Founder & Original Registrant
Leland is the youngest ever Fellow from the Wharton School's Lauder Institute where he earned a specialized MBA/MA dual degree in Finance, Marketing and Chinese Business.
He is an honors graduate of the Beijing Foreign Languages Institute and speaks Chinese and Spanish with native fluency, as well as French and Japanese.
is a winner of the Advertising Age Magazine
'Marketing 100' award as one of the top 100 marketers in the world.
A professional heavyweight boxer during his tenure at one of Wall Street's major investment banks, Hardy scored a knockout victory in Madison Square Garden's "Fight of the Year," a fight that was named one of the "Top 20 Fights of the 80's" by Boxing Scene magazine and is considered by many to be the greatest undercard fight in history.
now advises senior management of both large corporations and small businesses in the areas of corporate strategy, supply chain management, and global business development.