Kellogg Magazine  |  Spring/Summer 2018




Arya Badiyan

Arya co-founded and serves as the CEO of CommonBlock, a venture firm that connects real-world innovations to the blockchain to scale sustainable innovation. She also finished her sci-fi novel, “The Echoverse,” due to launch later this year.

Pablo Coballasi

Pablo and his wife, Palmira Davila, are now the proud parents of Jeronimo, Constanza and Sofia Coballasi, who was born on July 2, 2017. He continues to be managing director and co-founder of private equity and investment banking house PC Capital. On January 23, he rang the opening bell at the Mexican Stock Exchange to celebrate the second public debt issuance of one of his firm’s portfolio companies.

Steven Collens

Steven welcomed a son, Asher Ellis, on Thanksgiving Day. All are healthy and well.

Darrell Hill

Darrell and his startup venture,, were featured in an early-January edition of Chicago Inno. EternityGardens. com is an online platform that engages and educates families on cremation and connects them to cemeteries and service providers. It launched in mid-2017.

Chris Kodeck

After attending a 15-year Kellogg reunion in 2016, Naïma and Chris got married in June, then went on to grow the family. Born in November 2017, Nicolas makes his parents proud and happy. Chris pursues his career as M&A adviser in renewable energy and aerospace at Vulcain, a firm he co-created in 2009.

Yoko Mase

The Kellogg Club of Japan hosted the 23rd annual reunion on Nov. 12, 2017. More than 55 members gathered to listen to Yoshimi Inaba ’76, former vice president of Toyota Motor Corporation, share his experience as the chief officer of the firm’s North America subsidiary. The club also held multiple casual events including the “all you can eat sushi TG” with Professor Robert Wolcott who was in town for the World Marketing Summit led by Professor Kotler.