From the Diary Of

Michael Tchong

One of our top Executive profiles is of the multifaceted professor, Michael Tchong. Raised in Aruba and educated across several countries, he brings a valuable vantage point to the realm of academia. Michael attended high school in both Aruba and Holland. Next, he moved to New York to study at Fordham University-where he obtained a BA in Economics. After college, he worked in the printing industry as a press assistant; this was a strike of continuance from his gig as a part-time newspaper boy at the age of 13. At the advertising agency, Doyle, Dane & Bernbach, Michael accrued a passion for marketing and creativity. This group was known for innovation-some may recall a popular Volkswagen advertisement merely titled “Lemon.” This company culture resonated with Michael’s artistic side, but he also engages in activities that reflect another dimension of his person.