PIHE Entrepreneurs in Residence: Ellen Yui, P ’14 & P ’16

Statler Hall, Room 194 7 East Ave, Room 194, Ithaca

Key areas of expertise: Communications & Branding Marketing Investor Relations Pitch Coach The entrepreneurial driving force behind YUI+Company, Ellen Yui brings 30 years of experience and a wellspring of passion to her work. Known for her big ideas and razor-sharp strategies, Yui guides clients to see their own potential, identify their unique space, and put […]

PIHE Entrepreneurs in Residence: 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 Entrepreneurs in Residence: Meli James ’00

G80N Marriott Student Learning Center - Statler Hall

Key areas of expertise: Entrepreneurship Venture Capital E-commerce Digital Marketing Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Meli James is a cofounder at Mana Up, an initiative to expand economic opportunity, business infrastructure, and higher wage jobs in Hawai’i. Its six-month accelerator program enables Hawaiʻi product entrepreneurs to scale their businesses globally. Mana Up operates a retail business, […]

PIHE Entrepreneurs in Residence: Meli James ’00

G80N Marriott Student Learning Center - Statler Hall

Key areas of expertise: Entrepreneurship Venture Capital E-commerce Digital Marketing Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Meli James is a cofounder at Mana Up, an initiative to expand economic opportunity, business infrastructure, and higher wage jobs in Hawai’i. Its six-month accelerator program enables Hawaiʻi product entrepreneurs to scale their businesses globally. Mana Up operates a retail business, […]

PIHE Entrepreneurs in Residence: Meli James ’00

Statler Hall 7 East Ave, Room 196, Ithaca

Key areas of expertise: Entrepreneurship Venture Capital E-commerce Digital Marketing Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Meli James is a cofounder at Mana Up, an initiative to expand economic opportunity, business infrastructure, and higher wage jobs in Hawai’i. Its six-month accelerator program enables Hawaiʻi product entrepreneurs to scale their businesses globally. Mana Up operates a retail business, […]

PIHE: Hospitality Pitch Deck Competition Finals and Awards Ceremony

Statler Hall 7 East Ave, Room 196, Ithaca

We invite all students, faculty, and staff to join us for the final presentations of this exciting competition. Four teams will present their final pitches to a panel of industry leaders in hopes of winning the grand prize of $3,000! Presentations will start promptly at 5:00 p.m. in STL 196. We hope to see you there! […]

PIHE Entrepreneurs in Residence: Meli James ’00

Statler Hall 7 East Ave, Room 196, Ithaca

Key areas of expertise: Entrepreneurship Venture Capital E-commerce Digital Marketing Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Meli James is a cofounder at Mana Up, an initiative to expand economic opportunity, business infrastructure, and higher wage jobs in Hawai’i. Its six-month accelerator program enables Hawaiʻi product entrepreneurs to scale their businesses globally. Mana Up operates a retail business, […]

PIHE Entrepreneurs in Residence: Nick Bayer ’00

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Key areas of expertise: Social Impact Food & Beverage Culture Nick Bayer has always been in the business of bringing people together, whether it’s as one of Philadelphia Business Journal’s “Most Admired CEOs” or as a consummate team captain since Little League. So when he created Saxbys in 2005, Nick never really considered it to […]

Business at a New Threshold - Harnessing Finance and Data for Sustainable Prosperity

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At the intersection of sustainability and finance are the hot topics of stakeholder and impact investing, climate finance, and corporate responsibility. Join Cornell SC Johnson College of Business dean Andrew Karolyi, and a panel of faculty and industry experts, including dean Kate Walsh, in a thought-leaders’ discussion of pioneering solutions to these grand challenges. The […]

PIHE Entrepreneurs in Residence: Fred Singer

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Key areas of expertise: Family Business & Family Business Successions Commercial Kitchen Design Negotiations Management Strategy Mid-Market Mergers & Acquisitions Fred Singer is President and CEO of Singer Equipment Company, […]