Several students in the One-Year, Two-Year, and Johnson Cornell Tech MBA programs were individually recognized for their contributions and achievements at the annual Dean’s Awards Brunch on Friday, May 25.
At the Big Red Bash celebratory event held at New York City’s Guastavino’s restaurant, Johnson alumni and current students gathered to honor four exceptional members of the Johnson community—this year’s alumni award recipients.
Cornell’s cross-functional offerings helped Josefina Hamren, MBA ’18, dive into her interests and grow as an innovator at two different times in her life. After graduating with a Johnson Cornell Tech MBA—she’s officially a “double Red.”
I was thrilled to be asked to lead one of Johnson’s latest innovations, the fintech intensive, and excited to have the opportunity to build something new for an institution I could not be more proud of.
The banking industry has been a late adopter of technology, known for making things inefficient and hard both for internal processes and clients using their products. New tech competitors are now threatening the banking industry by offering a superior user experience.
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