Part-time Assistant Professor
Mr. Okner has 14 years of experience in Sales, Marketing, Strategic Planning, Customer Marketing, and Demand Planning. Mr. Okner successfully executed product launches and restages in a variety of categories. He has led major growth initiatives across a variety of brands/categories; Revlon, Almay, Colorsilk, Trident, Dentyne, and Halls to name a few. His team won 2005 Supplier of the Year from Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. while at Cadbury. He is quoted in numerous publications, namely Chain Drug Review, and the Mergers and Acquisitions Journal. Mr. Okner holds an MBA from Fordham University Graduate School of Business in Corporate Finance, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science (Minor, Business Administration) from Seton Hall University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He is a member of the NY Chapter of the ACG, an adjunctive professor of Marketing at Parsons, The New School for Design, serves on the Steering committee of the American Museum of Natural History Junior Council, and actively supports the Children's Tumor Foundation.