(All Programs) Business Strategy as an Instrument of ESG
Amisha Parekh is Head Of Sustainable Finance Product Incubation at Bloomberg, on the Sustainable Business and Finance team. Prior to Bloomberg, Amisha was a Senior Manager in Deloitte’s US Strategy group. She has helped manufacturing, consumer goods, and retail clients develop sustainability strategies and improve operational performance. She has previously also worked in brand management at Procter & Gamble and in sustainability at Walmart and is the co-author of, High Performance Hospitality: Sustainable Hotel Case Studies.
(All Programs) Values-Based Leadership
David brings the skills of a strategic communication consultant, executive producer, corporate leader and actor to my work as a co-founder, facilitator, leadership coach and adjunct lecturer. His multidisciplinary training and over 25 years of professional experience has provided him with a diverse array of perspectives, informing his understanding of the many dynamic elements necessary for more fully embodying the role of a leader, strengthening one's leadership presence and communicating more effectively. David holds an M.S. in Strategic Communication from Columbia University, B.A.'s in both Mass Communication and Theatre from Florida State University, and graduated from the 2-year acting program at the prestigious William Esper Studio in New York City.
MS International Fashion Marketing, Strategic Decisions in the International Fashion Marketplace
Frank Zambrelli is a design and branding chief executive with extensive professional experience spanning the luxury accessories sector. After more than a decade working for world-class brands, he began the award-winning studio, Design Quadrant. More recently, he also launched the NYC-based custom luxury brand, 1 Atelier. Frank’s broad spectrum experience has followed the pulse of change in the accessories sector, where his work has been instrumental in the success of his clients for over 12 years, a roster including Chanel, Calvin Klein, Coach, Derek Lam and many others. He’s a culture creator - whether shaping start-ups for long-term growth or short-term sale – or leveraging his experience to redirect brands that have lost their way.
MS International Fashion Marketing, Consumer Led Fashion Marketing
Prasan works for Ogilvy, a leading global creative ad agency, where he has worked across multiple industries ranging from financial services and pharmaceuticals to consumer product goods and non-profits, bringing data-driven strategic thinking to all. An enthusiastic business management professional with 15+ years experience in marketing, strategy and project management, he has led communications development for several Fortune 500 companies, managed multimillion dollar initiatives to deploy global technology infrastructure and led the launch of a retail e-commerce business. He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School, another masters from Stevens Institute of Technology and a bachelors from Rutgers University.
(All Programs) Navigating Global Change
Seisei is a recovering strategy consultant and entrepreneur. In 2008, she founded a strategy and organizational development consulting group that worked with clients across the Middle East, East Africa, and Europe; within four years, she grew the firm to over 50 clients and 8 consultants. After returning to the US, she worked for The B Team (a Richard Branson initiative), co-created a card game called doosh/off, and worked for Secretary Clinton’s presidential campaign in 2016. She is an Environmental Leadership Program fellow, StartingBloc fellow, Sandbox member, and Dreamers//Doers founding member. In her spare time, she teaches a class on sustainability and global change to fashion industry professionals completing their MA at Glasgow Caledonian New York College and sings with several choirs in New York City. She holds a BA from McGill University and her MA from Columbia.