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Cass appoints first Visiting Professor in Networking

Julia Hobsbawm, Founder and Chief Executive of Editorial Intelligence, joins Cass Faculty of Management

Cass Business School is delighted to announce the appointment of Julia Hobsbawm as Visiting Professor in Networking. This appointment is a world first. Julia, who is Founder and Chief Executive of the acclaimed networking and ideas business Editorial Intelligence, will join the School's Faculty of Management. She will give her inaugural lecture in 2012.

Professor Cliff Oswick, Head of the Faculty of Management, said: "Cass has a long standing relationship with Julia and we are delighted to cement the association with this appointment. There is a growing awareness of the importance of 'soft skills' such as networking to business and Editorial intelligence is a leader in this field."

Julia Hobsbawm said: "I am honoured and delighted to be able to teach a new generation of business entrepreneurs and leaders the importance of building in intellectual curiosity and face-to-face connections to a business and to its employees. Networking is a form of intellectual fitness and is as invaluable to productivity and therefore economic performance as physical fitness is to overall health".

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