The First Terms at USC Marshall School of Business

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USC Marshall School of Business

A founding general partner of Sway and board member and president of Malloy & Company, Bill Malloy has built a successful career in the venture capital and private equity fields. Bill Malloy began his career after receiving an MBA degree in finance and entrepreneurship from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business.

Offering a top-rated business education, USC Marshall extends the university’s role as a visionary and innovative leader in Southern California. Students who are part of the school’s full-time MBA program receive a well-rounded education in business.

All first-year students must complete core classes in areas such as strategy, marketing, accounting, and finance. These courses provide a strong foundational knowledge of the profession.

Following their first term, students participate in seven-week consulting assignments carried out with clients in the Los Angeles area. In the following term, students begin learning about business on an international level, comparing and contrasting business in the United States with business in other countries. The term includes a mandatory 10-day overseas trip that includes visits to selected companies around the world.


Author: billmalloyblog

Bill Malloy is an innovative financier and technologist with a record of successfully investing in inefficient markets. Bill is a founding General Partner at Sway Ventures, where he is focused on IT software investing, hands-on operational support, and building the strategic ecosystem between the US and EMEA. His responsibilities focused on strategy and go-to-market plans for new product development. He currently holds board positions in a number of portfolio companies including Penrose, LE TOTE, HyTrust, LiveAction, Zanbato, and Addepar. Bill gained his venture capital experience at DFJ – Zone Ventures by working with companies on elements of strategy, operational issues and financial structuring. He also devoted significant time to potential new investments between Silicon Valley and Southern California. His background in business development and product management includes five years of service to (sold to Real Networks, a $1.3 billion company) and MusicMatch (sold to Yahoo, a $38 billion company). Bill balances a number of philanthropic positions, currently serving as trustee of the Malloy Foundation as well as Co-Founder of the PEERS Network. He previously served as a board member and treasurer for the Equinox Center. He holds a MBA from the University of Southern California and an undergraduate degree in Engineering from Clemson University.

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