“Venturing into Luxury: The Trials and Tribulations of Luxury Start-Ups”

The Luxury Education Foundation (LEF) and Columbia Business School were pleased to present the 9th Annual Luxury Round Table “Venturing into Luxury: The
Trials and Tribulations of Luxury Start-Ups”, which took place at Columbia Business School.

This year’s event, focused on “ Venturing into Luxury: The Trials and Tribulations of Luxury Start-Ups,” with panelists:

FRANÇOIS KRESS,
President & COO, THE ROW

KARA ROSS,
President & CEO, Owner & CEO, KARA ROSS NY

ERNEST SABINE,
Designer & Founder, ERNEST ALEXANDER, CBS MBA ‘09

BRANDON SUN,
Owner & Creative Director, BRANDON SUN, Parsons ‘06

Moderated by:

KETTY MAISONROUGE,
President, LUXURY EDUCATION FOUNDATION
Adjunct Professor, COLUMBIA BUSINESS SCHOOL