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Howard H. Stevenson University of Nottingham, UK

Howard Stevenson is the Sarofim-Rock Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, Senior Associate Dean, Director of Publication Activities, and the Vice Provost for Harvard University Planning and Resources. A member and former chair of the Entrepreneurial Management Unit, he has served as the School’s Senior Associate Dean and Director of External Relations, chair of the Latin American Faculty Advisory Group, Senior Associate Dean and Director of Financial and Information Systems, and faculty chair of Executive Education’s Owner/President Manager (OPM) Program. Professor Stevenson’s research focuses on the life patterns that create enduring success, entrepreneurship and predictability. He has authored or coauthored more than 150 case studies, numerous articles, and nine books—including Just Enough: Tools for Creating Success in Your Work and Life (with L. Nash) and, Make Your Own Luck: 12 Practical Steps to Taking Smarter Risks in Business (with E. Shapiro). He has created several successful companies. Currently he is a director of Camp Dresser & McKee and Landmark Communications. He is a director of National Public Radio, a Trustee of the Massachusetts chapter of The Nature Conservancy, Mt. Auburn Hospital, and Trustee Emeritus of The Boston Ballet. He served as Director and President of The Sudbury Valley Trustees.