MBA Open Lecture with James Cusumano

“What does it take to build a successful start-up?”

“How to restore old building into one of the most exclusive Chateau hotels in Europe?”

How to balance work and family life?”


These and other questions were answered during our MBA Open lecture with Mr. James A. Cusumano - one of the most inspirational people in the Czech Republic - on Wednesday, October 12th at 18:00 pm. James is the Chairman at Chateau Mcely s.r.o., and he has an extensive business experience in strategic, financial and team leading guidance.    


About the lecturer:  James Cusumano is an expert with successful careers in the entertainment industry, science, corporate management and entrepreneurship. James is a native Californian, and he studied physical chemistry at Rutgers University. After seven years of managing a team of research and development at Exxon, Jim founded company Catalytica, which has grown to a company with an annual income of $ 500 million. From California James moved to the Czech Republic where he together with his wife Inez restored exclusive Chateau Mcely hotel with a spa and an English park. On his initiative, a program Mcely Forum was created in order to generate resources for inspired leadership and entrepreneurship. More about James can be found here.




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