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Cory Labanow

Lecturer; Director, Enterprise Strategy, Mastercard

Corey Labanow is Director of Enterprise Strategy at Mastercard. Previously, Labanow was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs, where he used data-driven insights to define and implement strategies for organizational change; he has also worked in similar capacities at American Express and the New York City Department of Education. He specializes in long-term strategic planning, financial modeling, contract negotiation, and process optimization. Labanow also enjoys hiking mountains in remote parts of the world and is a huge Cleveland sports fan.


  • Ph.D., University of Aberdeen
  • M.B.A., Columbia University