FORA.tv Speaker - Sharon Novak
Dr. Sharon Novak has over ten years of experience providing strategic planning and operations management solutions for luxury retail, private equity, automotive, and electronics firms worldwide, on projects including market entry planning, product positioning, supplier selection, benchmarking and design of staff hiring and training guidelines.
Dr. Novak's work was cited in the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economics, and her strategic advice has been reviewed and promoted by McKinsey & Company in advising executives on performance improvements.
Dr. Novak received a BA degree from the University of California at Berkeley and a PhD from MIT. Her teaching engagements include faculty and visiting faculty positions at the Kellogg School of Management, MIT, the University of Tokyo, and UCLA. She received the Kellogg School of Management Chair's Core Teaching Award for 2003-2004 and for 2001-2002. Prior to joining MIT and the Kellogg School of Management, Dr. Novak worked for Los Alamos National Laboratory at its Superconductivity Technology Center; for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on high tech trade issues, and as a research assistant for the Harvard Business School and the MIT Sloan School of Management.
03.26.10 | 00:28:30 min
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