Faculty ProfilesBrendan Gnall
Pickett Hall # 109
Specialization: Business, particularly Strategic Planning and Policy, Dispute Management and Negotiations, Marketing and Management
Year joined Paul Smith's: 2005
Division: Science, Liberal Arts, and Business
Bio: After serving four years in the United States Marine Corps, I used the GI Bill to pursue my Bachelors and Masters degrees.
Although I have worked primarily in Corporate America with the likes of Boise Cascade, Bendix, and Xerox Corporation, I also have experience with small businesses.
Had a very successful career rising from a sales rep through to a Vice President of a Division at Xerox as well as the Director of New Business Development for many of the new and exciting technologies developed at the world-famous Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC). Also held the position of VP Wealth Management for a regional bank.
Represented Xerox on President Bill Clinton's task force to improve the competitiveness of the U.S. Information Technology industry.
Had extensive involvemnt with key innovative professors and researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on developing state-of-the-art tools, techniques and processes to dramatically improve Time To Market for new product development.
Finally, have a wealth of international experience having been involved in Sales, Marketing, New Product Development and Strategic Planning in Canada, Europe, Japan, Mexico and Brasil as well as the United States.
Interests & Activities: Love the outdoors and retired in Lake Placid where I live with my wife and two dogs we had rescued. Love to cross-country ski, hike, bike, swim, and play golf and tennis.
|1972||MBA||University Of Western Ontario |
|1970||BA||University of Waterloo |