MBA student Simon Tam's dispute with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office over an application to trademark the name of his band, The Slants, is receiving attention from major networks including BBC World News, NPR and Time.
School of Business
MBA, New York University
MCE, Environmental Engineering & Science, Manhattan College
John founded Gifford Park Associates, a global sustainability management consulting and executive services firm that works with an array of businesses, governments and organizations. He has extensive experience in developing sustainability metrics, and has worked with and served on many national and international non-government organizations centered on environmental sustainability.
- Chief sustainability officer of Light Green Advisors
- Served as executive director of the New Jersey Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability
- Teaches SUS 518 (Finance & Sustainability)