Twenty-six years ago, Joseph Baratta (B’93) walked across the Georgetown University commencement stage to receive his diploma and was prepared to begin his career at Morgan Stanley. He never imagined that he would find himself once again on the Healy Lawn stage, this time to address the McDonough School of Business Class of 2019.
Sweetgreen founders and Georgetown McDonough School of Business alumni Jonathan Neman (B’07), Nicolas Jammet (B’07), and Nathaniel Ru (B’07) returned to campus April 16 for a conversation about their 12 years of success and how their mission to connect people to real food has grown beyond the salads they make.
E-Trade CEO Karl Roessner discussed the importance of customer satisfaction to the financial services company’s brand and provided his thoughts on cryptocurrency and artificial intelligence at an April 10 event at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, presented by the Center for Financial Markets and Policy’s Global Finance Speaker Series and the school’s Stanton Distinguished Leaders Series.
Fabrizio Freda, president and CEO of The Estée Lauder Companies, discussed the challenges of leading a global cosmetics brand during an event hosted by the Georgetown Retail & Luxury Association (GRLA) and the GBI on April 8.
Financier and philanthropist David Rubenstein visited Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business on March 27 for a discussion ranging from changes in private equity, to career advice, to reflections on Rubenstein’s life and upbringing.
Penny Pennington, recently named managing partner of investment firm Edward Jones, reflected on her career, lessons she has learned about leadership, and the values that make Edward Jones a success in a Nov. 29 event for MBA students at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business.
Ashok Kumar Mirpuri, Singapore’s ambassador to the U.S., hosted Master of Arts in International Business and Policy (MA-IBP) students at the Singaporean embassy in Washington, D.C. Mirpuri discussed Singapore's economic and diplomatic trajectory, as well as its current and future challenges.
Katrina O’Connell, chief finance officer and senior vice president of strategy, innovation and product operations at Old Navy, spoke at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business on November 14 about how the retail company competes amid industry disruption.
Maintaining a luxury brand requires passion and innovation to deliver an effective customer experience, said Alessandro Farmeschi, CEO of Lamborghini Americas, at an event hosted by Georgetown Retail and Luxury Association and the GBI.
The Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access and the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy, and Trade met for a joint hearing titled, 'Investing in Rural America' on Tuesday, July 24. Matthew M. McKenna, executive in residence of the Global Social Enterprise Initiative's Rural Opportunity Initiative, served as a witness.
Ursula Burns asked the Georgetown McDonough class of 2018 to emerge from the sidelines and actively engage in change for the better so that future generations do not face the same obstacles she encountered.
The Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business hosted “National Movements Forum for Changemakers” on Monday, April 16. The event explored why some of the most significant movements of the 21st century, such as #MeToo and #NeverAgain, have succeeded and what emerging movement leaders can do to advance their causes.