Influential Leaders

AACSB Influential Leaders

2015 Influential Leaders

Sabeen Ali
Founder & CEO, AngelHack
Beth A. Brooke-Marciniak
Global Vice Chair, Public Policy, EY
H.E. Mohamed Ali Rashed Alabbar
Founder and Chairman, Emaar Properties PJSC
Paul Allison
Chairman and CEO, Raymond James, Ltd
Daniel Amos
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Aflac
Steve Appleton
Former Chairman and CEO, Micron
Subha Barry
VP and General Manager, Working Mother Media
Juan Francisco Beckmann Vidal
Chairman, José Cuervo Corporation
Philip Berber
Co-Founder and Chairman, A Glimmer of Hope
Tajuddin Bin Atan
Chairman, Bursa Malaysia
Gary Brinson
Founder, Brinson Partners and The Brinson Foundation
Robert Burke
Founder and Chairman, LadderUp; Founder and Manager, Burke America
Jeffrey J. Clarke
CEO, Kodak
Mitchell D. Cohen
Vice Chairman and Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Jonathan Coles
Partner at Renaissance Growth Advisory (RGA), and Director, C.A. Ron Santa Teresa
David Cooperrider
Fairmont Santrol-David L. Cooperrider Professor in Appreciative Inquiry and Professor Organizational Behavior, Weatherhead School of Management; Editor, Emerald Publishing
Peter Corbett
Founder and CEO, iStrategyLabs
Greg Creed
CEO, Yum! Brands, Inc.
Emily Cummins
Inventor and Entrepreneur
Diego de la Torre de la Piedra
President, La Viga SA
Elisabet de los Pinos
Founding CEO, Aura Biosciences, Inc.
Susan DeVore
President and CEO, Premier, Inc.
Walter A. Dods Jr.
Chairman of the Board, Matson, Inc.
Virginia Donohue
Founder and Executive Director, On Point for College
Tim DuBois
Music Exeutive and Owner, Tim DuBois Entertainment
Kaushal Dugar
Founder, President, and CEO, Teabox
Fiza Farhan
CEO, Buksh Foundation at Buksh Energy Pvt. Ltd.
Tommy Franks
Retired General, United States Army
Max Fuller
Chairman and CEO, U.X. Xpress Enterprises, Inc.
David Gaus
Founder and Executive Director, Andean Health & Development
Katie Gilstrap
Co-Founder, Lift Caregiving
William Goldring
Chairman, Sazerac Co.
Andrés Simón González-Silén
Co-Founder and CEO, Grupo Venemergencia
John Goolsby
Retired President and CEO, Howard Hughes Corporation
Andy Gourley
Founder and Director, Red Frogs Australia
Francis Greenburger
Founder, Chair, and CEO Time Equities, Inc.
Barry Griswell
Former Chairman, President, and CEO, Principle Financial Group
Angel Gurría
Secretary-General, Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
Monique Hamaty-Simmonds
President and CEO/Entrepreneur, Tortuga International Holdings
Derek Handley
Founding CEO and Entrepreneur in Residence, The B Team
Maya Helbaoui
Communication Manager, Roche Lebanon
Charles T. Horngren
Edmund W. Littlefield Professor of Accounting Emeritus, Stanford University
Sir Tom Hunter
Entrepreneur and Philanthropist, Founder West Coast Capital, Founder and Chairman of The Hunter Foundation
Garrett Ilg
Senior VP and Head of World Wide Enterprise Sales and Field Operations, Adobe Systems, Inc.
Jerald Kent
Chairman and CEO, Suddenlink and Chairman, Tierpoint; President and CEO, Cequel III, LLC.
Jørgen Vig Knudstorp
President and CEO, LEGO Group
José Koechlin
Chairman and CEO, Inkaterra
Gary Kovacs
CEO and Managing Director of the Management Board
Lawrence Landry
Chairman and CEO, Masterpiece Living, LLC
Felipe Larranín Bascuñán
Director, Latin American Center for Economic and Social Policies at Universidad Católica de Chile (CLAPES UC)
Jerry Lee
Co-Founder and CEO, Newton Running
Stew Leonard, Jr.
President and CEO, Stew Leonard's
Richard Qiangdong Liu
Founder, Chairman, and CEO,, Inc.
Robert Luddy
President, CaptiveAire
Marshall B. Lytle
Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard
Beatriz Manetta
Founder, President, and CEO, Argent Associates
Mark Mason
CEO, Citi Private Bank
Tammy Miller
CEO, Border States Electric
Dong Mingzhu
President and Chairperson, Gree Electric Appliances, Inc. of Zhuhai
Don Mohanlal
Executive Director, Innovation and Impact, National 4-H Council
Bob Moritz
Chairman and Senior Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Ted Mosler
Founder, President, and Chief Technical Officer, GILERO Biomedical, EG-Gilero
Martin Mucci
President and CEO, Paychex, Inc.
James Owens
Former Chairman and CEO, Caterpillar, Inc.
Lester Owens
Managing Director, Global Head of Treasury Services, JPMorgan
Maria Pacheco
Founder and President, Kiej de los Bosques
Javier Palomarez
President and CEO, United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Neal Patterson
Chairman of the Board and CEO, Cerner
Thomas H. Pike
CEO, Quintiles
Paul Polman
CEO, Unilever
Colin Powell
Former U.S. Secretary of State; Former Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff; Retired 4-Star General of the U.S. Army; Founding Chairman of America's Promise
Meiny Prins
CEO, Priva BV
Madhavan (M.R.) Rangaswami
Co-Founder, Sand Hill Group, LLC
Punit Renjen
CEO, Deloitte Global
Ann Rhoades
PRES (Person Responsible for Extraordinary Service) and Founder, People Ink
Rick Rieder
Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Fundamental Fixed Income, BlackRock
Stephane Roques
Director General, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)—Doctors Without Borders
Robert Rudnick
Co-Founder and Executive Director, Coffee Circle
Ricardo Sagrera
President & CEO, Hilasal Group and Superate Project
Keith Schroeder
Founder and CEO of High Road Craft Ice Cream, Inc.
Jay Shidler
Founder and Managing Partner, The Shidler Group
Paul Shrivastava
Executive Director, Future Earth
James Sinegal
Co-Founder and Former CEO, Costco
Rex Sinquefield
Co-Founder and President, Show-Me Institute
Brenda Smith
Co-Owner, Garden of the Gods Club
Glen Taylor
Chairman and CEO, Taylor Corporation
James Terry
Lieutenant General, United States Army
Amanda Tincknell
Chief Executive, The Cranfield Trust
Nancy Tumavick
Mission Strategy Advisor, USAID/DRC
James Turley
Ernst & Young
Sam Walton
Founder, Walmart and Sam's Club
Martin Whitman
Founder, Chairman, and Portfolio Manager, Third Avenue Management, LLC
David Williams
President and CEO, Make-A-Wish America
Milton Wilson
Dean Emeritus, Howard University
Patricia Woertz
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Archer Daniels Midland Company
Carolyn Woo
President and CEO, Catholic Relief Services
Dongsheng Yan
Chairman, Bohai Commodity Exchange
Lawrence Zicklin
Member of the Board, Neuberger Berman