Activity Log

Meetings and Activities Log: May 2012

May 1: Gave a presentation, “Building Your Business School’s Market Leadership and Strategic Advantage,” shared  thoughts on competition and new competitive threats, effective marketing and positioning of business school programs, and delved into issues related to innovation, partnerships and globalization at the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) ICAM (International Conference and Annual Meeting) in San Diego.

Teleconference with Payam Zamani, Founder and Chairman of Reply.com.

May 3: Teleconference with Art Ciocca, Chairman of The Wine Group; Bill Jesse, Vice Chairman of The Wine Group; and Richard Mahoney, Chief Financial Officer of The Wine Group.

Met with Mike Child, Partner at TA Associates and donor to The Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 

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