Our faculty will play a decisive role in leading your transformation. Not only do they come from top business schools and universities from around the world, but they also offer real-world business experience that counts.
A growing number of our faculty practice management in the real world outside of academia. These professors will push you to think in new ways about business challenges and offer insights from their years of experience that will help you rise to new heights.
Prof. Bozkaya is an economist, entrepreneur, and global business executive. His insights have propelled the careers
Over the past decade, Prof. Bozkaya has held multiple positions at Harvard University, MIT Sloan School, and the University of California at Berkeley. He’s a Visiting Professor at Kyoto University and a Research Fellow at UC Berkeley.
Prof. Bozkaya’s interests include global entrepreneurship, innovation policy and management, entrepreneurial finance, family business, and corporate strategy and governance. Much of his work examines the ways in which financial intermediaries and institutional organizations impact the nature of innovation and entrepreneurship. Prof. Bozkaya was awarded the Innovation Policy and the Economy Fellowship at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) in 2009.
Prof. Bozkaya was founding CEO of Bilkent Technology, Healthcare, and Power Group. Earlier in his career, he held senior positions in management consulting in Sydney and London. He serves in boards of several companies and NGOs. He continues to invest and advise startups.
He was awarded a Harvard University Fellowship in Science, Technology, and Public Policy to conduct his doctoral dissertation research jointly at Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School, and holds a Ph.D. in Economics, MS, and MBA, from ULB.
Prof. Bozkaya hails from Istanbul and lives in San Francisco
Robert Marx, Ph.D. is a Professor of Management at Isenberg School of Management at The University Of Massachusetts
He is the author of several books; including The Virtuous Organization: Insights from Some of the World’s Leading Management Thinkers (with Charles Manz, Kim Cameron, and Karen Manz) He consults with numerous corporations in Europe, the Mediterranean, and the United States. He is the recipient of The Distinguished Teaching Award, a lifetime achievement award given each year to 3 of 1200 faculty at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.