Laura Kornhauser '17BUS

Laura K

Prior to attending Columbia Business School, Laura worked in New York at JPMorgan in Investment Banking and Institutional Derivative Sales where she rose to Executive Director.  During that time, Laura became an expert at managing complex client relationships, identifying product opportunities and developing new offerings to meet emerging client demand.  Ready for a new challenge, Laura decided to leave JPMorgan to pursue entrepreneurship at CBS. 

Laura is passionate about companies with a collaborative culture that create exceptional customer experiences and look to break down barriers in industries that are difficult to access and navigate.  She is working on launching a startup in the personal finance space while also exploring opportunities at early stage companies in the FinTech and FoodTech sectors. 

Laura received her BSE in Operations Research and Financial Engineering from Princeton University where she minored in Finance and Engineering Management Systems.  In her spare time, Laura loves playing Softball in McCarren Park, gardening and all things 80s.  Laura is proud to support the amazing Columbia community as incoming CEO Co-president, Cluster D17 Community Chair and Cluster Q Ally!