Jonathan M. Tisch is co-chairman of the board of ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ Corporation and chairman and CEO of its ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ Hotels subsidiary.
Under his leadership, Tisch engineered ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ Hotels’ expansion and emergence as a leading hotel company by infusing the properties with a widely praised corporate culture that places a high value on partnerships that empower team members, satisfy customers, contribute to communities, and improve the bottom line.
Nationally recognized as a passionate advocate and leader of the multi-billion dollar travel and tourism industry, Tisch founded and served as Chairman of the Travel Business Roundtable, and now serves as Chairman Emeritus of its successor organization, the United States Travel Association.
Tisch is also committed to a vibrant tourism industry in New York City, where for nearly six years he served as Chairman of NYC & ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½, the city’s official tourism marketing agency. Concurrent with his national efforts to help stimulate travel and tourism in the aftermath of September 11th, Tisch served as Chairman of New York Rising, which played an instrumental role in reviving tourism and the local economy. In recognition for his leadership and civic involvement, Crain’s New York Business named him one of the first members selected for their Hall of Fame, recognizing individuals who have transformed the City in both their professional work and in their civic and philanthropic activities. Crain’s has previously named Tisch one of the “Top Ten Most Influential Business Leaders”.
Jonathan is the author of three bestselling books: The Power of We: Succeeding Through Partnerships; Chocolates on the Pillow Aren’t Enough: Reinventing the Customer Experience; and Citizen You: Doing Your Part to Change the World. He was also the host of the Emmy-nominated and Gracie Award-winning television series, Beyond the Boardroom, where he spoke with some of America's most preeminent CEOs and business luminaries.
Tisch is a champion of corporate responsibility and his community and philanthropic activities are extensive. He served as the vice-chairman of The Welfare to Work Partnership, and currently serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees for Tufts University, where he is also the naming benefactor of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life. He served as co-chair of the bid committee established to bring Super Bowl XLVIII to the region and served as co-chair of the historic 2014 NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee. He is a co-owner of the 2007 and 2011 Super Bowl Champions New York Football Giants.
Co-Chairman of the Board and a member of the Office of the President of ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ Corporation and Executive Chairman of ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ Hotels & Co.