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Fall Update

At SPS this fall, all courses, other than pre-established online courses, will be offered face-to-face in our New York City classrooms. Some of these face-to-face courses will be offered in the HyFlex format to ensure that all of our students can make progress toward their degree requirements, if faced with delays due to student visas or vaccination effectiveness wait times.
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Lauri Harrison

Lecturer of Marketing

Lauri Harrison is a marketing lecturer within the Business Certificate program. She developed and has been teaching the "Introduction to Marketing" online course since 2011.

In 1995, Ms. Harrison was hired to launch, which set the tone for her career to develop go-to-market strategies within the tech industry. Her experience spans working with start-up organizations through global enterprises, including Google.

For more than two decades, Ms. Harrison has succeeded in driving highly profitable marketing and product development initiatives with a special focus on emerging technology products and services. She has a broad and diverse background encompassing competitive intelligence market research & analysis, product management, marketing strategy, media relations, and sales.

Today, Ms. Harrison works at Google and is focused on providing best practice advice and implementation guidance on Cloud Strategy and Business Transformation for the world's most innovative organizations. Ms. Harrison has been published in marketing magazines, industry specific trades and national business publications. She is the author of “Go, No Go: Is Your Business Idea Ready to Launch” (2018)


  • Business Analytics Certificate, The Wharton School
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship Professional Certificate, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business
  • M.S., Marketing, University of Colorado
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing, University of Hawaii


  • Go. No Go.: Is Your Business Idea Ready to Launch?, (Twenty Steps Press, 2018)