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Bob Alter States Cornell Taught Him How To Learn

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Bob Alter

  • Chairman, Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc.
  • male
  • Caucasian
  • 1951 (Age: 71 years old)
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Bob Alter is the Chairman of Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc, a Southern California-based Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). Sunstone currently owns 47 hotels primarily in the upper-upscale and upscale segments operated under franchises such as Marriott, Hilton, InterContinental, Hyatt and Fairmont.

Under Alter's leadership, Sunstone has increased its market capitalization from $1.4 billion to $3.9 billion in total enterprise value and increased

Bob Alter is a graduate of Cornell University.

The best learning experience that I took away from Cornell was it really taught me to learn. You know, you don't really take the information and actually use it. It's learning how to learn is what you wind up doing at a place like Cornell and I think the practicality coupled with the academic vers...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 15 Bob Alter Discusses Academic and Professional Background and Decision To Get Involved in Hospitality Business
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Video 2 of 15 Bob Alter Shares Example of Cash Flow Crunch In One Of His First Investments
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Video 3 of 15 Bob Alter Discusses Highs and Lows Of His First Business
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Video 4 of 15 Bob Alter Shares Advice On Skills Young Professionals Should Develop Before Becoming Entrepreneurs
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Video 5 of 15 Bob Alter Discusses Background of Sunstone
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Video 6 of 15 Bob Alter States Public Or Private, Investors Require Transparency
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Video 7 of 15 Bob Alter Discusses Concept of A Real Estate Opportunity Fund
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Video 8 of 15 Bob Alter States Cornell Taught Him How To Learn
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Video 9 of 15 Bob Alter Discusses Sunstone's Decision To Remain a Domestic REIT
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Video 10 of 15 Bob Alter States Business World Is All About Relationships
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Video 11 of 15 Bob Alter States Sunstone Has Used Secured Debt
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Video 12 of 15 Bob Alter Shares Thoughts on Trendiness In Hotels
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Video 13 of 15 Bob Alter States Importance of Getting Baseline Experience Before Becoming An Entrepreneur
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Video 14 of 15 Bob Alter States Analyzing The Market Is The Most Important Aspect Of His Investments
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Video 15 of 15 Bob Alter States Failure Is Inevitable - The Key Is To Learn From It
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