Senior Extension Associate,
Cornell University

Bill Drake is a former food industry executive (20 years) and is now responsible for development and execution of food industry executive education programming for the Food Industry Management Program.

Mr. Drake’s responsibilities center around the development and execution of executive education programs for the food industry. The audience consists of retailers, manufacturers, and service providers. Programs are conducted both on the Cornell campus and off-site, and are both customized (company-specific) and open-enrollment. In general, the programs are designed to improve the competitive viability of firms and the industry as a whole.