Ketty Pucci-Sisti Maisonrouge joined CBS as an adjunct professor in 2004 and teaches the Master Class “Marketing of Luxury Products” to both MBA and EMBA students.
She runs a consulting firm specializing in Luxury Innovation, Ketty Maisonrouge & Co. (www.kmandcoinc.com), assisting luxury firms and start ups in branding, financing and long term strategies.
Her broad background includes a degree in Business Administration from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques, and a Masters Degree in Law from the Sorbonne. In the US, she completed course work for a Master’s degree in Italian Renaissance Art at New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts.
In 1988, Mrs. Maisonrouge founded Ketty Maisonrouge & Company, Inc (KM & Co.), a marketing and communications firm specializing in tailoring programs for companies in the areas of fine arts and luxury goods. Her extensive client list includes Chaumet, Christofle, Damiani, Trussardi, Puiforcat, the Italian Trade Office, Hermès, Escada, and La Biennale des Antiquaires. In addition, Mrs. Maisonrouge launched an antiques store in Washington, Connecticut, specializing in 18th century European art, and created Vieux Livres d’Europe, a rare book company.
Concurrent to her duties with KM & Co, Mrs. Maisonrouge served as the permanent US Representative of the largest French auction house Tajan, and of the Comité Colbert, an association of over 70 French Luxury companies until the organization closed its representative office in January 2004.
In addition to being a member of the board of Action Against Hunger, and Kips Bay Boys’ and Girls’ Club, Ms. Maisonrouge also serves as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Dance Institute, and is President and co-Founder of the Luxury Education Foundation.
She was awarded the title of Chevalier de l’Ordre National de Mérite by the French government in 2001, and the title of Chevalier de Legion D’Honneur by the French Government in 2009.