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John Akula

John Akula

Department: Senior Lecturer, Law

Contact: (617) 452-3619, jakula@mit.edu

Expertise: Law

Deborah Ancona

Deborah Ancona

Seley Distinguished Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Organization Studies

Contact: (617) 253-0568, ancona@mit.edu

Expertise: Leadership; Organizational change; Teams; Training programs

William Aulet

William Aulet

Department: Senior Lecturer

Contact: (617) 253-2473, aulet@mit.edu

Expertise: $100K Entrepreneurship competition; Alternative energy; Analyst forecasts; Angel investing; Blogs; Breakthrough management; Business plans; Capital controls; Career development; Change management; Communication; Compensation; Competitive strategy; Computer; Computer-aided software; Corporate governance; Customer satisfaction; Customer service; Eastern Europe; Elevator pitch; Emerging businesses; Employee motivation; Energy; Entrepreneurial finance; Entrepreneurial management; Entrepreneurship / New ventures; Global entrepreneurship; Incentives, corporate; Innovation; Intellectual property law; International entrepreneurship; Lead users; Leadership; Management effectiveness, measuring; Managerial communication; Managing change; Marketing strategy; Mergers and acquisitions; Middle East; New ventures; Oil; Organizational communication; Pakistan; Positioning; Pricing; Real estate; Recruitment; Sales and sales processes; Sarbanes-Oxley compliance; Software; Startups; Sustainability; Technological innovation; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; Venture capital

Pierre Azoulay

Pierre Azoulay

Sloan Distinguished Associate Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management

Contact: (617) 258-9766, pazoulay@mit.edu

Expertise: Alliances; Biopharmaceutical; Biotechnology; Clinical trials; Compensation; Competitive strategy; Corporate strategy and policy; Econometrics; Economics of organizations; Employee motivation; Employment relations; Human resource management; Incentives, corporate; Incentives, customer; Industrial economics; Innovation; Intellectual property; Intellectual property law; Labor market policy; Management of technology; Non-market strategy; Patents; Pharmaceutical; Research and development; Social networks; Strategic management; Technological innovation; Technology strategy; Technology transfer

Jean-Noel Barrot

Jean-Noel Barrot

Department: Assistant Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 715-4820, jnbarrot@mit.edu

Ernst Berndt

Ernst Berndt

Louis E. Seley Professor in Applied Economics

Department: Professor of Applied Economics

Contact: (617) 253-2665, eberndt@mit.edu

Expertise: Applied economics; Applied mathematics; Database marketing; Drug and biological regulatory strategies; Econometrics; Economics; Emerging markets; Global economics; Globalization; Health management; Industrial economics; Industrial organization; Management of technology; Medical decision making; Microeconomics; Price fixing; Probability; Research and development; Workplace health

Lori Breslow

Lori Breslow

Department: Senior Lecturer, Managerial Communication

Contact: (617) 253-3780, lrb@mit.edu

Expertise: Business education; Communication; Communication practices; Cross-cultural awareness; Cultural differences; International communication; Managerial communication; Writing and presentation skills

Erik Brynjolfsson

Erik Brynjolfsson

Schussel Family Professor of Management Science

Department: Professor of Information Technology

Contact: (617) 253-4319, erikb@mit.edu

Expertise: Applied economics; Business intelligence; CEO compensation; Change management; Communication practices; Computers; Corporate strategy and policy; Digitization; Dot-com; Dot-com bubble bust; E-business; E-mail; Economics; Economics of organizations; Economy; Electronic publishing; Enterprise information systems; Extranets; File sharing; High technology companies; Incentives; Industrial economics; Information systems; Information technology; Information technology for management; Information technology, impact of; Information technology, social aspects; Internet; Knowledge management; Labor market policy; Macroeconomics; Management effectiveness, measuring; Managerial communication; Managerial economics; Microeconomics; Online media; Online shopping; Organizational change; Organizational communication; Pricing; Service industry; Social networks; Technology; Telecommuting; Wikipedia

Philip Budden

Philip Budden

Department: Senior Lecturer

Contact: (617) 253-3681, pbudden@mit.edu

Christian Catalini

Christian Catalini

Department: Assistant Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management

Contact: (617) 253-6727, catalini@mit.edu

Sharmila Chatterjee

Sharmila Chatterjee

Department: Academic Head, Enterprise Management Track Senior Lecturer, Marketing

Contact: (617) 253-8214, schatterjee@mit.edu

Expertise: Franchises; Marketing channels; Sales and sales processes; Trust-based marketing

Elaine Chen

Elaine Chen

Department: Senior Lecturer

Contact: , eychen@mit.edu

Expertise: Entrepreneurship; Focusing on Disciplined Entrepreneurship, startup fundamentals, leadership and team development, lean startup, customer development, user and buyer persona development, primary market research, and hardware / software product development

Zen Chu

Zen Chu

Department: Senior Lecturer

Contact: (617) 699-4036, zenven@mit.edu

Michael Cusumano

Michael Cusumano

Sloan Management Review Distinguished Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management and Engineering Systems

Contact: (617) 253-2574, cusumano@mit.edu

Expertise: $100K Entrepreneurship competition; Angel investing; Asia Pacific; Automotive; Business plans; Competitive strategy; Computer Industry; Computer-aided software; Consumer electronics; Corporate strategy and policy; Cultural differences; Electronic media; Electronic software; Engineering management; Entrepreneurship / New ventures; Google; High technology companies; Information systems; Information technology; Information technology for management; Information technology, history of; Information technology, impact of; Innovation; International management; Internet; Internet software; Internet software/applications; Internet strategy; Japan; Korea; Management of engineers and scientists; Management of information technology; Management of technology; Manufacturing management; Media; Microsoft; Mobile computing; Open source software; Operations management; Productivity; Project management; Quality; Research and development; Sales and sales processes; Semiconductors; Service industry; Software; South Korea; Startups; Strategic management; Strategic planning; Technological innovation; Technology; Technology strategy; Technology transfer; Telecommunications; Total quality management; World Wide Web

Jim Dougherty

Jim Dougherty

Department: Senior Lecturer

Contact: (617) 715-4845, jpd2@mit.edu

Steven Eppinger

Steven Eppinger

General Motors Leaders for Global Operations Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Management Science and Engineering Systems

Contact: (617) 253-0468, eppinger@mit.edu

Expertise: Aircraft / Aviation; Automotive; Concurrent engineering; Global business processes; Product development and design; Project management

Charles Fine

Charles Fine

Chrysler Leaders for Global Operations Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Operations Management and Engineering Systems

Contact: (617) 253-3632, charley@mit.edu

Expertise: Offshoring; Outsourcing; Supply chain management

Jonathan Fleming

Jonathan Fleming

Department: Senior Lecturer, Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship

Contact: (617) 357-7474, jfleming@oxbio.com

Expertise: $100K Entrepreneurship Competition; Alliances; Analyst forecasts; Angel investing; Applied economics; Biopharmaceutical; Biotechnology; Business plans; Cancer, multi-drug therapy models; Capital budgeting; Capital market; CEO compensation; Corporate diversification; Corporate finance; Corporate governance; Economic history; Economics; Economics of organizations; Emerging businesses; Entrepreneurial finance; Entrepreneurship / New ventures; Euro; Federal Reserve; Finance; Financial engineering; Financial reporting; Foreign investment; Genetics; Germany; Health management; Healthcare industry; Hedge funds; HIV, multi-drug therapy models; Industrial economics; Investment analysis; Knowledge management; Medical devices; Medicine; Mergers and acquisitions; Microeconomics; Middle East; New ventures; Patents; Political economy; Research and development; Sarbanes-Oxley compliance; Startups; Technological innovation; Venture capital

Daena Giardella

Daena Giardella

Department: Lecturer, MIT Leadership Center

Contact: (617) 715-4842, daenag@mit.edu

Robert Gibbons

Robert Gibbons

Sloan Distinguished Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Applied Economics

Contact: (617) 253-0283, rgibbons@mit.edu

Expertise: Alliances; Human resource management

Joseph Hadzima

Joseph Hadzima

Department: Senior Lecturer, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship

Contact: (617) 475-6009, jgh@mit.edu

Expertise: $100K Entrepreneurship competition; Angel investing; Benefits and compensation; Business education; Business plans; CEO compensation; Conflicts of interest; Corporate governance; Emerging businesses; Entrepreneurial finance; Entrepreneurial management; Entrepreneurship / New ventures; Executive pay; High technology companies; Innovation; Intellectual property; Intellectual property law; Intellectual property strategy; Law; Management of technology; New ventures; Non-profits; Patents; Private equity; Research and development; Sarbanes-Oxley compliance; Securities and Exchange Commission; Software; Startups; Stock options; Venture capital

Leigh Hafrey

Leigh Hafrey

Department: Senior Lecturer, Communication and Ethics

Contact: (617) 258-0266, lhafrey@mit.edu

Expertise: Business education; Business ethics; Career development; Change management; Changing workforce; China; Communication practices; Conflict management; Conflicts of interest; Cross-cultural awareness; Cultural differences; Diversity; E-mail; Employee motivation; Employment relations; Ethics; Family business; Family issues; Gender issues, workplace; Human resource management; Human rights; International communication; Leadership; Managerial change; Managerial communication; Managing diversity; MBA; Negotiation and conflict resolution; Organizational communication; Organizational communication; Values in the professions; Work / Family issues; Writing and presentation skills

John Hauser

John Hauser

Kirin Professor of Marketing

Department: Professor of Marketing

Contact: (617) 253-2929, hauser@mit.edu

Expertise: Bayesian statistics; Branding; Consumer behavior; Consumer marketing; Consumer measurement; Consumer products, marketing; Customer satisfaction; Innovation; Market research; Marketing; Positioning; Probability, applied; Product development and design; Product loyalty; Sampling; Statistics; Trust-based marketing; Virtual customer; Web-based marketing

Arnoldo Hax

Arnoldo Hax

Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Management Emeritus

Department: Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management

Contact: (617) 253-4930, ahax@mit.edu

Expertise: Corporate strategy and policy; International management; Latin America; Operations management

Tod Hynes

Tod Hynes

Department: Lecturer, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship

Contact: (617) 253-8653, thynes@mit.edu

Expertise: $100K Entrepreneurship competition; Angel investing; Business plans; Elevator pitch; Emerging businesses; Entrepreneurial management; Entrepreneurship / New ventures; Innovation; New ventures; Startups; Technological innovation

Jason Jay

Jason Jay

Department: Lecturer, Sustainability

Contact: (617) 253-0594, jjay@mit.edu

Expertise: Cross-sectoral collaboration; Hybrid organizations

Aleksandra Kacperczyk

Aleksandra Kacperczyk

Fred Kayne (1960) Career Development Professor of Entrepreneurship

Department: Associate Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management

Contact: (617) 253-6618, olenka@mit.edu

Ralph Katz

Ralph Katz

Department: Senior Lecturer, Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management

Contact: (617) 253-5085, rkatz@mit.edu

Expertise: Innovation; Organizational behavior; Research and development

Shari Loessberg

Shari Loessberg

Department: Senior Lecturer, Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management

Contact: (617) 253-5070, loess@mit.edu

Expertise: Angel investing; Corporate governance; Cross-cultural awareness; Eastern Europe; Emerging markets; Entrepreneurial finance; Entrepreneurship / New ventures; Financial services; Global entrepreneurship; International entrepreneurship; New stock markets; Non-profits; Russia; Social networks; Venture capital; Vietnam

Thomas Malone

Thomas Malone

Patrick J. McGovern (1959) Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Information Technology

Contact: (617) 253-6843, malone@mit.edu

Expertise: Artificial intelligence; Blogs; Business intelligence; Business process modeling; Change management; Changing work environments; Changing workforce; Climate change; Climate policy; Computer industry; Digitization; Dot-com; E-commerce; E-mail; Education; Employee motivation; Enterprise information systems; Future of work; Global warming; Groupware; High technology companies; Information systems; Information systems; Information technology; Information technology for management; Information technology, artificial intelligence; Information technology, impact of; Information technology, social aspects; Innovation; Internet; Internet governance; Internet privacy issues; Internet security; Internet software/applications; Internet strategy; Intranet; Knowledge management; Knowledge sharing; Leadership; Management of information technology; Managerial communication; Managing change; Medical decision making; Motivation; Networking; Open source software; Organization studies; Organizational communication; Organizational design and performance; Organizational psychology; Social networks; Software; Software agents; Sustainability; Telecommuting; Wikipedia; Working virtually; World Wide Web

Matthew Marx

Matthew Marx

Mitsui Career Development Professor

Department: Associate Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management

Contact: (617) 253-5539, mmarx@mit.edu

Expertise: Entrepreneurship / New ventures; Patents; Silicon Valley; Software; Technology strategy

Robert Merton

Robert Merton

School of Management Distinguished Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 715-4866, rmerton@mit.edu

Expertise: Corporate finance; Derivatives; Financial engineering; Financial planning; Functional finance; Insurance; Retirement finance; Retirement planning; Risk management; Strategic finance

Fiona Murray

Fiona Murray

Alvin J. Siteman (1948) Professor of Entrepreneurship

Department: Associate Dean for Innovation & Co-Director MIT Innovation Initiative

Contact: (617) 253-3681, fmurray@mit.edu

Expertise: $100K Entrepreneurship competition; Biopharmaceutical; Biotechnology; China; Clinical trials; Drug models; Emerging businesses; Energy; Entrepreneurial management; Entrepreneurship / New ventures; Gender issues; Genetics; Healthcare operations management; Human resource management; India; Innovation; Institutional partnerships; Intellectual property; Intellectual property law; Knowledge management; Law; Lead users; Management of engineers and scientists; Management of technology; Medical decision making; New ventures; Patents; Pharmaceutical; Research and development; Social networks; Startups; Technological innovation

Rory O'Shea

Rory O'Shea

Department: Visiting Professor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Contact: (617) 715-4852, roshea@mit.edu

Expertise: Economic Development; Entrepreneurship; Innovation Management; Innovative Thinking; New Venture Development; Open Innovation; Product Innovation; Start-ups; Technology Transfer; Venture Capital

Nelson Repenning

Nelson Repenning

School of Management Distinguished Professor of System Dynamics and Organization Studies

Contact: (617) 258-6889, nelson@mit.edu

Expertise: Business process modeling; Sustainability; System dynamics

Edward Roberts

Edward Roberts

David Sarnoff Professor of Management of Technology

Contact: (617) 253-4934, eroberts@mit.edu

Expertise: $100K Entrepreneurship competition; Alliances; Angel investing; Business plans; Emerging businesses; Entrepreneurial management; Entrepreneurship / New ventures; Global entrepreneurship; High technology companies; Management of technology; Startups; Technological innovation; Technology strategy; Technology transfer

Jose Santos

Jose Santos

Department: Senior Lecturer, Global Economics and Management

Contact: (617) 324-8388, santos@mit.edu

Anjali Sastry

Anjali Sastry

Department: Senior Lecturer, System Dynamics

Contact: (617) 253-0965, sastry@mit.edu

Expertise: Sustainability

Imran Sayeed

Imran Sayeed

Department: Senior Lecturer, Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management

Contact: (617) 281-5197, isayeed@mit.edu

Otto Scharmer

Otto Scharmer

Department: Senior Lecturer, Organization Studies

Contact: (617) 253-0486, scharmer@mit.edu

Expertise: Africa; Business ethics; Change management; Environment; Ethics; Europe; Executive education; Globalization; Innovation; Leadership; Organizational change; Organizational learning; Southeast Asia; Tri-sector collaboration

Steven Spear

Steven Spear

Department: Senior Lecturer

Contact: (617) 281-7620, sspear@mit.edu

Scott Stern

Scott Stern

David Sarnoff Professor of Management of Technology

Contact: (617) 253-3053, sstern@mit.edu

Neil Thompson

Neil Thompson

Department: Assistant Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management

Contact: (617) 253-7998, NEIL_T@MIT.EDU

Catherine Tucker

Catherine Tucker

Mark Hyman, Jr. Career Development Professor

Department: Associate Professor of Marketing

Contact: (617) 252-1499, cetucker@mit.edu

Expertise: Computer privacy; Credit cards; E-commerce; Econometrics; Electronic software; Google; Google; Industrial economics; Internet; Internet privacy issues; Internet telephony; Management of information technology; Marketing; Marketing strategy; Online banking; Pricing; Security of technology; Software; Web-based marketing; YouTube

Trond Undheim

Trond Undheim

Department: Senior Lecturer in Global Economics and Management

Contact: (617) 324-6780, tundheim@mit.edu

Expertise: EU, Scandinavia; impact, e-government; Knowledge work, networks; Leadership from below; New Ventures; Strategic management, Public policy

James Utterback

James Utterback

David J. McGrath Jr. (1959) Professor of Management and Innovation

Department: Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management

Contact: (617) 253-2661, jmu@mit.edu

Expertise: Emerging businesses; Energy; Engineering management; Europe; High technology companies; Innovation; Management of technology; Manufacturing systems; Oil; Product development and design; Technological innovation; Technology strategy; Technology transfer

Eric von Hippel

Eric von Hippel

T. Wilson (1953) Professor in Management

Department: Professor of Management of Innovation and Engineering Systems

Contact: (617) 253-7155, evhippel@mit.edu

Expertise: Change management; High technology companies; Innovation; Lead users; Management of technology; Managing change; Medical devices; Open source software; Patents; Research and development; Technological innovation; Technology strategy; Technology transfer

Joseph Weber

Joseph Weber

George Maverick Bunker Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Accounting

Contact: (617) 253-4310, jpweber@mit.edu

Expertise: Accounting, domestic; Accounting, international; Auditing/auditors; Corporate governance; Disclosure; Earnings management; Earnings manipulations; Sarbanes-Oxley compliance

Henry Weil

Henry Weil

Department: Senior Lecturer, Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management

Contact: (617) 258-6101, hbweil@mit.edu

Expertise: Aircraft / Aviation; Airlines; Alliances; Asia; Banking; Banking management; Bermuda; Business process modeling; Capital budgeting; China; Competition; Competitive strategy; Computer industry; Consumer behavior; Convergence; Corporate strategy and policy; Credit cards; Customer relationships and CRM; Customer service; Data acquisition; Digitization; Dot-com bubble bust; E-commerce; Electronic media; Emerging businesses; Emerging markets; Energy; Entrepreneurial management; Entrepreneurship / New ventures; Ethanol; Europe; European Union; Financial services; France; Globalization; Hong Kong; Industrial economics; Information technology; Innovation; International corporate strategy; International management; Internet telephony; Lead users; Management of technology; Marketing strategy; Media; Microeconomics; Mobile computing; New ventures; Nonlinear dynamics; Oil; Online banking; Online media; Pharmaceutical; Pricing; Research and development; Retirement planning; Singapore; Startup; Startups; Strategic management; Strategic planning; System dynamics; Taiwan; Technological innovation; Technology strategy; Technology transfer; Trust-based marketing; Wi-Fi; Wireless communication

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Department: Visiting Lecturer, Information Technology

Contact: (203) 856-4915, irving@irvingwb.com

Expertise: Blogs; Computer industry; Convergence; Digitalization; E-commerce; High technology companies; Information systems; Information technology; Information technology for management; Information technology, history of; Information technology, impact of; Information technology, social aspects; Innovation; Internet; Internet strategy; Knowledge sharing; Management of technology; Managerial communication; Mobile computing; Open source software; Organizational communication; Research and development; Technological innovation; Technology; World Wide Web

JoAnne Yates

JoAnne Yates

Sloan Distinguished Professor of Management

Contact: (617) 253-7157, jyates@mit.edu

Expertise: BlackBerry; Blogs; Changing work environments; Communication practices; Diversity; E-mail; Electronic communication; Future of work; Gender issues, workplace; Groupware; Information systems; Information technology; Information technology, history of; Information technology, impact of; Information technology, social aspects; Innovation; Insurance; Knowledge management; Knowledge sharing; Leadership; Legacy information; Management of information technology; Managerial communication; Managing change; MBA; Mobile computing; Organization studies; Organizational change; Organizational communication; Teams; Wireless communication; Work environments; Working virtually; Writing and presentation skills

Andrey Zarur

Andrey Zarur

Department: Lecturer, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship

Contact: (781) 684-0239, azarur@mit.edu

Expertise: Biopharmaceutical; Biotechnology; Business plans; Climate policy; Clinical trials; Drug and biological regulatory strategies; Drug models; Emerging businesses; Energy; Entrepreneurial management; Entrepreneurship / New ventures; Environment; Global climate change; Global warming; Healthcare; Innovation; Medical devices; Mexico; New ventures; Pharmaceutical; Research and development; Startup; Venture capital

Ezra Zuckerman Sivan

Ezra Zuckerman Sivan

Nanyang Technological University Professor

Department: Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management

Contact: (617) 253-1918, ewzucker@mit.edu

Expertise: Diversity; Entertainment, business of; Market, categorical structures in; Organizational learning; Social networks; Teams

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