Meet the Program Faculty
Like all Harvard Business School Executive Education programs, Leading Your Small Business Through Its Lifecycle is developed and taught by a core faculty of HBS professors. Our faculty members are widely recognized as skilled educators, groundbreaking researchers, and award-winning authors.
Through publishing, consulting, and teaching, they leverage their business expertise and field-based research to create new knowledge and enduring concepts that shape the practice of management. The result is a teaching team that exposes participants to multiple perspectives, challenging their thinking and encouraging new practices that result in superior business leadership. For more detailed biographies, click on each faculty name.
Richard S. Ruback,
Willard Prescott Smith Professor of Corporate Finance. Member of the Finance Unit; faculty chair "Leading Your Small Business Through Its Lifecycle."
Entrepreneur in Residence at Harvard Business School. Cofounder and Managing Partner at ABRY Partners, LLC, a private equity firm investing in middle market companies.