Founder of Oliberté Footwear
With Generations X and Y being the first in history to be poorer than those before, Tal Dehtiar was born ready to work. At a young age, Dehtiar saw what passion and priorities can lead people to do, as his parents built a successful small business knowing little about the industry, language, or foreign country in which they lived. With a unique perspective into business, he saw what impact a company can have on its workers, a family and an economy. Using these lessons, by the time he received his MBA, he’d already planted the seeds for his highly successful “MBAs Without Borders,” which pairs experienced MBA graduates with opportunities in emerging markets. Read More >
Ernst and Young 2011 Entrepreneur of the Year
Did You Know? Interview with Tal Dehtiar
"The event was wonderful! Tal gave a great presentation. We enjoyed hearing about his unusual career path and were inspired at all he has accomplished in his young life. After the audience Q&A session, he stayed until all the individual questions were answered personally. The students, in particular, appreciated that personal connection."
"Tal was great to work with. He is warm, flexible, and has a good sense of humor. Members of the audience, both students and members from the community, thought he gave an awesome talk. I would recommend him highly."