Nicolas Graf, associate dean and Chaired Professor of the Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality was recently featured on Bloomberg TV in a segment titled “Chief Future Officer,” which is part of a new series that premiered on December 1, 2021. The segment highlighted the many accomplishments and leadership style of Leeny Oberg, who currently serves as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Marriott International.
Graf was chosen by the producers to provide commentary for the piece because of his deep expertise in trends in the hospitality and tourism sector. The focus of his portions of the broadcast, were centered around the challenges and opportunities the hospitality industry faces in light of the continuing pandemic. It was filmed in the Tisch Center’s new Hospitality Innovation Hub (Hi Hub). The segment aired on Bloomberg.com around the world. It provided tremendous exposure for the Tisch Center and highlighted the deep level of insight that administrators and faculty members bring to their classroom teaching and to discussions regarding broader industry trends. “The Tisch Center is a driving force in preparing the next generation of industry leaders and this segment focused on just what is required to lead and manage in a field that is continuously evolving.” Graf commented. “Bloomberg’s choice of the Tisch Center to provide critical content for this piece underscores our reputation as a highly respected thought leader and influencer in the field of hospitality, here in the US and around the world.” Watch the piece here.