Bishop’s University, Canada

Left to right: Yassine Nassiri, Malcolm Sharpe, Ryan Laushway, and Daniel Disipio

About the Team

Yassine Nassiri.  Yassine is completing a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. He is considering pursuing a Master’s degree in financial engineering to pursue his goal of becoming a quantitative analyst. He also has a strong interest in artificial intelligence and is contemplating doing scientific research on the subject in the future.

Malcolm Sharpe.  After completing his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting at Bishop’s, Malcolm will move to Montreal to work for PwC as a staff accountant. He plans to pursue a CPA designation and one day become a partner in the firm.

Ryan Laushway.  Ryan is completing a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and Entrepreneurship. He has worked in marketing in Ottawa for the past three summers, and plans to move to Vancouver after graduation to work for a digital marketing agency .  He is particularly interested in consulting in the ski resort and ski equipment industries, and plans to travel the world with the possibility of working and living abroad.

Daniel Disipio.  Daniel is completing a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting.  His career aspiration is to start a hockey academy in Hong Kong and eventually start building a real estate empire worldwide.

Robert Palmer (Coach, not shown). Rob is a professor in the area of Strategy and Management. After completing his B.S.Sc and Masters in Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa, he completed his Ph.D in marketing at Michigan State University under Dr. Edward Mahoney. His research interests include relationship marketing, strategic change management, data analytics, consumer behaviour and social media. He has obtained over 10 million dollars in research grants and has worked for a number of governments and fortune 100 companies in relation to Strategic marketing and management. In addition to his teaching and research, he is the head coach of all case study competition teams at Bishop’s and has won over five events globally.