Desautels Global Expert: Michael Novak

Michael Novak, BSc'76, BCL'80, LLB'81, Chairman and Investor at LaunchLeap Inc. Monday, November 13, 2017

Guest Lectures in Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship (MGPO 362) with Prof. Daphne Ann Demetry

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Published: 17 Nov 2017

Desautels Global Expert: John Bargelletti

John Bargelletti, BA'95, Portfolio Manager, Global Equities; Global Sector Head for Financial Services at Wafra Investment Advisory Group, Inc. Friday, November 10, 2017 

Guest Lectures with Honours in Investment Management (HIM) and MBA Students

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Published: 17 Nov 2017

New Desautels Global Expert: Sameer Deen

The Desautels Faculty of Management welcomes Sameer Deen, (BCom’98), Senior Vice President of Univision Digital, as its latest Desautels Global Expert.

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Published: 17 Nov 2017

Desautels Global Expert announcement: Chandra Kumar

The Desautels Faculty of Management welcomes Chandra Kumar, President of the Confectionery Business at Nestlé Canada, as a Desautels Global Expert.

Published: 10 Nov 2017

Desautels Global Expert announcement: Miranda Keating Erickson

The Desautels Faculty of Management welcomes Miranda Keating Erickson, Vice-President, Markets for the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO), as a Desautels Global Expert.

Published: 10 Nov 2017

Desautels Global Expert: George Attar

George Attar, BCom’82, Senior VP and Chief Technology and Information Officer at McKesson Canada Monday, November 6, 2017

Guest Lecture in IT in Business with Diego Mastroianni

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Published: 8 Nov 2017

Desautels Global Expert: Mark Taborsky

Mark Taborsky, BCom’88, Managing Partner and Founder, MarkerTree Capital Monday, November 6, 2017

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Guest Lecture in Alternative Investments (FINE 455) with Prof. Jan Ericsson

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Guest Lecture in Derivatives (MMF Class - FINE 682) with Prof. Jan Ericsson

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Published: 8 Nov 2017

Desautels Global Expert: Stephen Kay

Stephen Kay, BA'83, MBA'90, US & Canada leader of Marsh’s Political Risk & Structured Credit practice Thursday, November 2, 2017

Guest Lectures in Strategies for Developing Countries (MGPO 475) and Strategic Management: Developing Countries (MGPO 651) with Prof. Paola Perez-Aleman

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Published: 3 Nov 2017

The next frontier for the Business of Fashion? Podcasts.

Podcasts have become an integral part of people’s daily media browsing, and the Business of Fashion’s Founder and Editor-in Chief, Imran Amed (BCom'97), is set to expand into this influential platform.

Published: 11 Oct 2017

Well Told Health aims to shake-up supplements industry

Desautels alumna and Global Expert, Monica Ruffo (BCom’86), has launched Well Told Health to respond to an alarming gap in the market for organic supplements that are made without any synthetic ingredients.

Published: 5 Oct 2017

Swimming up(bid)stream

Desautels Global Expert and Chief Executive Officer at Magnetic, James Green (BMus'86), explores the cause and effects of the rise of ad opportunities available for auction online, or bidstream.

He attributes the dramatic increase to header bidding, which lets publishers offer ad inventory to multiple buyers simultaneously.

Published: 4 Oct 2017

A call for greener practices in the fashion world

In the age of technology with growing emphasis on sustainable living, many in the fashion world, including Desautels Global Expert, Imran Amed (BCom'97), have questioned the continued prevalence of paper fashion show invitations.

It turns out that wastage permeates every facet of the fashion industry, from excessive fabric waste spurred by fast fashion, to unsustainable product packing.

Published: 4 Oct 2017

Desautels alumnus and Global Expert makes Queen’s New Year’s Honours list

Imran Amed (BCom'97) has been named to the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list for his contributions as CEO of The Business of Fashion, an online news site for the fashion industry. The list recognises people in the UK who have made significant contributions to society.

Founded in 2007, The Business of Fashion has since become one of the leading sources of news for the fashion world.

Published: 29 Sep 2017

Desautels Global Expert Monica Ruffo takes aim at the supplements market

While looking into supplements as part of her treatment for breast cancer, Monica Ruffo (BCom’86) realized something was amiss. “I couldn’t actually understand what was written on the labels,” Ruffo says. Further research uncovered a lack of legal framework surrounding the use of the word “natural” in Canada and the U.S., and that most supplements labelled so are hardly natural at all.

Published: 26 Sep 2017

Desautels alumnus named to the board of Teekay Offshore Group

David Levenson (BCom'96) has been nominated to the Board of Teekay Offshore Group as news of a completed comprehensive transaction with Brookfield Business Partners L.P. is also shared.

Published: 26 Sep 2017


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