Mentoring Breakfast Series


Lauren Frasca at the MBA mentoring breakfast, Spring 2015

Organized by the Media Management Association and the Media and Technology Program, the mentoring breakfast series brings together a senior media executive with a small group of first- and second-year students for an informal discussion of current trends in the industry as well as career paths and opportunities.

2014-2015 Mentoring Breakfasts:

  • October 27 — Stephen Richard '00, SVP, Business Development and Operations, Global Merchandising Group, National Basketball Association
  • November 12 — Chantal Restivo-Alessi '93, Chief Digital Officer, HarperCollins Publishers
  • November 17 — Larry Kutscher '88, CEO, Travelclick
  • December 9 — David Levin, President & CEO, McGraw-Hill Education
  • February 17 — Will Bardeen '04, SVP Strategy & Development, The New York Times Company
  • March 3 — Chad Gutstein '00, CEO, Machinima
  • March 25 — Lauren Frasca '10, Vice President of Original Programming,The Weather Channel
  • April 20 — Andrew Lustgarten '07, Executive Vice President - Corporate Development and Strategy, Madison Square Garden

Past Hosts

Richard Gay
EVP Strategy & Business Operations
VH1

 

Sheila Spence
SVP Corporate Development
WPP Group USA

 

Dhiraj Kumar '07
Global Head of Mobile Vertical Marketing
Facebook

 

William Bardeen ’04
SVP Strategy & Corporate Development
NY Times

 

Katherine Hays
COO
GenArts

 

Ann Sarnoff
COO
BBC Worldwide America

 

Justin Smith
CEO
Bloomberg Media Group

 

Alan Stein '05
Global Head of Ad Technology
Google

 

Christopher Barry '99
Managing Director, Digital & International Strategy
A&E

 

Bruce Campbell
Chief Development & Digital Officer
Discovery Communications