Sustainable and Social Entrepreneurship Enterprises Roundtable

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April 25, 2016 8:00 AM  Duration: 7:45 hour(s)

The Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship is pleased to present the Sustainable and Social Entrepreneurship Enterprises Roundtable on April 24-25, 2016.

The Roundtable will explore strategies and best practices of successful environmental and social entrepreneurship ventures. Mission Driven Enterprises: Companies focused on being prosperous while “Doing Good.”

Proposed individual sessions include the following topics:
1) Getting Started: Challenges of finding the market niche for environmental/social entrepreneurship enterprises
2) Problem-solving and Social Innovation through Social Entrepreneurship
3) The power of integrating environmental and social initiatives into the core values of an entrepreneurial enterprise
4) Attracting and retaining human resource talent
5) Advice from the experts: Keys to success

Chair:
Jeanne Varney '85, Lecturer, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration

Participants:
• Kristen Barnett ’15, Marketing Strategist, Dig Inn
• Dan Chapman ’02, General Manager, Finger Lakes Fresh
• Stephanie Creary, Assistant Professor, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
• Diana Dobin, President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Valley Forge Fabrics, Inc.
• Robert Frisch, MBA ’13, CEO, Firelight Camps
• Meghan Hilbert ’13, Director of Global Business Development, Terracycle
• Amie Inman, P ’14, Design Director, La Paz Group
• Crist Inman, MBA ’90, PhD ’97, Founder and Managing Partner, La Paz Group
• David Jerome, Consultant, MCA
• Charley Knight, Vice President of Hospitality Business, Interface
• Willy Legrand, Professor, IUBH School of Business and Management, Bonn, Germany
• Walker Lunn '03, Founder and CEO, Grid Waste
• Karli Miller-Hornick ’12, Manager, Farmigo
• Mark Milstein, Clinical Professor of Management and Director, Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise, Cornell University
• Jenni Moon ’10, Program Manager, Greenview
• Jason Salfi ’92, Entrepreneur
• Michele Sarkisian, President, P3 Advisors
• Rohit Verma, P ’17 and ’19, Executive Director and Singapore Tourism Board Distinguished Professor, Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures
• Anke Wessels, Executive Director, Center for Transformative Action

Student Participants:
• Nicole Bega ’18, Student Perspective and Open Mic Luncheon Participant, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
• Grant Behnke ’17, Open Mic Luncheon Participant, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
• Brenna Curran ’16, Open Mic Luncheon Participant, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
• Anastasia Kalugina, MBA ’17, Open Mic Luncheon Participant, Cornell University Johnson Graduate School of Management
• Heather Mullen ’18, Open Mic Luncheon Participant, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration

Location

Ithaca, NY, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, 5th Floor Tower (Silver Birch Suite)

Event Related File:

PIHE Roundtable Program.social.sustain.pdf

ADMISSION INFO:

Invite Only

CONTACT:

Jennifer VanAtta
255-0790
piheevents@cornell.edu