Jason Jay is Director of the Sustainability Initiative at MIT Sloan. In this capacity, he directs the strategy and implementation of the School’s goals toward including sustainability content in the curriculum for all students, coordinating a vibrant Sustainability Certificate program for qualified Masters’ students, and supporting sustainability related research from all management disciplines. He spearheads the Initiative’s fundraising efforts and engagement with industry and policymakers. Dr. Jay co-teaches the flagship course series Strategies for Sustainable Business and Laboratory for Sustainable Business (S-Lab), teaches executive education programs on sustainability for MIT, and conducts research on hybrid organizations and the pitfalls and pathways of sustainability leadership.
John Sterman is the Jay W. Forrester Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management. In addition to being Faculty Director of the Sustainability Initiative, he is the Director of MIT's System Dynamics Group. His research includes systems thinking and organizational learning, computer simulation of complex systems, climate change and sustainability. He has been a leading force in the Sustainability Initiative since its inception. Currently he co-teaches the flagship sustainability course series Strategies for Sustainable Business and Laboratory for Sustainable Business (S-Lab) and also teaches several sustainability related modules for MIT Sloan’s executive education program. He also continues to teach components of system dynamics to students and executives.