Kory French

Location: NYC // With BTR Since: 2010 // Twitter

Kory French is the Founder and Principal of Emily Consulting, a consulting company that leads start-up and early-stage companies in everything from concept development to strategic planning to scaling and exit plans. Prior to founding Emily consulting, he served in business development at Lord Cultural Resources Consulting Firm.

Before returning to school to get a Master's Degree, Kory spent five years in the private lending division of BMO Bank of Montreal. He earned a Bachelor of Art from Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Canada, and an MA from Columbia University in New York, NY. In 2013, a play Kory wrote, titled Abramovic, opened in NYC.

Kory is the host of BTR's Book Talk and was a co-host of BTR Sports until it ended in 2015. Kory has interviewed over 200 authors and writing personalities for BTR.

The Latest From Kory French

6/18/17 // Holly Peterson - 'It Happens in the Hamptons'

When Katie Doyle sets out for the Hamptons, she is hoping for summer employment, new friends for her young son, and a chance to explore a new love affair with a dazzling investor. What she finds is a strange cocktail of classes, where society’s one-percenters vacation alongside local, hard-working… | listen

6/11/17 // Michael Hauschild and James Maloney - IRTE: The Writings and Teaching of Improvisational Theater

What is Improvisational Theater? Can it be taught and learned? What are some of the “Bibles” of Improv? Today on Book Talk I speak with two professional performers and instructors in New York on Improv Theater. | listen

6/4/17 // Nadia Hashimi - House Without Windows

A vivid, unforgettable story of an unlikely sisterhood — an emotionally powerful and haunting tale of friendship that illuminates the plight of women in a traditional culture. | listen

5/28/17 // Hala Alyan - 'Salt Houses'

Alyan’s debut novel Salt Houses explores a Palestinian family caught between present and past, between displacement and home. | listen

5/21/17 // Scott Hartley – The Fuzzy And The Techie

The Fuzzy and the Techie: Why the Liberal Arts Will Rule the Digital World explores the vital role of the Liberal Arts in humanizing our technology. | listen

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