美國哥倫比亞大學商學院 (Columbia Business School)
Dr. Jack McGourty
Director of Community and Global Entrepreneurship
Columbia Business School
Prior to coming to Columbia in 1998, Jack was a senior executive and board member for a large publicly traded company. During his tenure, Jack held several senior positions including vice president of human resources, executive vice president of operations, division president, and company president chief operating officer.
Over the past 16 years, Jack has been an active member of the University's entrepreneurial community, establishing an undergraduate minor in entrepreneurship and innovation, teaching core and advanced courses in entrepreneurship, and launching the Columbia-Harlem Small Business Development Center. Jack is the driving force behind Venture for All®, a program designed to educate aspiring entrepreneurs and build capacity for high potential startup ventures in emerging markets.
Instructor and Advisor
Lecturer in the Discipline of Digital Marketing
Columbia Business School
Due to his strength in marketing and business development, Daniel has founded companies that have been thought leaders and pioneers in developing change in old industries such as the first to market a nationally branded and certified Natural Light Beef Company, founded a for-profit supermarket cooperative company, and led a seafood start-up to become the largest processor of its type in the US in seven years.
Throughout the course of his career, Daniel has worked with and volunteered at many non-profit organizations in capacities ranging from being a founder, president, executive board member and trustee along with providing over $5M in grants to a wide range of non-profits institutions focusing on education, and health and wellness programs.
Daniel has been a noted speaker and marketing counselor for the Columbia-Harlem Small Business Development Center and continues to present workshops on marketing and branding to new business entrepreneurs and expanding small business ventures at Columbia Business School.
Instructor and APAC Representative Hermes Leadership Society
Lecturer in the Discipline of Negotiation and Entrepreneurship
Columbia Business School
A philanthropist at heart, has started donating to the less fortunate since he was five-years old. He is now Columbia Business School Venture For All's Representative and Instructor for APAC, and an interviewer for the Johns Hopkins University and Columbia Business School.
Paul founded a Delaware based non-profit, working with Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Columbia Business School, California Institute of Technology, Stanford Summer College, Stanford School of Medicine, and Berklee College of Music, to provide short-term Programs catering to high achieving high school and university students, while donating the profit to financially challenged students.
Paul has successfully established a scholarship in his name and the non-profit's at Columbia Business School in May of 2014. Over the years, Paul has taught over 3,000 students in TOEFL, GRE, and GMAT, with an average score above the 85th percentile. And has enabled students in getting accepted to top universities and graduate schools in the U.S.
Prior to his educational career years, Paul worked at General Electric as the top 1% of the ECLP Program, and has served various strategic positions at Corporate, Finance, and Healthcare. He has also assisted the Founder of Trend Micro, Mr. Steve Chang, in identifying a USD$300 million opportunity in social enterprise across Southeast Asia, enabling the building of houses, hospitals, and schools.
Paul received his MBA from Columbia University and his BA in Psychology from The Johns Hopkins University.
Lecturer in the Discipline of Technology and Entrepreneurship
Columbia Business School
Manoj Pooleery has been working at the Center for Computational Learning Systems since June 2008. He is the Director of Technology, Business Development and Entrepreneurship. In his role, he is responsible for working with the research scientists to identify and build potential products for commercial use. He is also responsible for providing program management oversight to a host of external client facing projects and building up the internal framework to facilitate the smooth functioning of all research projects. In addition, he interfaces with potential business partners to identify business projects where the center's research can be utilized.
Prior to CCLS, he was the Chief Architect at Cigna International Expatriate Benefits, a Health Insurance provider for expatriates. He defined and implemented the Enterprise Architecture strategy for the organization. He was with Synygy Inc, an Enterprise Performance Management organization prior to Cigna. He was with them for about 4 years. He was part of the initial team that established the company's presence on the web and played a crucial role in making them the market leaders in the web-based EPM software arena.
Manoj specializes in Entrepreneurship, multi-year Strategy development, Budgeting, Technology direction and Project Proposals. His current areas of specialization are Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Predictive Analytics, Big Data projects and Internet of Things (IoT) projects. He is also well versed in Enterprise Application and Information Integration, SaaS implementation and Product development.
Manoj’s unique blend of deep technology skills and management capabilities positions him well to make his clients successful. In addition to guest lecturing at Columbia, Manoj speaks frequently at both management as well as technology courses, both within and outside U.S.
Manoj has a Masters in Technology Management from Columbia University, Masters in Computer Applications and a Bachelors in Physics and from Calicut University, India.
Lecturer in the Discipline of Entrepreneurship and Psychology
Teacher's College at Columbia University and Columbia Business School
Leigh Winters is a clinical researcher at Columbia University's Spirituality Mind Body Institute and Columbia University Department of Psychiatry's New York State Psychiatric Institute. She works in the Substance Use Research Center on opioid, cocaine, and alcohol treatment trials that involve motivational enhancement therapy, mindfulness-based relapse prevention, and mind-body practices. Leigh is also a certified clinical aromatherapist who is passionate about health and wellness. Her research interests include the intersection of mindfulness, motivation, and business. She is the founder and editor-in-chief of the lifestyle media brand, Wise+Well.
Leigh will hold dual Master's degrees from Columbia University in Clinical Psychology and Neuroscience.
Lecturer in the Discipline of Strategy and Management
Columbia Business School Venture For All
Tatsuhito Sugaoi has started supporting startups across the globe who are interested in launching their businesses in the Japanese market. His first support is to one of the startups from Thailand, which sells fully customized flip flops and bags. He also kick started the Venture For All Program® in Japan in Japanese, including the program for working professionals. He is an instructor for Japan.
In addition, Tat works for Philips Japan as Director for the Business Transformation as his full-time work. Prior to Philips, Tat worked at General Electric as the ECLP (Experienced Commercial Leadership Program) and mostly served in the area of new business development. Tat not only has the commercial knowledge and experience, but also has extensive knowledge in Lean Six Sigma, Change Management, and the Transformation experience.
Tat received his MBA from the top business school in Japan at Hitotsubashi University, and is currently living in Tokyo.
Greg Van Kirk
Lecturer in the Discipline of Management and Entrepreneurship
Columbia University and New York University
Greg Van Kirk is the co-founder of Community Enterprise Solutions, Social Entrepreneur Corps and NDS Consulting. He also recently assumed the role as Director of Social Venture at Smart Vision Labs. He is an Ashoka Lemelson Fellow, Ashoka Globalizer and was recently recognized as Schwab Foundation "Social Entrepreneur of the Year for 2012 (Latin America)" at the World Economic Forum. These are all ventures whose mission is to design and implement social innovation responses to long-standing development challenges.
Greg is the innovator who designed the MicroConsignment Model. He has served as a consultant for organizations such as USAID, Chemonics, VisionSpring, Soros Foundation, Church World Service, IADB, Water For People and Fundacion Paraguaya in the US, Latin America and Africa.
Greg also contributes time as “Social Entrepreneur in Residence” and has recently worked with Columbia University, NYU, Marquette University, Indiana University, University of San Diego and Arizona State University. He is a senior advisor for AshokaU. He has taught social entrepreneurship at Columbia University and NYU. Greg began working in rural small business development as a Guatemala Peace Corps volunteer in 2001. He worked in investment banking for five years before arriving in Guatemala. Two deals he led at UBS during this time won "Deal of the Year" honors from Structured Finance International magazine. Greg is a graduate of Miami University and currently lives with his family in New York City.
Lecturer in the Discipline of Marketing
Columbia Business School
Craig Gosselin, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer Framework Consulting Group, has helped recurring revenue businesses get customers for over 20 years. He has used his experience as a Chief Sales Officer, CMO, and business unit GM to develop the Whiteboard Go-To-Market Roadmap©, a process driven approach for growing revenue.
Craig has grown businesses in Fortune 500, venture capital, and private equity environments. This includes growing Richard Branson’s startup Virgin Mobile from launch to 2M customers and $1B in revenue as head of sales, increasing value 300% at private equity owned Velocita Wireless as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer resulting in a sale to Sprint Communications, adding 3M customers and increasing profitability 26% as head of ATT’s $3.5B international consumer business, and creating new multi-million dollar revenue streams as Senior Vice President at American Express and Managing Director at Deutsche Bank.
Craig’s unique expertise is combining broad market experience with a process and quantitative driven approach to getting customers. In addition to being an experienced public speaker in his field, Craig is currently authoring a book that provides a practical set of frameworks and templates for going-to-market. Craig received a B.S. Electrical Engineering degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, his MBA from University of Houston, and taken postgraduate courses at Wharton and Harvard.
He also is an advisor to Columbia University, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and St. Joseph's University.