Robert B. Perry
president, Robert B. Perry Associates, Inc.
Robert B. Perry is currently President of Robert B. Perry Associates, Inc., a management consulting firm specializing in the field of Human Resources Management.
Formerly a director of management development for Trans World Airlines, he was subsequently named Director of Training for Hilton Hotels International.
has lectured on management topics at seminars all over the world.
teaching experience includes the American Management Association
, the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, and the Institut de Management Hotelier Internationale (IMHI) - in Cergy-Pontoise, France.
As Director of the Career Development Institute for Hilton International
, first in Montreal and later in New York City, Mr. Perry
developed the curricula and taught courses for hotel department heads and other executives selected from Hilton properties all over the world.
These corporate courses were intense four-week programs especially designed for high-potential hospitality executives.
was one of the first three Directors chosen to head-up this prestigious program and remained in that post for five years.
Upon leaving Hilton International, Mr. Perry founded his own company, and was invited by the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration to become their Executive-in-Residence.
During this time, Mr. Perry
taught graduate students on the Ithaca campus, and was asked to continue this role for three consecutive years.
He was then asked to join the Faculty for Executive Education.
Mr. Perry has now been a member of the Cornell School of Hotel Administration Executive Education Faculty for more than twenty years.
In that capacity he
has conducted courses in leadership, motivation, and group dynamics in the Cornell
Professional Development Program.
has consistently earned high marks for his
inspiring teaching style and the leadership characteristics he
has encouraged in the hundreds of hotel managers from all over the world who have attended his
success led him to be selected for the original team of Executive Education Faculty
members to present the Cornell University
Professional Development Programs in Brussels and Singapore.
has also delivered Cornell University
custom programs for clients around the world.
His success in this arena includes being the only faculty member invited to teach in every edition of the Senior Executive Symposium for the International Association of Venue Managers since the program began.
As a result of his success at Cornell University, Mr. Perry was asked to teach at the Institut de Management Hotelier Internationale in France when the program was affiliated with Cornell University.
continues to teach in this highly regarded hotel administration MBA program.
also continues to teach in two other MBA programs in Nice, France and Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
Mr. Perry received his Master's Degree under charter of the State University of New York, 1962.