Alumni

Johnson BusinessFeed

A journey: Private investment in infrastructure in emerging markets

EMI contributor HyungJoon (Simon) Kim, MPS-RE ’17, discusses value creation, impacts, and rewards of infrastructure investments in emerging markets.

Enterprise

M&As are Up, IPOs are Down. What’s the Story?

As public equity markets lose players, private equity grows, and mergers and acquisitions reach historic levels, the economy struggles to adapt.

Enterprise

Startup Snapshot: Into the Green Rush

After a health scare introduced Pelin Wood Thorogood, MBA ’94, to the health benefits the cannabis-derived compound CBD, she saw an opportunity to make a difference.

SHA BusinessFeed

NSMH’s 30th anniversary: Celebrating the past, treasuring the present, shaping the future

The National Society for Minorities in Hospitality, co-founded by Hotelies in 1989, celebrated its 30th anniversary at the 2019 NSMH National Conference.

Enterprise

Startup Snapshot: Big Data, Big Outcomes for New Medicines

Gen Li, MBA ’96, is founder and president of Phesi, a provider of data-driven services that helps life sciences companies expedite clinical trials.

Enterprise

A Hotelier’s Perspective: The Little Things Matter

Lani Shufelt, MBA ’12, owner and COO of The Chanler at Cliff Walk, says travelers are looking for unique experiences rather than cookie-cutter accommodations.

Enterprise

Take it from a VP: Learning never ends

Earning an MBA marks the beginning, not the end, of a business education, says Tom Strobel ’96, MBA ’05, vice president of finance at Ecolab.

Enterprise

Supply Chain Disruption: A Survival Guide

With everything from trade disputes to climate change ready to disrupt the flow of goods, companies need risk mitigation plans to cover a broad range of scenarios.

SHA BusinessFeed

Connecting across generations, Statler Fellows discover tech and hospitality synergies

Togo Tamura ’19 recaps the Statler Fellows Industry Study Trip to San Francisco, including visits with hospitality companies and Hotelie alumni.