Profiles in Leadership

Profile in Leadership: Meredith Amdur, MBA ’03, CEO of Rhetorik Solutions

Making data smarter, from the UK’s “silicon suburb” and beyond Meredith Amdur isn’t very often at a loss for words. But ask her what she’s passionate about in her career, […]

Profile in Leadership Paul Kavuma, MBA ’93, Founder and CEO of Catalyst Principal Partners

A catalyst for regional champions in East Africa When terrorists attacked the high-end Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, in September 2013, businessman Chris Getonga was just driving away. He had […]

Profile in Leadership: Ian Kline ’92, President and CEO, The Cadmus Group

Scaling up for sustainable solutions When Ian Kline became CEO of the Cadmus Group in 2007, the government consultancy was small and best known for its work on drinking water […]

Profile in Leadership: George Gellert ’60, MBA ’62, JD ’63

Bringing a “Benevolent Competitiveness” to Family Business When Superstorm Sandy hit the Gellert Global Group’s Elizabeth, N.J., warehouse, offices, and shipping facility in October 2012, it left behind eight feet […]

Profile in Leadership: Greg Galvin, MS ’82, PhD ’84, MBA ’93

Creating Successful High-Tech Startups in Ithaca With a doctorate in material science from Cornell, Greg Galvin understood the intricacies of physics and electrical engineering but didn’t want to spend his […]

An Able Navigator

Demir Sabanci, MBA ’99, President, chairman, and founder, Sedes Holding, and president and CEO of Sedesco Inc Two pieces of art dominate the main boardroom at Sedes Holding, Demir Sabanci’s […]

Fresh, new energy jump-starts a national icon

Hernan Mendez, MBA ’83, President of Procafecol When Hernan Mendez took over as head of Colombia’s Juan Valdez coffee business in 2010, the retailer was in sad straits. Parent company […]

Coaching for Change

Jennifer Dulski ’93, MBA ’99, president and COO at Jennifer Dulski leads by helping other people excel. She’s been doing this for most of her life. She served as […]

Sense and Sensibility in a Master Dealmaker

Luis Carlos Sarmiento Jr. MBA 85′, CEO of Grupo Aval Luis Carlos Sarmiento Jr., the CEO of Grupo Aval, Colombia’s largest financial services holding company, likes nothing more than making […]

Bringing Beauty to the World, Inside and Out

Suh Kyung-Bae, MBA ’87, CEO of South Korean cosmetics firm AmorePacific Beauty. Harmony. Balance. Happiness. These are not words that you’d typically hear from the CEO of a multibillion-dollar global […]