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Susan Jurevics: Cultural Touchstones, Delighting Your Fans, and Marketing in a Digital World

4/18/2019
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Susan Jurevics (Langone '96) is the former CEO of Pottermore and was at Sony for over a decade as SVP of Global Retail CRM and Brand Marketing. She has spent her career connecting fans to beloved characters and universes such as Harry Potter, Spiderman, James Bond, and Barbie. In this episode of Stern Chats, Susan unveils her work at the intersection of culture and commerce and how she builds a business for the next generation of fans.

Duration:00:43:29

Seth Dallaire: Seattle, Digital Media, and Being Intentional

4/10/2019
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Seth Dallaire, VP of Global Advertising Sales at Amazon joins us in the studio to discuss his career and his experience at NYU Stern.

Duration:00:33:57

Tanya Zuckerbrot: The Value Of Agility, Looking Past Face Value, And Embracing Failure

3/26/2019
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Tanya Zuckerbrot, MS, RD Founder of F-Factor speaks about the grit and determination it has taken to grow F-Factor from a two client practice to being named one of NYSE top emerging businesses in 2018. Tanya educates Steven and Justin on the benefits of a fiber filled diet, which allows her clients to lose weight while drinking alcohol and avoiding feelings of deprivation. Throughout the chat Tanya focuses on the value of agility and explains that “rejection can be a form of protection;”...

Duration:00:55:35

Dr. Gary Fraser: MBA Leadership, Community, and the Power in Allyship

3/5/2019
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Dr. Gary Fraser, a self-described “kid from Brooklyn” holds the unique distinction of being Stern’s first student president of the Association of Hispanic and Black Business Students (AHBBS) and Stern’s first Dean for Diversity & Inclusion. In this special NYU Ally Week episode, Dean Fraser discusses his nearly three-decade relationship with NYU Stern and the power of allyship in building community.

Duration:00:42:42

Pooja Bavishi: Entrepreneurship, the Importance of Your Roots, and an Ice Cream Flavor for Stern

2/28/2019
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Stern alum, Pooja Bavishi, joins us to discuss how Stern helped her go from urban planner to ice cream entrepreneur.

Duration:00:43:55

Patrick Vardaro: Patriotism, Responsibility, and the Courage to Lead

12/8/2018
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Patrick Vardaro, current MBA student and veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces, joins us in the studio to discuss his time as an officer in the Army. In a story about leadership and sacrifice, Patrick shares details of the transformation and growth he experienced on his personal and professional journey.

Duration:00:53:27

David Yermack: Blockchain, Academia, and the Class of '91

11/8/2018
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Professor David Yermack joins us in the studio to discuss his career in academia and how his interest in blockchain began. In a story about staying true to your values, Professor Yermack gives us a glimpse into the worlds of law and business. Hosts: Andrew Slotnick & Devna Shukla Produced: Eric Warters Technical: Bob Kerr & Daniel Thoennesson - Send us a tweet: twitter.com/sternchats Check out some photos: www.instagram.com/sternchats/ Send us an email: sternchats@gmail.com

Duration:00:55:25

Nnamdi Obukwelu: Football, Grit, and the Theme for English B

10/26/2018
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Nnamdi Obukwelu, current Stern student and former linebacker & defensive end for the Indianapolis Colts, joins us in the studio to discuss his journey to the NFL and beyond. In a story about humility and grit, Nnamdi tells us about the trials he has face throughout his life and the importance of hard work and staying grounded. Hosts: Andrew Slotnick & Devna Shukla Produced: Naisham Jamshidi Technical: Bob Kerr & Daniel Thoennesson - Send us a tweet: twitter.com/sternchats Check out some...

Duration:00:47:17

Dolly Chugh (Re-Release): Prison Education, Sabbaticals and "The Person you Mean to Be"

10/19/2018
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NYU Stern Professor Dolly Chugh tells us about her primary research topic, Implicit Bias, her work with the Prison Education program through NYU, and her book "The Person you Mean to Be”. In a story about collaboration and self reflection, Dolly shows us the importance of being self-aware when caring for others. ***”NOTE: "The Person You Mean to Be", has been released by HarperCollins and is available for order on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Hudson Booksellers, and many other retailers. Send us...

Duration:00:52:08

Andres Cabrera: Mindfulness, Changing Habits, and Connecting with Humanity

10/12/2018
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Andres Cabrera, NYU Stern alumni, joins us in the studio to share his experiences with mindfulness. In a story about understanding who you are and going beyond your biases, Andres shares a powerful story about the humanity we share with others and the importance of forgiveness. Hosts: Andrew Slotnick & Devna Shukla Produced: Crystal Desai Technical: Bob Kerr & Daniel Thoennesson - Send us a tweet: twitter.com/sternchats Check out some photos: www.instagram.com/sternchats/ Send us an email:...

Duration:00:34:37

Sara Sindelar: Intrapreneurship, Marketing, and the Voice of the Next Generation

10/5/2018
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Sara Sindelar, Global Experiential Marketing Manager at IBM and Stern alumni, joins us in the studio to discuss her career in marketing & advertising and her path towards becoming an intrapreneur at IBM. In a story about taking initiative and finding your niche, Sara teaches us some key rules for the workplace and the importance of not taking "no" for an answer. Hosts: Andrew Slotnick & Devna Shukla Produced: Anthony Russ Technical: Bob Kerr & Daniel Thoennesson - Send us a tweet:...

Duration:00:35:35

Sonia Marciano: Sock Puppets, ROIC, and Being Your Own Enterprise

9/21/2018
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Sonia Marciano, Clinical Full Professor of Management and Organizations joins us in the studio to talk to us about her nontraditional career path that led her to finding her true passion and to share valuable advice she has for MBA students. In a story about finding purpose, Professor Marciano reminds us of the importance of discovering your strengths and finding happiness at work. Hosts: Andrew Slotnick & Devna Shukla Produced: Frank Varrichio Technical: Bob Kerr & Daniel Thoennesson - Send...

Duration:00:56:33

Francois Anderson: Staying Focused, The Essence of Montego Bay, and Moving Toward Your Goals

9/13/2018
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Francois Anderson, NYU Stern alumni who hails from Montego Bay, Jamaica joins us in the studio to share the story of how his experiences with sports and education led to a move to the United States at a young age. In a story about fearlessness and commitment, Francois teaches us about always remaining true to your values and the importance of giving back to others in your community. Hosts: Andrew Slotnick & Devna Shukla Produced: Yen Chiang Technical: Bob Kerr & Daniel Thoennesson - Send us...

Duration:00:39:24

Sonika Malhotra: Taking Small Acts, Sustainable Business, and Love for Beauty and the Planet

9/6/2018
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Sonika Malhotra, Global Brand Director at Unilever and NYU Stern Langone student joins us in the studio to discuss leading the launch of a new sustainable hair and personal care brand called Love Beauty and Planet. In a story about listening to your head and your heart, Sonika shares the fascinating account of how she began her career at Unilever in India and how small acts of love can make a large difference in the world. Hosts: Steven Avila and Justin Katchis Executive Producer: Naisham...

Duration:00:51:31

Class of 2020 Launch Week Special: Sarah Rubin and Dhruv Sharma

8/21/2018
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Stern Chats welcomes the NYU Stern Class of 2020 in this special two part episode with outgoing student Sarah Rubin and incoming student Dhruv Sharma. In this story, we capture the energy and enthusiasm students have when they arrive and depart Stern and share some valuable insights on how to make the most of the Stern MBA experience. Hosts: Devna Shukla, Andrew Slotnick, Steven Avila, & Justin Katchis Producer: Sheri Holt Editing and Sound Design: Naisham Jamshidi Technical: Bob Kerr &...

Duration:00:56:28

John A. Byrne: Poets & Quants, Humble Roots, and The Importance of the MBA

5/30/2018
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John A. Byrne, Editor and Chairman of C-Change Media, joins us in the studio to discuss how he launched Poets & Quants and the value of business school education. In a story about curiosity, John shares the life-changing experiences that lead him to fall in love with writing and pursue a career in media. Hosts: Sheri Holt and Frank Varrichio Produced: Naisham Jamshidi Editing and Sound Design: Frank Varrichio Technical: Bob Kerr and Daniel Thoennesson - Send us a tweet:...

Duration:00:56:38

Lorenzo Fertitta: Building UFC, Helping Veterans, and Finding Value in the Desert

5/23/2018
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Lorenzo Fertitta, Chairman of Fertitta Capital and Co-Founder of the Fertitta Veterans Program, joins us in the studio to discuss growing up in Las Vegas and working in the family business. In a story about passion and being true to yourself, Lorenzo shares the story of how he built the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and the challenges he experienced along the way. Hosts: Steven Avila and Justin Katchis Associate Producer: Eric Warters Editing and Sound Design: Frank Varrichio...

Duration:00:54:02

Graduation Stories - (Part 2)

5/17/2018
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This episode of the podcast is sponsored by: NYU Stern Office of Student Engagement Stern Chats presents graduation stories from some of the MBA students walking across the stage this week. Enjoy these short anecdotes taped with a live audience from a few enthusiastic new Stern Alums. Produced: Sheri Holt Directed: Sheri Holt Supervised: Naisham Jamshidi Technical: Daniel Thoennessen

Duration:00:15:30

Graduation Stories -(Part 1)

5/16/2018
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This episode of the podcast is sponsored by: NYU Stern Office of Career Development Stern Chats presents graduation stories from some of the MBA students walking across the stage this week. Enjoy these short anecdotes taped with a live audience from a few enthusiastic new Stern Alums. Produced: Sheri Holt Directed: Sheri Holt Supervised: Naisham Jamshidi Technical: Daniel Thoennessen

Duration:00:22:41

Dean Sundaram: Leading Change, Mathematics, and Falling in Love with New York

5/9/2018
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Raghu Sundaram, Dean of the NYU Stern School of Business, tells us about growing up in India and his experience moving to New York City in the 90's. In a story about nimbleness and taking a leap of faith, Dean Sundaram gives insight into his journey through academia, his view on the changing role of business school, and the importance of bringing innovation to higher education. Hosts: Steven Avila and Justin Katchis Executive Producer: Naisham Jamshidi Associate Producer: Jamie Quiroz...

Duration:00:48:01