Global Summits and Speaker Series
The Global Business Initiative brings accomplished business leaders to engage the Georgetown McDonough community in dialogue about the challenges of leading global businesses in specific industries. By hearing from senior executives currently working in multinational companies our students receive invaluable experience transforming theoretical knowledge into practical business applications. The GBI makes this possible through our board members and our global network.
The GBI has also partnered with the Georgetown Retail & Luxury Association (GRLA), a student-run organization that focuses on educating peers about the retail and luxury industries as well as increasing opportunities for them within those fields.
Costco Wholesale Corporation
Executives from Tommy Hilfiger, Estée Lauder, A.T. Kearney, American Apparel & Footwear Association, and Amazon
President and CEO
Corporate Vice President
President and COO
Executives from VF Corporation, National Geographic, Sodexo, Colgate-Palmolive, and Chevron
Chief Executive Officer – Americas Region
Tiffany & Co.
Chief Executive Officer
Global Business of Travel
Executives from Airbnb, Bentley Motors, Booking Holdings, Gulfstream, National Geographic, and Sodexo
Mark Del Rosso
President and CEO – Americas Region
Global Luxury Summit
Executives from Tom Ford, Estée Lauder, Michael Kors, Kara Ross and Ermenegildo Zegna
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