This week’s Campus Celeb is notable alumni: John Riccitiello.
Riccitello is an alumni of the Haas School of Business here at UC Berkeley. He received a Bachelor of Science in 1981, graduating with honors. After graduating, Riccitiello worked in many different companies ranging from The Clorox Company to Häagen-Dazs International. In 1993, he became CEO of Wilson Sporting Goods which became his first CEO position at a major company. Riccitiello’s biggest gig came when he became CEO of our favorite video game company, Electronic Arts. From 2007 to 2013, Riccitiello was able to bring to EA huge revenue results and was able to make it one of the biggest companies of the world. Currently, Riccitiello serves on the Board of Directors of his alma mater UC Berkeley Haas School of Business.