An exclusive opportunity to learn from successful business leaders.

Bringing entrepreneurs, executives, and industry professionals to campus to share their insights and experiences and giving students a real-world take on classroom learning. These talks cover a wide range of topics around the themes of ethics, sustainability, and innovation. Our speakers come from a variety of industries—from banking and finance to health care, marketing and e-commerce, hi-tech and entertainment. Students are able to meet in person and network with these business leaders, giving them a unique, learning experience.

Past Speakers

Fotios Piniros, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley’s Private Wealth Management

Mickey Paxton, Executive Creative Director and Integrated Brand Builder

Peter Yacobellis ’05, Director of Business Planning for the Chief Marketing Officer, American Express

Suhit Gupta, Chief Information Officer for the Solutions division, The Carlyle Group

Valerie Calabro, Senior Director of Organizational Development, Veeco Instruments, Inc.

Joshua Shek, MS ’11, MBA ’12, Vice President, Morgan Stanley

Svetla Marinova, Vice President of Innovation Management, APG Asset Management USA

Curtiss Jacobs, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Uptown Advisory Group LLC (UAG)

Randall Leach, Global Solutions Director, Healthcare Customer Solutions, UPS

Nicholas Iadevaio, Vice President of Corporate Human Resources, L’Oreal USA

Janet Mirasola, Managing Director, Sucden Securities

Brian Stegman, Attorney, Hoxie & Associates

Antonia Donohue, Attorney, Jaspan Schlesinger LLP

William Fuessler, Global Consulting Leader of Finance, Risk and Fraud, IBM

Krupa Koestline, Chief Product Officer, Pure Essentials

Tanweer Ansari, Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, The First National Bank of Long Island

Michael Graziano, Managing Director of the Ethics & Compliance, BNP Paribas

Lenny Achan, Chief Innovation Officer, Hospital for Special Surgery

Perry Woo, Attorney, Hoffman & Baron LLC

Jeffrey Horowitz, Managing Director and Market Head for Relationship Management for Corporate, Government and Non-for-Profit Segments, Bank of New York Mellon

Marc Strachan, Vice President-Corporate Relations, Constituent Affairs, Diageo

William Faraday, Senior Environment Sustainability, Occupational Health & Safety Executive, Colgate-Palmolive

Annette Marinaccio, Associate Vice President of Business Development, Northwell Health

Jonathon Holtz, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Winholt Equipment Group

Lee Cheatham, Ph.D., Director-Strategic Partnership Office, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Irene Quarshie, Vice President, Product Quality and Responsible Sourcing, Target

Loretta Cangialosi, Senior Vice President and Controller at Pfizer, Inc.

Sharon Klugewicz, President-Americas Region, Chembio Diagnostics

Akhil Gupta, Formerly Chairman, Blackstone India

Ron Robinson, Managing Director, Influence Nation

Kim Petry, Chief Financial Officer, Paxos

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