June 16, 2016

Consulting firm started by SHA alumnus acquired by Deloitte

By Sherrie Negrea

Rob Rush ’77 discovered the world of customer-experience measurement by accident. In the 1990s, more than a decade after he had launched his own consulting firm outside Philadelphia, Rush began to realize that the hotel companies he was working with were increasingly focused

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May 16, 2016

Jason Brown ’05: Success through knowing oneself

The Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series (DDLS) brings prominent industry professionals to speak at SHA most Fridays during the fall semester. For 2015, students worked in groups each week to research, meet, and profile featured speakers, and then guest-blog here about

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May 11, 2016

Baker students tour Related project in Santa Clara and meet CEO Ken Himmel ’70 on campus

By Sherrie Negrea

On January 29, the Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate hosted guest speaker Kenneth A. Himmel ’70, president and CEO of Related Urban. During his talk, Himmel discussed the challenges and benefits inherent in taking on massive development projects with

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May 6, 2016

Bradley Stone ’77: Making a mark on a dynamic industry

The Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series (DDLS) brings prominent industry professionals to speak at SHA most Fridays during the fall semester. For 2015, students worked in groups each week to research, meet, and profile featured speakers, and then guest-blog here about the experience.

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April 11, 2016

Alyshia ’09 and Omar, A&S ’08 Mangalji: Daring to dream and explore new perspectives

The Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series (DDLS) brings prominent industry professionals to speak at SHA most Fridays during the fall semester. For 2015, students worked in groups each week to research, meet, and profile featured speakers, and then guest-blog here about the experience.

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April 1, 2016

Andrew ’71 and Jonathan Tisch: A family history of leadership

The Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series (DDLS) brings prominent industry professionals to speak at SHA most Fridays during the fall semester. For 2015, students worked in groups each week to research, meet, and profile featured speakers, and then guest-blog here about the experience.

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March 10, 2016

Gabe Kennedy ’13: Charting a professional course to happiness

The Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series (DDLS) brings prominent industry professionals to speak at SHA most Fridays during the fall semester. For 2015, students worked in groups each week to research, meet, and profile featured speakers, and then guest-blog here about the experience.

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March 3, 2016

John Meadow ’02: Success through balance

The Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series (DDLS) brings prominent industry professionals to speak at SHA most Fridays during the fall semester. For 2015, students worked in groups each week to research, meet, and profile featured speakers, and then guest-blog here about the experience.

This week’s student authors are

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February 27, 2016

For women, by women: A look inside Virgin Hotels

By Ethan Gabany ’17

When launching Virgin Hotels, Richard Branson promised that his new hotel brand would shake up the industry, while also providing a new design and offerings that would attract female business travelers. And who knows how to design and develop

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November 13, 2015

Marketing breaks down the fourth wall: smashing the barriers between people and brands

By creating unforgettable experiences that turn consumers into brand devotees, George P. Johnson CEO Chris Meyer ’87 is reinventing marketing.

By Georgy Cohen

“Traditional marketing tactics,” says 1987 SHA grad Chris Meyer, “are about creating awareness.”

But for Chris, awareness is not enough.

So he spends his days thinking

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