Langone Speaker Series
Broadening Conversations About Business
The goal of the Langone Speaker Series is to expose students to the diverse perspectives of highly successful executives. The series provides a unique platform to deepen conversations about timely events with the decision-makers that are helping shape today's industries. Events are open to all Langone students, Langone alumni, as well as students in the Executive MBA Program and Full-Time MBA program. Past speakers include Oisin Hanrahan, CEO and co-Founder of Handy, Nate Berkus, Interior Designer and Author, Philip Krim, CEO of Casper, Devon Pike, President of Givenchy US and Former CEO of De Beers North America, and Frank Blake, Chairman and Former CEO of The Home Depot. See below for upcoming events, as well as highlights from past events.
Jeffrey Hollender, Co-Founder & Former CEO of Seventh Generation, and Meika Hollender, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Sustain Natural, discuss sustainable business with Tensie Whelan, Clinical Professor of Business and Director of NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business. Please join us on Friday, December 1st in Paulson Auditorium, 40 West Fourth Street at 5:45 PM. Reception to follow. Please RSVP for this event.
Oisin Hanrahan, CEO and co-Founder of Handy, Joins MBAs for Langone Speaker Series
March 24, 2017
Professor Luke Williams moderated a discussion with Oisin Hanrahan, where the CEO offered valuable advice to budding entrepreneurs in the audience. Read more.
Nate Berkus, Interior Designer and Author, Joins MBAs for Langone Speaker Series
September 30, 2016
In a discussion moderated by Dean of Students Conor Grennan, Nate Berkus shared insights on brand marketing, his professional background, and advice to students and alumni as they pursue their career paths. Read more.
Philip Krim, CEO of Casper, Joins MBAs for Langone Speaker Series
April 8, 2016
Professor Jeffrey Carr moderated a discussion and one-on-one interview with Philip Krim, who discussed his experience in the e-commerce industry and disrupting industries, on-and offline. Read more.
Devon Pike, President of Givenchy US and Former CEO of De Beers North America, Joins MBAs for Langone Speaker Series
February 20, 2015
Professor Jeffrey Carr moderated a discussion and one-on-one interview with Devon Pike, who discussed her experience in the luxury retail sector and what makes a luxury brand successful. Read more.
Frank Blake, Chairman and Former CEO of The Home Depot, Joins MBAs for Langone Speaker Series
December 5, 2014
In a discussion moderated by Professor Charlie Murphy, Frank Blake shared insights on the retail business, his professional background, and the strategy and culture of The Home Depot, of which he has been Chairman since 2007. Read more.