements of strategy, strategic thinking and operational frameworks.  A richly textured module covered the art of industry analysis, organizational decision making, competition, the process of creating a strategy and how to drive strategic […]

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Posted by: on May 27, 2015

From Module 4: The inner working of Firms and Markets…

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Posted by: on March 31, 2015

India Immersion

View the EMBA-12 India experience in photos.                    

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Posted by: on January 28, 2015

Business complexity and decision making

Amidst heartwarming messages of congratulations and welcome to the University of Oxford, “You can do it!” exclaimed Kathy Harvey, EMBA Programme Director. “The next 21-months will transform you completely,” she promised, telling us emphatically that we would become different people and very different kinds of leaders by the end of the program. An exciting way […]

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