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Arturo Condo
Senior Institute Associate 
email: arturo.condo incae edu

Arturo Condo is President of INCAE Business School (www.incae.edu), a leading business school and think-tank in Latin America. He is a Full Professor in business strategy, international business and competitiveness as well as a Senior Institute Associate of the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard. At CLACDS, the Central American Center for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development, he has led a team of professors and researchers working with private and public leaders to strengthen competitive clusters, to implement competitiveness agendas and in general to promote sustainable development. He has taught at INCAE’s masters and executive programs and is an author and co-author of articles, books and teaching cases in his areas of expertise. Prof. Condo holds a DBA from Harvard Business School; a MBA with High Honors from INCAE, where he is a “Distinguished Scholar” honored for leadership on top of academic excellence; and a BS in Electronic Engineering from ESPOL in Ecuador. Dr. Condo also works as an independent consultant in strategic planning and global strategy for firms and industry organizations in Latin America and Asia and receives invitations as a speaker from around the world.

 

Mercedes Delgado
Senior Institute Associate 
email: mdelgado temple edu

Mercedes Delgado is an Assistant Professor at the Department of General and Strategic Management at the Fox School of Business. Professor Delgado currently serves as Senior Institute Associate at the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School. Before joining Temple University, she completed postdoctoral fellowships at the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, and at the NBER’s Innovation Policy and the Economy Group. She received her PhD in Business Economics from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, and she was a Visiting Scholar at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Professor Delgado works on joint research projects with Professor Michael Porter, including several articles published in the Global Competitiveness Report. Her research focuses on the relationship between clusters and the performance of firms, regions, and countries; the agglomeration patterns of innovative firms; and country competitiveness. She has been the recipient of several fellowships. See: http://astro.temple.edu/~mdelgado/.

 

Clemens Guth
Senior Institute Associate 
email: clemens.guth artemed de

Clemens Guth is the chief executive of three German hospitals and a member of the executive board at Artemed Kliniken, a German national hospital provider. He leads M&A and quality management for the group. Earning his MD at Imperial College London, Dr. Guth began his career as a Junior Doctor at the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital in London. Subsequently, he became a health care consultant for McKinsey & Company. After earning his MBA at Harvard Business School with honors, he returned to hospitals but as a manager. A scholarship winner of the German National Academic Foundation and the German Academic Exchange Service program, Dr. Guth has collaborated with Professor Porter since 2006 and is a Senior Institute Associate of the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School.

 

Sachin H. Jain
Senior Institute Associate 
email: shjain gmail com

Sachin H. Jain is a physician at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Senior Institute Associate at the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness. His immediate prior position was senior advisor to Donald M. Berwick, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

At CMS, Jain was involved in the launch of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation that was chartered by Section 3021 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, briefly serving as its first Acting Deputy Director for Policy and Programs. As a senior advisor, Jain advocated for speedier translation of health care delivery research into practice and an expanded use of clinical registries.

Previously, Jain was Special Assistant to the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). At the ONC, Jain worked with David Blumenthal to implement the HITECH Provisions of the Recovery Act and to achieve broader alignment between health plans and federal meaningful use policies and enhance electronic health record usability; he led private sector engagement efforts on behalf of ONC.

Jain received his undergraduate degree in government from Harvard College; his medical degree from Harvard Medical School; and his master's degree in business administration from the Harvard Business School. At Harvard Business School, he was a recipient of the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship and the Dean's Award.

He is a founder of several non-profit health care ventures including the Homeless Health Clinic at UniLu; the Harvard Bone Marrow Initiative; and ImproveHealthCare.org. He worked with DaVita-Bridge of Life to bring charity dialysis care to rural Rajasthan, India and Medical Missions for Children to bring cleft lip and palate surgery to the region.

While in residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, he previously maintained an appointment as a faculty member at Harvard Business School and worked with strategy Michael Porter on his global health agenda and on a new case literature on health care delivery innovation. Jain has worked previously at WellPoint, McKinsey & Co, and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. He has also served as an expert consultant to the World Health Organization.

Jain has authored over 40 publications on health care delivery innovation and health care reform in journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, and HealthAffairs. The book he co-edited with Susan Pories and Gordon Harper, "The Soul of a Doctor," has been translated into Chinese.  He is a cofounder of Health Care: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation.

A native of Bergen County, New Jersey, he now resides in Boston, Massachusetts.
 

 

Niels Ketelhöhn
Senior Institute Associate 

Niels Ketelhöhn, an Adjunct Professor of Strategy at INCAE where he teaches courses on business strategy and cluster development, is also an Institute Associate at the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness. Prof. Ketelhöhn has taught at INCAE since 1995 and has also served as the Director of Executive Education. He has been a visiting professor at the Fletcher School of International Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and also served as an Institute Research Fellow at the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness. Professor Ketelhöhn's research has focused on the role of clusters in regional innovation and growth, and he has written cases on cluster development initiatives in Costa Rica and Central America. Professor Ketelhöhn holds a DBA from Harvard University; a master's degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Industrial Engineering; and a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Costa Rica.

Joan Magretta
Senior Institute Associate

Joan Magretta is a Senior Institute Associate at the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness. Her work with Professor Porter began in the early 1990s when she was the strategy editor at the Harvard Business Review. Prior to joining HBR, Dr. Magretta was a partner at the management consulting firm of Bain & Co. Her recent book, What Management Is (Free Press, 2002), reflects her career-long interest in the intersection between strategy and general management. In 1998, she won the McKinsey Award given each year for the best article to appear in HBR. She has also written for the Sloan Management Review. Before getting her MBA at Harvard Business School in 1983, Magretta was a university professor in the humanities. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Wisconsin, with an MA from Columbia and a PhD in English from the University of Michigan.

Anita M. McGahan
Senior Institute Associate

Anita M. McGahan is Professor of Strategic Management at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, Visiting Professor of Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Senior Associate at the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard University, and the past president of the Academy of Management’s Business Policy & Strategy Division. Her credits include two books and over 100 articles, case studies, notes and other published material on strategic issues of competitive advantage, industry evolution, and financial performance. In 2001, she was named by CIO Magazine as one of 5 international experts on the strategic use of technology. She took just two years to earn both her PhD and AM in Business Economics from Harvard University, which she was awarded in 1990. McGahan holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School, where she received highest academic honors as a Baker Scholar, and a BA from Northwestern University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She also spent several years at both McKinsey & Company and Morgan Stanley & Company. In the 1996-1997 academic year, McGahan visited the Stanford Graduate School of Business; in the Winter and Spring of 2007, she visited the London Business School; in the Winter of 2005, she visited the Australian Graduate School of Management. Between 2000 and 2007, she was Professor of Strategy & Policy and Everett Lord Distinguished Faculty Scholar at the Boston University School of Management.

McGahan has taught courses in strategy and history to MBA candidates, executives, and doctoral students at the University of Toronto, Harvard Business School, London Business School and Boston University, where she was elected by her students as Professor of the Year repeatedly. She is consistently ranked as among the best faculty in every program in which she teaches. She developed five new business-school courses (both required and elective) between 1999 and 2006, each of which earned very high ratings and achieved strong – even unprecedented – popularity. Colleagues who teach these courses are also rated very highly by their students. As a result, McGahan has been recognized as a master teacher for her dedication to the success of junior faculty and for her leadership in course development. A passionate advocate of liberal undergraduate education, McGahan has championed the introduction of a history curriculum in Business Schools. At Boston University, she advised minority and foreign students in the Humphrey Fellows program. She also serves on the boards of several charities, scientific associations and a corporation.

McGahan's research has focused on models of industry evolution and the evolution of competitive advantage. She is currently pursuing a long-standing interest in the inception of new industries, and in the implications for comparative advantage and international development. The focus of her current work is on the process of scaling up organizational models in the pharmaceutical, medical devices and health-delivery sectors of emerging economies. She is the author of a 2004 HBS Press book called How Industries Evolve, and was co-editor in 2004 of the 21st volume of Advances in Strategic Management, which deals with issues of industry change. McGahan is on the editorial boards of the Strategic Management Journal, Management Science, and Strategic Organization.

McGahan’s academic publications include studies on the health delivery, pharmaceutical, medical devices, consumer electronics, brewing and insurance industries, among others. She has also conducted case studies on automobiles, wheelchairs, baseball, telecommunications, network software, airlines, pharmaceuticals, movie theaters, soft drinks, toy retailing, retail banking and high-pressure laminates. Her large-scale statistical studies have investigated broad patterns in the performance of companies, such as the rate at which turnarounds occur, the importance of industry conditions to profitability, the conditions for persistence in profitability, and the importance of corporate parents in nurturing risky businesses.

 

Örjan Sölvell
Senior Institute Associate

Dr Örjan Sölvell is Professor of International Business at the Stockholm School of Economics, SSE, and Associate Dean of the three SSE PhD programs (Economics, Finance and Business Administration). Dr Sölvell has been active at SSE for 30 years, including being Dean of the MBA program (2004 - 2007) and Director for the Institute of International Business (1994 – 2002). In 2004 he set up a new research institute at SSE, the Center for Strategy and Competitiveness (CSC) (www.sse.edu/csc).

Dr Sölvell’s academic background includes studies at the Stockholm School of Economics (BSc -79; PhD -87), George Washington University (IB -81) and the Harvard Business School (VIS -82). Dr Sölvell has published in the areas of strategy, competition, competitiveness and clusters. The concept of clusters, and the diamond model, was introduced in Sweden through the book “Advantage Sweden” in 1991, co-authored with Michael Porter and Ivo Zander. Together with Christian Ketels and Göran Lindqvist he published the widely acclaimed “Cluster Initiative Greenbook” in 2003, also translated into Czech and Polish.

Dr Sölvell is involved in policy related work in Sweden and Europe, including being in charge of the European Cluster Observatory (www.clusterobservatory.eu). He also serves on the Advisory board of The Competitiveness Institute, TCI, and is a Fellow of the European International Business Academy.

 

Dr. Emma Stanton
Senior Institute Associate

email: dremmastanton gmail com  

Dr. Emma Stanton is a practicing psychiatrist at St Thomas Hospital, London, part of South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and CEO of Beacon UK, partnering with NHS to apply principles of managed mental health care.

From 2010 – 2011, Emma was a Commonwealth Fund Harkness Fellow in Health Care Policy and Practice, at the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, where she advanced, expanded and refined the rapidly growing body of work promoting a value-based approach to health care reform. Her research included US, German and English health system analysis and improving value by integrating mental health care delivery into primary care settings.

In addition to clinical training at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, former roles include Advisor to England’s Chief Medical Officer, Professor Sir Liam Donaldson, Advisor to Bupa Health Dialog and core member of the NHS National Leadership Council. Emma holds an Executive M.B.A. from Imperial College, London, a MRCPsych from the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and a Bachelor of Medicine from Southampton University.

A recipient of NHS London’s prestigious “Prepare to Lead” mentoring scheme, Emma is author of multiple publications including as co-editor of Clinical Leadership: Bridging the Divide (Quay Books, 2009) and co-author of M.B.A. for Medics (Radcliffe, 2010).

From 2005-2006 Emma circumnavigated the world on a 68-foot yacht. Emma is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (F.R.S.A.) and co-founder of Diagnosis, a clinical leadership social enterprise.

 

Elizabeth Olmsted Teisberg
Senior Institute Associate

email: elizabeth.teisberg dartmouth edu

Elizabeth Teisberg is Professor of Community and Family Medicine at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, and a Senior Institute Associate at Harvard's Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness. Her expertise is in Strategy and Innovation. Professor Teisberg speaks and works internationally on innovation for dramatic improvement in health care value, actively implementing Redefining Health Care. She has developed frameworks and cases to enable the implementation of health care delivery transformation by physicians, provider systems, employers, health plans and governments.

Redefining Health Care received the American College of Healthcare Executives 2007 James A. Hamilton book of the year award. At UVA, Professor Teisberg also received the Frederick S. Morton Leadership Award in 2004 and the Wachovia Award for research excellence in 2006. Prior to Dartmouth, she held faculty appointments in strategy at the Darden School of Business and the Harvard Business School.

In addition to Redefining Health Care, Professor Teisberg co-authored with Michael Porter five articles on health care, as well as a Harvard Business Review Special Report 'Fixing Competition in U.S. Health Care'. Professors Teisberg and Porter have also developed courses on Health Care Delivery that they co-teach at Harvard University. She also teaches executive education at both Harvard and Dartmouth, as well as on-site for companies and organizations. Professor Teisberg's earlier projects have analyzed strategy in medical device and biotech companies, real options, research and development decisions, medical innovation, and strategic response to uncertainty. She has forthcoming publications on employee health strategy and on innovation in service delivery.

Professor Teisberg is the author or co-author of numerous cases and articles in professional publications such as the Harvard Business Review, Journal of the American Medical Association, Science, Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Rand Journal of Economics, Management Science, Research-Technology Management, and Interfaces. She is the co-author of The Portable MBA, which has been published in five languages.

Professor Teisberg earned a M.S. and a Ph.D. in engineering-economic systems from the
Stanford University School of Engineering. She also holds a M. Eng. in systems science from the University of Virginia and an A.B. degree, summa cum laude, in political science and mathematics from Washington University in St. Louis. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

 

Michael L. Unger
Senior Institute Associate
email: munger loyola edu

In addition to being a Senior Institute Associate at the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, Michael is Executive-in-Residence, and Assoc. Professor of Management and International Business at the Sellinger School of Business, Loyola University Maryland. MBA courses taught by Unger at Loyola include Globalization and International Business, Managing in Developing Countries, Global Strategy, and The Microeconomics of Competitiveness. Having held senior policy positions in the U.S. Government, he has worked in over 35 developing countries in the areas of international trade, finance, investment and competitiveness. Most recently much of his work has centered on the regionalization of Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania, as well as the development of clusters and competitiveness of Rwanda and Kenya. He is also a visiting professor at the Strathmore School of Business in Nairobi, Kenya and a senior fellow in Strathmore’s Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness. Current research interests are FDI as well as cluster formation in developing countries. Unger received his Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University and M.A. from Washington University-St. Louis.

 
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