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Columbia Business: Q&A

Taking Flight

Q&A | July 07, 2014

Serial entrepreneur Drew Patterson ’06, who served on the founding teams of Kayak, Jetsetter, and Checkmate, and now runs hotel search site Room 77, offers advice to aspiring entrepreneurs.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Leadership, Media and Technology | Read Article

A Macroeconomics Vacation

Q&A | June 04, 2014

When disappointing snow in Tahoe discouraged their plans for a ski trip, three alumni — self-described “econ junkies”— jumped at the opportunity to go back to school.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Leadership, Public Policy, Risk Management | Read Article

Read All About It

Q&A | April 28, 2014

In a new book, journalism expert Penelope Muse Abernathy ’86 describes the crisis facing local newspapers in the digital age — and how they can see their way out.

Topics: Communications/Media, Leadership, Media and Technology | Read Article

The Long View

Q&A | March 18, 2014

As part of our new At the Center Q&A series, Uzayr Jeenah ’14 chats with Mary Jane McQuillen ’07 (EMBA) of ClearBridge Investments about the real returns of investing in a sustainable future.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Finance, International Business and Finance, Management, Social Enterprise | Read Article

A Healthy Future

Q&A | December 06, 2013

Healthcare expert Professor Linda Green weighs in on the Affordable Care Act, the looming physician shortage, and what every patient needs to know.

Topics: Healthcare, Leadership, Operations | Read Article

Above and Beyond

Q&A | November 12, 2013

Wolters Kluwer CEO Nancy McKinstry ’84 is building a legacy that goes far beyond ushering the global publishing company into the digital age.

Topics: Communications/Media, Healthcare, Leadership, Media and Technology, Operations, Organizations, Strategy, World Business | Read Article

Insider Analysis

Q&A | October 23, 2013

In a new book, Steven G. Mandis — a banker-turned-sociologist and adjunct professor at the School — attributes Goldman Sachs’s culture change to “organizational drift.”

Topics: Leadership, Operations, Organizations, Risk Management, Strategy | Read Article

Leading Change

Q&A | August 27, 2013

How do employees learn an organization’s culture? In his new book, Professor Ray Fisman draws from organizational economics to reveal how leaders drive culture change.

Topics: Innovation, Leadership, Management, Operations, Organizations | Read Article

Ready, Set, Innovate

Q&A | May 16, 2013

As chief strategy officer at Farenheit 212, Peter Maulik '04 (EMBA) bets on — and delivers — innovation.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Leadership, Strategy | Read Article

Ready, Set, Innovate

Q&A | May 16, 2013

As chief strategy officer at Farenheit 212, Peter Maulik ’04 (EMBA) bets on—and delivers—innovation.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Strategy | Read Article

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