Transformative Leadership Faculty and Leadership
Industry experts imparting real-world skills. Our distinguished faculty and leadership for the Transformative Leadership Certificate Program at Pace University's Lubin School of Business is comprised of industry leaders, professionals, and educational experts.
Mike Grandinetti - Faculty Chair
Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer at Reduxio
Mike is active in the fields of innovation, entrepreneurship, and marketing and is a successful serial tech entrepreneur, professor, innovation consultant, BOD member, hackathon leader, keynote speaker, and startup mentor. As an entrepreneur, he has served as CXO for seven VC-backed startups.
Mike is currently the Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer at Reduxio, where his team won the first-ever MarTech "Stackie" award for their use of Hubspot stack and innovative organizational design. As a consultant with McKinsey, he managed an independent practice, focusing on corporate strategy, innovation, and design thinking. He also writes regularly about innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership in Forbes and Money, Inc.
Learn more about Mike here.
Four Hewes - Faculty
Principal, Four Hewes Design
Four helps clients to create, build and lead design-driven, human-centered solutions, through innovation, design, and digital transformation. He focuses on aligning to customer value, high performance practices, disruptive innovation and organizational mindsets and cultures. He works with leaders, teams, technical contributors and sales and marketers in large, small and nascent businesses as an advisor, subject matter expert, coach and mentor.
Beyond client engagements, Four serves the entrepreneurial and innovationcommunities as a speaker and organizer at conferences and workshops, and as a mentor and adjunct faculty at university and industry business accelerator and innovation programs.
Vice President - Global Business Transformation
Tiffany & Co.
John Barresi is currently Vice President - Global Business Transformation for Tiffany & Co., a global designer, manufacturer and marketer of jewelry, watches and luxury accessories. In this role, John is responsible for oversight and management of a multi-year effort to upgrade and/or replace certain information systems, including for global order management, inventory management, and financial reporting, as well as the associated improvement of related business processes. During his nearly 10 years at Tiffany, John has also served as the Vice President - Controller and the Vice President - Internal Audit. John has extensive experience with multi-national companies across a number of industries - prior to joining Tiffany, he led the Internal Audit function for The McGraw-Hill Companies, and began his career in the Assurance practice of PwC, a global auditing and professional services firm. A CPA in New Jersey, John is a 1994 graduate of Rutgers University (Rutgers College and School of Business - New Brunswick).
Managing Director, Excess & Surplus
Barbara Ingraham is an insurance executive with over 30 years in customer management and business leadership roles. She leads ISO's growth efforts in the Excess & Surplus and Insurtech segments, setting strategy, growing existing capabilities and developing new approaches. Barbara has extensive experience developing and leading insurer growth strategies, managing customer and broker relationships and leading the delivery of global capabilities to the market.
Barbara previously led the International segment for Zurich's Global Corporate business unit in North America. She began her insurance career with Travelers in Hartford, and has held positions of increasing leadership with Marsh, AIG and Winterthur prior to joining Zurich. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut (magna cum laude) and her MBA from the University of Hartford.