CIHLER: 15th Annual HR in Hospitality Conference

Hotel Del Coronado 1500 Orange Ave., Coronado, CA 92118

HR in Hospitality 2021 is presented by the Cornell University’s Hotel and ILR Schools.  For more than a decade, human resources professionals in the hospitality industry have relied on HR in Hospitality to equip them with powerful guidance tailored to their unique challenges. Choose from a collection of carefully crafted offerings, including plenaries, smaller breakout […]

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

Virtual Ithaca

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 […]

Brandon Barton ’03

Virtual Ithaca

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 […]

Diversity in Digital Currency: Fintech’s Opportunities, Pitfalls, Next Steps

Virtual Ithaca

We have seen fintech expand to touch nearly every type of financial transaction, and we know it has great potential to serve broader communities. In what ways has that promise been met, and how can and should the next iterations improve access, competency, service, and sustainability? This conversation about diversity and inclusion in fintech, including […]


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

Virtual Ithaca

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 […]

CHR: Women in Hospitality and Travel: Opportunities, Challenges, and Progress

Virtual Ithaca

Event overview Women make up 50% of the workforce in hospitality and travel yet only 12% of leadership positions. What opportunities are available? What progress is being made? During this hour-long webcast, we’ll hear from industry and academic leaders as they share stories of their own career challenges, victories, and personal leadership values; organizational best […]