Elana Drell Szyfer, CEO ReVive Skincare

Elana Drell-Szyfer

Elana Drell Szyfer has been the CEO of ReVive Skincare since December 2017, when Tengram Capital Partners acquired the company from Shiseido. Elana played a key role in the due diligence process, was instrumental in standing up the company as an independent entity and spearheaded the company’s current strategic plan including its significant international expansion. As a 25-year veteran of the cosmetics industry, her experience spans working across multiple product categories and brands.

Michelle Peluso, CMO at IBM

Michelle Peluso

As Senior Vice President of Digital Sales and Chief Marketing Officer, Michelle oversees all global marketing and brand initiatives, strategy, response lead management, customer relationship management and execution for IBM. Her team includes thousands of marketing professionals and digital sellers located in 100+ countries worldwide. Michelle brings to IBM deep, customer-centric marketing, sales and leadership experience, as IBM accelerates its transformation to an AI & Cloud platform company.

Raghu Sundaram

Raghu Sundaram

Raghu Sundaram has been the Dean of the Leonard N. School of Business since January 2018, following two years as Vice Dean of MBA Programs & Online Learning (2016-17). He has been a member of the Stern faculty since 1996 and was formerly at the University of Rochester from 1988-96. Raghu has a long record of service to Stern and the University, including a two-year stint (2012-14) as the chair of the Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty Senators Council.

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JP Eggers, Vice Dean, MBA & Graduate Programs

J.P. Eggers

J.P. Eggers joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations in July 2008. Professor Eggers teaches the core M.B.A. strategy class and a strategy capstone elective. Professor Eggers's research interests focus on technological change, decision-making under uncertainty and new product development. Prior to his academic career, Professor Eggers was a strategy consultant with two firms, Kurt Salmon Associates and Viant, Inc.

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Conor Grennan, Assistant Dean of MBA Students

Conor Grennan

Conor Grennan is Dean of Students for the MBA program at Stern School of Business. Before Stern, Conor spent 8 years in Prague and Brussels at the EastWest Institute, a think tank focused on international conflict resolution. Conor founded of Next Generation Nepal, a non-profit dedicated to rescuing and reconnecting trafficked children in Nepal. While earning his MBA at Stern, Conor wrote the NY Times bestselling memoir, Little Princes: One Man’s Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal.

Nathan Pettit

Nathan Pettit

Nate Pettit is an Associate Professor of Management and Organizations. He currently teaches the core course "Leadership in Organizations" in the full-time MBA program, having previously taught undergraduate and PhD students at Stern. He serves on the advisory council of the Leadership Development Program and is the faculty representative for the MBA student podcast, Stern Chats.

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Thomai Serdari, Director of F&L MBA

Thomaï Serdari

Thomaï Serdari, Ph.D. is a strategist in luxury marketing and branding. She applies a unique approach to solving brand problems based on advanced critical, conceptual, and quantitative skills and has developed frameworks specifically applicable to the challenges of the luxury market. Prof. Serdari has been teaching at New York University since 2004 and at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business since 2012 where she developed the core courses for the Luxury Marketing specialization.

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