Stuart Krusell


Stuart Krusell

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A Senior Director, Stu leads teams responsible for MIT Sloan partnerships in China, Taiwan, Italy, Australia, and Portugal, and the Visiting Fellows Program. Stu is actively engaged in developing new strategies for advancing management education through technology, scale, and innovation while exploring new market opportunities, particularly in Africa and the Middle East.

Stu is also a Senior Lecturer, co-teaching the Executive MBA Global Operations Lab (GO-Lab) class offered within the Global Economics and Management Group and classes on Global Strategy and MIT Ecosystems.

Stu joined MIT Sloan with the Leadership Center after serving in cross-sector senior leadership positions around the globe, focusing on the interaction between government, business, and citizens. He has worked with and trained senior executives, policy makers, and students in economic development, governance, and institution-building in more than a dozen countries, encouraging them to think and lead across internal and external borders. Stu's previous experience includes serving as the Chair of a Massachusetts government agency, overseeing a $2 billion+ industry and as the Executive Director of a non-profit focused on global economic and cultural issues. 

A graduate of Colby College and the Harvard Kennedy School, Stu taught international relations and comparative government at Bentley University, and has lectured on leadership and foreign policy at MIT, Brown University, Harvard University, and the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Executive Education

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Global Executive Academy

This global executive program is a transformative learning experience designed to fit the time and language constraints of experienced executives from a wide variety of industries and countries. A new frontier in executive education, it extends MIT content to the non-English speaking world through a multilingual experience. Program topics include: general management, leadership, strategy, innovation, negotiation, analytics management, finance, and productivity.

  • Jul 9-18, 2024
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