Columbia University offers graduate-level education to individuals who are invested in the strategic potential of information management and collaboration. Information, Archive Management, and Knowledge Strategy students go on to become knowledge and analytics leaders, entrepreneurs of digital products, and consultants, among other career paths.

Coursework covers the areas of strategy, business analytics, findability, law, entrepreneurship, and change management, as well as social media/mass collaboration, information visualization, change leadership, and knowledge-driven digital product innovation.

Students have been employed across a broad range of industries at leading companies such as those below. In addition, students are launching entrepreneurial ventures focused on “leading with the knowledge advantage.”

New Jobs and Promotions Achieved by Students*


Vice President, KM, ADP

Operations Manager, Amazon

Senior Manager Process Improvement, American Express

Knowledge Management Analyst, Boston Consulting Group

Chief Information Officer, Branca International (Milan, Italy)

Manager Brand Analytics, Brown Forman

Senior Associate - Corporate Strategy, CA technologies

Product Manager - Advanced Data and Analytics, CableVision

Project Specialist, Caesars Entertainment

Director of Records Management, City of New York

Information and Knowledge Strategist, USAID

Senior Consultant, CapGemini

Vice President, CapitalOne

Senior Advisor, Chartis Group

Director of Digital Product Management, Columbia Law School

Associate Director, Operations, Columbia Genome Center

Senior Business Process Analyst, Comcast

Manager, Global Knowledge Services, Cornerstone OnDemand

Associate Director of Advertising Research, Direct TV/AT&T

Research Manager, Discovery Channel

VP, Strategic Unit Head, ECOPETROL (Bogata Colombia)

CIO/Executive Director, Ellucian

Manager, International Data Relations, Foundation Center

Sr. Manager, HR Operations, Gilt

VP, Technology Management and Strategy Group, Goldman Sachs

Global Agency Data Lead, Google

Manager, B2B Marketing & Integrated Insights, Hilton

Chief Information Officer (CIO), Honeywell

Consumer Innovation Strategy Manager, Humana

Vice President, Development Manager, JPMorgan

Analytics Manager, Maxus

Senior Business Analyst, New York Public Library

Advanced Innovation Community Manager, Nike

Senior Technical Manager, OpenSCG/BigSQL

Assistant VP and Technical Manager, Oppenheimer Funds

Delivery Manager, Partners Health

Director Core Process and Technology, Pfizer

Senior Vice President & Director of Search, Publicis

Associate, PwC Strategy&

Vice President, Content & Services, Ralph Lauren

eCommerce Marketing Manager, Scholastic

Global Knowledge Manager, Siegel + Gale/Omnicon

Optimization and Innovation Manager, The Kepler Group

Marketing Manager, Thomson Reuters

Founder and CEO, The Tomboy Shop

Director of Enterprise, Traveler’s insurance

Knowledge Management Analyst, US Post Office Inspector General

KM Officer, World Bank

* List represents a sample of IKNS students’ new jobs and promotions.


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