David Hartstein, MBA

Executive in Residence, Marketing

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Biography

Hartstein has 30 years of experience in corporate strategy, business development, and operations for a diverse range of retail and consumer products organizations. He is the founder and former CEO of KaBloom and KaBloom.com. Hartstein was also the former president and CEO of Eden Advisors and the founder and former managing director at Super Office in Israel.

Hartstein’s areas of expertise include entrepreneurship, corporate strategy, new business development, and marketing. He speaks both English and Hebrew.

Professional Activities

Hartstein consulted diningin.com (acquired by Grubhub), a food delivery company with operations in 5 major US markets. Hartstein is consulting with clients on a pro bono basis at Score which is a nationwide network of volunteer expert business mentors that help small businesses grow and achieve their goals.

Publications

Recent Intellectual Contributions

Hartstein, D., Sergenian, G., Kahn, B., Dumas, C., Mana, J. (in press). KaBloom! Revolution in the Flower Industry. New England Journal of Entrepreneurship.

Intellectual Contributions

Media Highlights

  • Weathering the economic storm @Eagle Tribune
  • The balloon that may save KaBloom @Boston Globe
  • KaBloom: The Interview @NECN (March 27, 2014)
  • KaBloom: The Resume @NECN (March 26, 2014)
  • Blooming success @Fox Business (May 7, 2011)
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Courses Taught

SBS101: Business Foundations
MKT210: Principles of Marketing
MKT420: Marketing for Entrepreneurs
MKT423: Global Retail Strategy
ENT320: Managing the Small Business
ENT354: Global Entrepreneurship
SIB550: Global Seminar to Israel

Courses in the Madrid campus:

MKT420: Marketing for Entrepreneurs
ENT320: Managing the Small Business

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Degrees/Professional Certifications
  • MBA, BSBA Suffolk University