Cornell Enterprise

The alumni magazine for the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

Cybersecurity: crimes and consequences

October 9, 2019

As hacking threats grow in sophistication, here’s a look at what companies are doing to protect themselves and their clients.

Ethical Fashion

October 4, 2019

A global fashion revolution calls for greater transparency, sustainability, and ethics in the industry. Cornellians are stepping up to drive change.

Listen Up: Podcasts go mainstream

September 6, 2019

Podcast producers are finding listeners who crave a longer-form media experience and the informal conversation format that podcasts offer.

Profile in Leadership: Maggie Chan Jones, MBA ’09, founder and CEO of Tenshey

September 5, 2019

Former SAP CMO Maggie Chan Jones launched executive coaching firm Tenshey to advance gender diversity and leadership development.

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

February 28, 2019

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

Supply Chain Disruption: A Survival Guide

February 7, 2019

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.


Research and insights from Johnson’s expert faculty

The yin and yang of social activism

September 13, 2019

Social activists boost social entrepreneurs’ success but provoke “green hush” among established companies, according to research by Professor Wesley Sine.

The character of conscience

September 3, 2019

You can help yourself to act virtuously in your personal and professional life by acknowledging that you are vulnerable to mistakes in moral judgement.

How Chinese citizens’ activism curbs pollution

August 14, 2019

Research by Professor Christopher Marquis finds that, in China, civil protests are more effective than petitions in bringing about environmental reform.


Explore stories featuring Johnson alumni, including Profiles in Leadership about those driving change from executive positions

Investing for good

September 12, 2019

Mubadala Ventures investor Alaa Halawa focuses on early-growth, deep-tech life science companies that are disrupting traditional industries.

A disposition for diplomacy

August 5, 2019

Over the course of her career in the U.S. Foreign Service, Virginia Bennett, MBA ’89, held overseas posts in Manila, Bogotá, Tokyo, and Athens.

A Hotelier’s Perspective: The Little Things Matter

February 19, 2019

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.

Profile in Leadership: Maggie Chan Jones, MBA ’09, founder and CEO of Tenshey

September 5, 2019

Former SAP CMO Maggie Chan Jones launched executive coaching firm Tenshey to advance gender diversity and leadership development.

Profile in Leadership: Roy Ashok, MBA ’09, CEO of Daqri

March 14, 2019

Roy Ashok, MBA ’09, is harnessing AR technology for smart factories and streamlining focus with inspired, authentic leadership.


Profiles of Johnson alumni entrepreneurs and their businesses

Glyph: Pure, minimalist fashion

October 4, 2019

Cornell Tech MBA grads and minimalist fashion entrepreneurs Pranav Sachdev and Alan Lau founded Glyph digitally knit, vegan, and recyclable shoes.

Technology Meets the Eye

September 13, 2019

Miku Jha’s company, AgShift, created the world’s first autonomous food inspection system using deep learning and machine vision technologies.

Full STEAM Ahead

September 12, 2019

Hilary Lashley Renison’s startup, Tinker & Fiddle, encourages children to learn and apply technology at the intersection of culinary arts, music, fashion, and gaming.


Reviews of recently published faculty and alumni books

Under the Influence: How behavioral contagion can drive positive social change

February 5, 2020

Others’ choices affect our own and have enormous economic, social, and environmental consequences, argues Robert H. Frank in his new book.

Portfolio Management: a definitive guide

August 2, 2019

Scott Stewart and his co-authors, all quantitative experts, drew on their experience as money managers for Portfolio Management: Theory and Practice.

What Happens Now?

January 11, 2019

A new book co-authored by John Hillen, MBA ’04, examines common leadership stalls and how to overcome them.