Alumni Spotlights

Alumni Spotlights feature outstanding UC Santa Barbara alumni succeeding in their careers, proud of their Gaucho heritage.

Nominate your fellow Gauchos for the Alumni Spotlight series! Contact Natalie Wong or fill out the Alumni Spotlight Nomination form (PDF, 225 KB) and email it to

Stephen Dunne '75, Senior Emerging Technology Consultant at Verizon Enterprise Solutions
Navjot Brar '16, Founder of UCSB Startup Weekends and business analyst at Carpe Data
Britt Terrell '85, Managing Director of Backbone Capital Advisors, LLC
Alex Platt '12, Talent Project Manager, Procore Technologies
Justin Bengry Ph.D. '10, A Landmark Lecturer Appointment
Jeff Shealy '95, Founder and CEO of Akoustis Technologies