Metropolitan Business Network (MBN), a highly-selective organization comprised of top-tier business owners and senior level decision makers in New York City, proudly announces that MBN President Marc R. Shapses successfully lead a lively networking event and panel discussion: “Tech in the City: Cornell-Technion's Impact on NYC's Economic Future”. The event focused on how the establishment of the 2-million-square-foot applied science and engineering campus on Manhattan’s Roosevelt Island will dramatically increase New York’s potential for economic growth.
Mr. Shapses, in addition to his role as President of the MBN, serves as Executive Managing Director at Studley, the leading global commercial real estate services firm.
Moderated by Michael Colacino, President of Studley, panelists included Craig Gotsman, Founding Director, Jacobs Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute of Cornell Tech; Seth Pinsky, Executive Vice President, Fund Manager, Metro Emerging Markets & Public Affairs Director, RXR; and Brian S. Cohen, Chairman/ CEO, New York Angels/ Launch.it. The discussion focused on corporate co-location, designed to foster interactions and collaboration between the tech community, businesses and Cornell Tech students and faculty...
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