Faculty

MIT Sloan remembers faculty members who have recently passed and honors the significant contributions they made to their fields.

Heikki Rantakari

Heikki Rantakari

(1979-2023) Visiting Associate Professor, Applied Economics

As Associate Professor of economics and management at the University of Rochester and Visiting Associate Professor of applied economics at MIT Sloan, he left an enduring mark on the fields of applied microeconomic theory and organizational economics.

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William F. Pounds

William F. Pounds

(1928 - 2023) MIT Sloan Dean Emeritus

A Professor of Organization Studies and Dean Emeritus at the MIT Sloan School of Management, Pounds was an expert in corporate governance and operations management who mentored a generation of MIT Sloan faculty members.

Arnoldo Hax

Arnoldo Hax

(1936 - 2023) Professor Emeritus

The Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Management Emeritus explored corporate strategy and was a co-creator of the Delta Model, an approach to customer bonding that is still in use today.

Edgar Schein

Edgar Schein

(1928-2023) Professor Emeritus

The Society of Sloan Fellows professor of Management Emeritus at MIT Sloan and a faculty member at MIT Sloan for more than 65 years, Schein was known for his groundbreaking holistic approach to organizational change.