Leeds assistant professor, Philip Fernbach will be presenting at TEDxMileHigh on July 7-8. Fernbach’s talk will focus on his book and the illusion that people know more than they actually do. Among the 20 other speakers, are CU Boulder affiliates, ATLAS Instructor Arielle Hein, and Author David Baron.
Doug Bennett, Leeds Management and Entrepreneurship faculty member, was honored with the CU Integrity Award. Doug, a former Airborne Ranger Infantry officer with a Bronze Star and Purple Heart, was recognized for representing the values and ideals in the CU Honor Code.
Dr. Christina Lacerenza has received a 2017 Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship. Christina will be joining the Management and Entrepreneurship program at Leeds, exploring effective leadership methods as it relates to speech and gender. Visit the postdoctoral affairs program to learn more about Christina and the other postdoctoral fellows.
Sarah Kauss (Acct ‘97) is the face of the June 2017 issue of Inc. Magazine. With $100 million in sales last year, S’well, the water bottle company she founded in 2010, is the fastest growing woman-owned company in the nation. Learn more about Sarah’s journey from accountant to successful entrepreneur in Inc.
Dr. Sharon F. Matusik has been appointed the permanent dean of Leeds by the University of Colorado’s Provost, Russell L. Moore. Dr. Matusik has been serving as the interim dean since January 2017, and she assumes the permanent role Thursday. Throughout 2017, Matusik has been instrumental in driving strategy and...
Jake Hurwitz and his business partner Nathan Moses, both graduating from CU Boulder this week, co-founded a company that supports student entrepreneurs through multimedia efforts including webinars, podcasts, and mentor-driven workshops. The company was voted one of the top startups to watch in 2017 by Built in Colorado.
To aspiring leaders seeking advice, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says not to be a know-it-all, but a “learn-it-all.” Cognitive scientists including Philip Fernbach, Assistant Professor of Marketing in the Leeds School of Business, agree with Nadella, saying that simply being aware of inherent biases is the key to excelling in both business and life.
New business filings continued on an upward path in Q2 2018, according to the Quarterly Business and Economic Indicators report. This mirrors the general acceleration in economic metrics in the first half of 2018. Download the Colorado Business and Economic Indicator Report for Q2 2018. Download the Colorado Business and...