Event Details



Fireside Chat with Jimmy Pitaro ’91 

President, ESPN & Co-Chair of Disney Media Networks

Sharing his thoughts on Cornell – Career – Life – Media Today

Remarks and introduction by 
Rachel Dunifon, Interim Dean, College of Human Ecology


Meet James (Jimmy) Pitaro, Human Ecology class of 1991.
Jimmy has transformed his College degree into a career that intersects technology, sports and media. Pitaro will be participating in a fireside chat with Human Ecology Alumni Association Board Member, Lisa Drayer ‘96, an award-winning nutritionist, author, journalist, and television personality.  Join them in conversation and learn how Jimmy’s Human Ecology education helped prepare him for his leadership role at ESPN, a leading multinational, multimedia entertainment company. You’ll gain insights from his career and engage with others around the topics of sports, media, building a successful career path, and much more.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

6:00 – 6:45 p.m. Cocktail Reception 
6:45 – 7:30 p.m. Program
7:30 – 8:00 p.m. Dessert Reception

LOCATION: Deloitte, 30 Rockefeller, 40th Floor, Empire Room, New York, NY 10112
Check in at the Security Desk with a photo ID

COST: $25/pp alumni
$15/pp students

For more information please contact the Human Ecology Alumni Affairs & Development Office at
607-255-7802 or heaad@cornell.edu

Sponsored by the Human Ecology Alumni Association

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