The Luxury Education Foundation (LEF) and Columbia Business School presented the 8th Annual Luxury Round Table “Luxury in China: Boom or Bubble." Left to right: Ketty Maisonrouge, Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School; Valerie Chapoulaud, President & CEO at Louis Vuitton North America; Emmanuel Perrin, President & CEO at Cartier North America; Catherine Lin, Founder & Editor-in-Chief at Nihao Media; Jean-Marc Bellaiche, Senior Partner & Managing Director at Boston Consulting Group.

The Luxury Education Foundation (LEF) and Columbia Business School presented the 8th Annual Luxury Round Table “Luxury in China: Boom or Bubble." Left to right: Ketty Maisonrouge, Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School; Valerie Chapoulaud, President & CEO at Louis Vuitton North America; Emmanuel Perrin, President & CEO at Cartier North America; Catherine Lin, Founder & Editor-in-Chief at Nihao Media; Jean-Marc Bellaiche, Senior Partner & Managing Director at Boston Consulting Group.

The LEF encourages young talent and creativity by sponsoring the interdisciplinary course "Design and Marketing of Luxury Products" with students and faculty from Columbia Business School and Parsons the New School for Design; awarding scholarships for Design and Business students; organizing educational events, such as the Annual Luxury Round Table; and supporting student-run organizations at Columbia Business School. For a full list of LEF programming, please visit the LEF's Programs page.

The LEF boasts directors, board members, and advisory board members from companies such as: 

Cadillac

Cartier

Chanel

Christian Dior

Graff

Havas Luxe

Hermes

Kering - Balenciaga

Lalique

Loro Piana

Louis Vuitton

Maclaren

Montage Hotels

Salvatore Ferragamo

Van Cleef & Arpels