Before joining the faculty at Cornell University, Ed gained international experience working for the United Nations, the U.S. State Department, and the World Bank. Ed’s professional focus is marketing and retailing. The Food Industry Management Program (FIMP) he directs conducts research and extends the results of that research to the food industry and public beyond.
The FIMP offers a dozen executive education programs each year, customized for both individuals and companies. Professor McLaughlin is the Associate Director of the Dyson School, and for 20 years has served as the Director of the Undergraduate Business Program, the largest undergraduate major at Cornell.