Recently elected to be the 20th mayor of Tijuana, Carlos Bustamante ’69 is well aware that the task ahead of him won’t be an easy one, especially given the region’s turbulence over the past several years. Nevertheless, he sees the challenges facing both himself and his city as imminently surmountable and views San Diego and Tijuana as “one region with a revolving economy.”
Sometimes great ideas change the world. Sometimes great people make a reverberating impact through sheer talent and determination. And sometimes all it takes is the ability to see — and seize — an opportunity when it slaps you in the face. USD’s brand of entrepreneurs aim for the triple bottom line: People, Planet, Profit. For several years, Professor Helder Sebastiao has been the driving force behind elevating entrepreneurship across campus; he says the thing that separates winners from losers is drive.