Session with Nitin Nohria (Harvard Business School Dean)
Pressing issues in today´s world. The role of companies and the contribution that business education can make
To commemorate the 60th anniversary of IESE, during the next academic year we will be organizing several events across IESE´s campuses.
On September 18 Harvard Business School (HBS)’ Dean, Nitin Nohria, will join us for an event on the role of companies and top executives in regards to facing challenges such us technological change, globalization and inequality.
Fireside chat with Nitin Nohria, Dean, HBS, and Franz Heukamp, Dean, IESE
Moderator: Prof. Núria Mas
- Núria Mas is Professor of economics at IESE Business School and holder of the Jaime Grego Chair of Healthcare Management. She holds a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University and a B.A. in economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Before joining IESE Business School, Prof. Mas worked as an associate at Lehman Brothers International.
Prof. Mas teaches economics and health economics in the MBA, Executive-MBA and other executive education programs. She is the Academic Director of IESE's Annual Healthcare Industry Meeting.
She is member of the Advisory Committee for the Sustainability and Progress of the Healthcare System of the Government of Catalonia.
Her fields of research interests focus on the interaction between the public and the private sector, with an emphasis on the health care market. She also analyzes how hospitals and doctors respond to different incentive mechanisms. She has also been involved in several projects assessing the effects of different health care systems on the health of the population. Her work has been published in numerous international journals such as the Journal of Health Economics, The Review of Industrial Organization or the International Journal of Healthcare Finance and Economics.
Prof. Mas has been an advisor and consultant on health economics for the European Commission as well as for different public sector institutions and the healthcare industry.
Professor Franz Heukamp was appointed Dean of IESE Business School in September 2016. Previously, he held the positions of Associate Dean for MBA Programs and Secretary General of IESE.
Prof. Heukamp teaches Managerial Decision Sciences and has a Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His teaching specialties are decision analysis and forecasting methods. Prof. Heukamp teaches in the MBA, Executive-MBA and other executive education programs of IESE including the Advanced Management Program directed at senior business leaders.
His main area of research is behavioral decision-making with a special interest in the area of Neuroeconomics. He is a member of The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences and the Neuroeconomics Society.
Nitin Nohria became the tenth dean of Harvard Business School on 1 July 2010.He previously served as co-chair of the Leadership Initiative, Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Development, and Head of the Organizational Behavior unit.
His intellectual interests center on human motivation, leadership, corporate transformation and accountability, and sustainable economic and human performance. He and Amanda Pepper collaborated with XPlane in creating the Paths to Power video to generate a discussion of the value and importance of leadership in addressing some of society's most pressing problems. In June 2010, in anticipation of a conference he hosted with Rakesh Khurana and Scott Snook, Harvard Business Review launched a six-week blog on how leadership might look in the future.
He is co-author or co-editor of 16 books. His most recent, Handbook of Leadership Theory and Practice, is a compendium dedicated to advancing research on leadership based on a colloquium he organized during HBS's centennial celebrations.