Bringing entrepreneurs, executives, and industry professionals to campus to share their insights and experiences and giving students a real-world take on classroom learning.

Formerly The Practitioners’ Perspective Series, these talks allow students to meet and network with business leaders—giving them a unique, learning experience. Our speakers come from a variety of industries—from banking and finance to health care, marketing and e-commerce, hi-tech and entertainment.

Past Speakers

Isiah Hall ’06, MBA ’08 Director of Compliance & Programmatic Oversight, National Urban League

Anthony Pelicano, Chief Human Resources Officer, Catholic Health Services

Matthew Tesoriero, BBA ’07, Co-Founder & CEO at GUAC SHOP Mexican Grill

Ismael Voltaire, MA ’19, CEO and Co-Founder of Voltaire Business Consulting

Rayan Almathhur, MS ’19, Co-Founder of Voltaire Business Consulting

Dimitri Tsopanakos, Head of Investment Management Data and Risk Analytics, Deloitte, UK

William Ampofo,  Vice President Supply Chain, Boeing Global Services

Michael Sammis, President, Universal Publishing Production Music

Kwami Adu-Gyamfi, Vice President, Business Development and Strategy US Wholesale and Investment Banking, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group

Jack Schnirman, Comptroller, Nassau County

Mickey Paxton, Executive Creative Director and Integrated Brand Builder

Deborah Zawisca, Vice President Research and Consulting, Novarica

Russell Safirstein, Partner in Charge of Anchin Digital Risk Solutions and President of Redpoint Cybersecurity, Anchin

Don LaFrance, Vice President of Logistics and Supply Chain Solutions, 1-800-FLOWERS

Stan Stone, CEO & Founder, Greystone

John Constanzo, President & CEO, LDK Consultants

Kevin McSweeney, President, Telephonics

Dana Samuel ‘90, Global International Team Lead and Assignment Manager, The Bank of New York Melon

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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If you would like to take part in this program or sponsor the upcoming year’s lecture series in whole or in part, please contact us.

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