PIHE’s Entrepreneur in Residence: Felix Litvinsky P '23

Key areas of expertise: Ideation Support Venture Creation Company Launch and Scaling Pitch Coaching Strategy Formulation Felix Litvinsky is a Managing Director of Blackstone LaunchPad at Cornell University. Blackstone LaunchPad is an experiential university wide entrepreneurship program offering coaching, ideation and venture creation support to students, alumni, staff and faculty. Felix Litvinsky is a Founder […]

PIHE’s Entrepreneur in Residence: Marisa Sergi ’15 (CALS)

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Key areas of expertise: Wine, Beer & Spirits Distribution Branding Working with Big Retail Viticulture & Enology Marisa Sergi, a third-generation winemaker, is one of the forces behind L’uva Bella Winery.  After earning a B.S in winemaking from Cornell University and moving to California to work for the largest winery in the U.S., she moved […]

PIHE’s Entrepreneur in Residence: Felix Litvinsky P ’23

Key areas of expertise: Ideation Support Venture Creation Company Launch and Scaling Pitch Coaching Strategy Formulation Felix Litvinsky is a Managing Director of Blackstone LaunchPad at Cornell University. Blackstone LaunchPad is an experiential university wide entrepreneurship program offering coaching, ideation and venture creation support to students, alumni, staff and faculty. Felix Litvinsky is a Founder […]

PIHE’s Entrepreneur in Residence: Marisa Sergi ’15 (CALS)

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Key areas of expertise: Wine, Beer & Spirits Distribution Branding Working with Big Retail Viticulture & Enology Marisa Sergi, a third-generation winemaker, is one of the forces behind L’uva Bella Winery.  After earning a B.S in winemaking from Cornell University and moving to California to work for the largest winery in the U.S., she moved […]

PIHE’s Entrepreneur in Residence: Bill Minnock ’79, MBA ‘83

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Key areas of expertise: Real Estate Development Business Strategy International Business Bill Minnock ’79 joined the School of Hotel Administration as Visiting Professor of Practice in July 2021.  Bill retired from Marriott after a 37 year career in which he held numerous leadership positions in the Hotel and Timeshare industries.  Most recently, Bill was Managing […]

PIHE- Hospitality Pitch Deck Competition (PDC)

Registration Deadline - September 22, 2021 | Register via Reviewr - https://my.reviewr.com/s1/site/pilsburypdc21 Full competition details, including the official rules and guidelines can be found HERE. The Pillsbury Institute is excited to once again host the Hospitality Pitch Deck Competition (PDC), which will take place during the fall 2021 semester. The PDC is an experiential learning […]

PIHE’s Entrepreneur in Residence: Felix Litvinsky P ’23

Key areas of expertise: Ideation Support Venture Creation Company Launch and Scaling Pitch Coaching Strategy Formulation Felix Litvinsky is a Managing Director of Blackstone LaunchPad at Cornell University. Blackstone LaunchPad is an experiential university wide entrepreneurship program offering coaching, ideation and venture creation support to students, alumni, staff and faculty. Felix Litvinsky is a Founder […]

Brandon Barton ’03

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Key areas of expertise: Restaurant Technology Startups SaaS Sales Brandon is a hospitality tech entrepreneur who has used his experience working in operations at the top hospitality groups such as Danny Meyer’s USHG and Patina Restaurant Group to build and scale early stage tech products that help restaurateurs. He is currently CEO of Bite, the […]

PIHE’s Entrepreneur in Residence: Felix Litvinsky P ’23

Key areas of expertise: Ideation Support Venture Creation Company Launch and Scaling Pitch Coaching Strategy Formulation Felix Litvinsky is a Managing Director of Blackstone LaunchPad at Cornell University. Blackstone LaunchPad is an experiential university wide entrepreneurship program offering coaching, ideation and venture creation support to students, alumni, staff and faculty. Felix Litvinsky is a Founder […]

PIHE’s Entrepreneur in Residence: Jacob Wright, MBA ’22

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Key areas of expertise: Development Leadership Business Formation Jacob G. Wright started his first business at the age of 18 and became a serial entrepreneur who has founded, led, and sold successful businesses in the action sports, website development, real estate development, restaurant, hotel, and management industries. Wright has funded, developed, and managed more than […]