Gene Detroyer

Honorary Advisor and Thematic Expert for Sustainable Development Goal 8 (Decent Work & Economic Growth)

Prof. Gene Detroyer has been a business builder his entire career. Today he is advising, consulting and motivating a range of clients both in the U.S. and internationally. Additionally he teaches Leadership, Entrepreneurship and International Business at international business schools around the world. He is also currently involved in building and launching an innovative experiential executive education program for SMEs around the world wishing to enter global markets. His traditional experience includes 17 years marketing consumer products through food, mass and drug channels. He has had consulting gigs with Coca Cola, companies like HSN wishing to bring their products to retail andstart-ups.

Specialties:
• Entrepreneurial Ventures • Leadership • Strategic Partnerships & Business Planning
• International Business • Marketing & Branding • Sales & Sales Strategy

Professional Engagement:
Global Commerce Education, Inc.
Executive Director
January 2012 - Present
New York, NY
Global Commerce Education, Inc. is the operating company for the G2Experience, an innovative learning program to accelerate the global expansion of companies by giving their leaders multicultural competencies through action learning, deep immersion, and rich networking in global business hubs. Participating decision-makers gain immediately-applicable experience in global business hubs, as they:
- Acquire cross-cultural leadership skills and a multicultural mindset
- Develop competencies through applied learning and facilitated discussions with local executives
- Learn business principles and practices specific to each location
- Network with targeted industry professionals
- Experience a deep immersion in the local culture

Silk Road Legal Cooperation Network
Expert & Adviser
April 2020 - Present
An independent think tank of experts who advocate developing a stablefoundation for all partners for the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) 一个独立的专家智囊团,倡导为“一带一路”倡议打下坚实的法律基础

RetailWire
BrainTrust
January 2007 - Present
RetailWire is the retailing industry's premier online discussion forum. RetailWire, launched in February of 2002, goes beyond conventional headline news reporting. Each business morning, RetailWire editors pick news topicsworthy of commentary by its "BrainTrust" panel of industry experts, and the general RetailWire membership. The results are virtual round tables of industryopinion and advice covering key dynamics and issues affecting the retailing industry.

Guizhou University of Finances and Economics
Visiting Professor
January 2017 - Present
Guiyang, Guizhou, China

Visiting lecturer in International Business at Guangdong University of Finances and Economics .

European School of Economics
Professor, International Business, Leadership & Entrepreneurship
January 2008 - September 2017
New York City
The European School of Economics is a private college of higher educationoffering unique undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at its centres inLondon, New York, Rome, Madrid, Milan and Florence.

The New York Institute For Business And Finance
Lecturer, International Management
June 2015 - August 2016
Greater New York City Area
NYIBF hosts international students and executives for training in the global marketplace.

Weller International Business School, Paris, France
Professor, Entrepreneurship & Strategy
2010 - 2014
Since 1981, WIBS business school has an ambition, to train men and womento become leaders, able to manage multicultural teams in the growing globalbusiness world. Weller graduates are prepared to play a decisive role ineconomic competition through through our network of schools in Barcelona,Madrid, Valencia, Stuttgart, New York and Shanghai.

Allendale Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
President, CEO & Co-Founder
January 1998 - January 2007
Allendale Pharmaceuticals, Inc is the company that brought the TodayContraceptive Sponge through FDA aproval and back to market.

Site-Based Media Inc.
President, CEO & Co-Founder
January 1988 - December 1994

Keyes Fibre Company, the VanLeer Group
Vice President, General Manager, Consumer Products Division
January 1983 - December 1988
Lead Consumer Products Division, which included Chinet disposable plates reversing a declining operation into 40% increase over 5 years.

Mobil Chemical Company
Business Manager, Consumer Products Division
October 1970 - December 1982
Held various positions of increasing responsibily, including: all levels ofProduct Management, Sales Promotion Manager, Division Sales Manager, Corporate Planning Associate, Business Manager. As Business Managerconcieved, introduced and rolled out Hefty foam plates, building a $100MM+business.

Education:
Columbia Business School
MBA, Marketing & Finance · (1969 - 1970)

The Johns Hopkins University
BA, Business & Industrial Management · (1965 - 1969)

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