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The story of the rapid growth of

    HSBN is pleased to invite Ivy Circle alumni to a very special evening with Darren Huston (HBS MBA ’94), CEO at as their guest speaker on Monday, March 11, 2013.

    Darren Huston was named CEO of in September 2011. Prior to that he was an executive with McKinsey & Co., Starbucks and Microsoft. Darren has a really interesting story to tell as started as a company in Amsterdam back in 1995, which has grown into the #1 online hotel agency in the world. is a subsidiary of Priceline Group, with around 1500 people working in Amsterdam and over 4500 working from more than 90 offices globally! is available in 43 languages and in 167 countries. Darren is a terrific speaker and loves to engage with people, so we can look forward to an exciting discussion!

    The event will be hosted by If you would like to attend, please sign up by return mail.

    Date:           Monday, March 11, 2013
             Drinks at 6:00pm, speech at 7:00pm followed by a courtesy buffet dinner and Q&A, Coffee ~9:30pm
    Location: HQ in Rembrandtplein called “The Bank” at Herengracht 597, Amsterdam
    Parking:     Public transportation recommended, however closest parking garage located at Parkeergarage The Bank, Amstelstraat 12, 1017 DA Amsterdam
    Registration: before February 11th (for HBS alumni – first come, first served). We will confirm your registration by email.

    Many thanks to Ron Levin, MBA ‘08 for initiating this event!