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Jonathan Tisch      

Chairman & CEO of Loews Hotels, Leading Authority on Partnerships

One of the most successful chief executives in the multibillion-dollar travel and tourism industry, Jonathan Tisch embodies the innovation and partnership key to success in challenging business environments. Chairman and CEO of Loews Hotels, he has engineered the highly profitable expansion of the luxury chain by infusing all of his hotels and resorts with an acclaimed corporate culture that places high value on "partnerships" with employees, customers and communities. In 2007, he penned the best-selling "Chocolates on the Pillow Aren`t Enough: Reinventing the Customer Experience" (Wiley), emphasizing the customer experience in creating consumer loyalty.

In his 2004 best-seller, "The Power of We: Succeeding Through Partnerships" (Wiley), Tisch reveals the keys to achieving lasting success through creative partnerships between people, organizations and communities. Entertaining, informative and filled with unique and at times hilarious stories, "The Power of We" illustrates way in which working together toward common goals makes business both fun and deeply rewarding.

Known for his hands-on management style and belief that one can do both well and good, Tisch built Loews Hotels into a jewel of diversified-parent Loews Corporation. Among his accolades: Crains New York Business "Top Ten Most Influential Leaders in Business" and Crains "All Star"; Travel Agents "Hotel Person of the Year"; and Meeting News` "25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry." At the lecture podium, Tisch is an informed, articulate and engaging speaker with an appealing personal style. In the service-driven and highly competitive climate of modern business, the lessons he presents are critical for the success of any organization.

In a series of one-on-one interviews, Tisch speaks with America's pre-eminent business luminaries on CNBC's show "Beyond the Boardroom." Providing an intimate look at the personalities behind the successful executive, the show gives the viewer a unique look at the driving forces behind current business insights and corporate strategy.

A champion of corporate and civic responsibility, Tisch served, from 2002-2008, as Chairman of NYC&Company--the city's official tourism marketing organization. He also serves on the U.S. Travel and Tourism Promotion Advisory Board, the Board of Trustees for Tufts University, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, the Tribeca Film Institute and the Business Council of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in addition to the Board of Directors for the Loews Corporation. He is chairman of the Travel Business Roundtable, and former chair of the American Hotel and Lodging Association. Tisch serves on the Board of Directors and, with his family, is co-owner of Superbowl XLII champions, the NY Giants.

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