Board of Directors

Our Board includes representatives from member schools and industry.

Alsonf Sauquet

Alfons Sauquet


Dean | ESADE Business School

Alfons Sauquet has served as Director of the Combined Undergraduate and Master in Business Administration at ESADE. He has been a lecturer at HEC Paris, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam and Wharton School of Business, in addition to being Visiting Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics and the Copenhagen Business School. He is a lecturer at the Summer School organized by the European Doctoral Association for Management in Business Administration (EDAMBA).

Ellen Glazerman

Ellen J. Glazerman

Vice Chair

Executive Director | Ernst & Young Foundation
Americas Director | University Relations | Ernst & Young LLP

Ellen Glazerman is the Executive Director of the Ernst & Young Foundation, and the America’s Director of University Relations for Ernst & Young LLP. She also supports a variety of initiatives within the firm’s Office of Public Policy. She joined Ernst & Young LLP in May of 1993 as the Director of the Ernst & Young Foundation.

William Boulding

William Boulding

Dean and J.B. Fuqua Professor of Business Administration | Fuqua School of Business | Duke University

William Boulding is the Dean and J.B. Fuqua Professor of Business Administration at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. His previous roles at Fuqua include Deputy Dean, Senior Associate Dean for Programs, Associate Dean for the Daytime MBA program, Area Coordinator for the Marketing faculty, Co-Director of the Teradata Center for Customer Relationship Management, and the executive education Academic Program Director for both the Marketing Leadership Forum and the Advanced Management Program.

Jim Brady

Jim Brady

Partner | Deloitte & Touche LLP

Jim Brady graduated from Bryant University, Rhode Island in 1981 and is a CPA. Jim has more than 31 years of business and leadership experience, which has included a number of senior executive roles at Deloitte including: Central Atlantic Regional Managing Partner, Southeast Regional Managing Partner, and U.S. Audit Talent Leader. Jim currently serves as the US National Audit Leader—Growth Enterprise Services at Deloitte.

Tom Buiocchi

Tom Buiocchi

Silicon Valley Executive

Mr. Tom Buiocchi has been Chief Executive Officer and President of Data Robotics Inc. since December 2009. Mr. Buiocchi has been an Executive in Residence of Mohr Davidow Ventures (Partnership; Venture Capital & Private Equity industry) since March 2009. He serves as Advisor of Virsto Software Corporation. He served as Vice President of Marketing at Brocade Communications from 2003 to January 2009 for 6years and as Vice President for Marketing at Brocade Brocade (Computer Networking industry) from 2002 to 2009 for seven years.

Sangeet Chowfla

Sangeet Chowfla

President & Chief Executive Officer | Graduate Management Admission Council

Sangeet Chowfla has more than 32 years' experience in P&L Management, General Management, Product Management, International Business Development and Venture Capital investment, gained in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, India and the Middle East. His particular area of expertise is the management of high-growth enterprises, the creation of high performance teams and the internationalization of business.

Dina Dommett

Dina Dommett

Executive Director, Leadership Programmes | London Business School 

Dina Dommett ’93 PhD (Italian) is Executive Director, Leadership Programmes, at the London Business School. Within three years of completing her Yale PhD, she began a successful career in management education, working mainly at top business schools (Columbia, NYU Stern, London School of Economics, Duke Corporate Education, and now London Business School) as well as consulting and technology firms Monitor and Marconi plc. She credits her creative three year stint at the Museum of Television & Radio—first as an unpaid intern, then in the education department—for helping her make the transition from an academic to a professional in business education.

Sean Furguson

Sean O. Ferguson

Associate Dean of Master Programs | The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Sean O. Ferguson is a global higher education executive with a diverse combination of professional experiences. Currently, Mr. Ferguson is the Associate Dean of Master’s Programs and Director of MBA Programs at the HKUST School of Business and Management. In this capacity, he responsible for leading the MBA programs and providing oversight for the school’s various master degree programs.

Kenneth Freeman

Kenneth Freeman 

Allen Questrom Professor & Dean | Boston University School of Management | Boston University

Kenneth W. Freeman joined Boston University as the Allen Questrom Professor and Dean of Boston University School of Management in 2010. Ken is currently a director of Accellent. He has previously served on the boards of HCA, Masonite (chairman), TRW (lead director), Dow Corning Corporation, Ciba-Corning Corporation, Fleet Bank of New York, and the Corning Incorporated Foundation.

J. Michael Harding

J. Michael Hardin, PhD

Dean & Professor of Statistics | Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration | The University of Alabama

Dr. Hardin has authored or co-authored more than 80 papers in various journals. He is the author or co-author of over 150 abstracts presented at national meetings and has given over 75 invited lectures or talks. He is an instructor and consultant for the SAS Institute in the areas of data mining and time series analysis. He is Adjunct Professor of Biostatistics and Adjunct Professor of Health Informatics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is a member of numerous professional associations including the American Statistical Association, the Biometric Society, and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.

Kate Klepper

Kate Klepper

Associate Dean, Graduate Business Programs | D'Amore-McKim School of Business | Northeastern University

Before returning to Northeastern as Director, Ms. Klepper was dean of graduate admissions at Babson College. During her tenure, BusinessWeek rated Babson one of the top 30 MBAs in the US, US News & World Report rated the MBA in the top 50 and Princeton Review rated it the #1 MBA program for women. While at Babson, Ms. Klepper was a founding member and treasurer of the Forte Foundation, an organization dedicated to inspiring women business leaders. Ms. Klepper has been the primary representative to the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) throughout her career. She is also a member of the scholarship advisory board of Military MBA.

Xiongwen Lu

Xiongwen Lu

Professor & Dean  | Fudan University

Dr. Xiongwen Lu serves as a Professor and the Dean of the School of Management of Shanghai Fudan University. Dr. Lu is an Honorable Professor of the University of Hong Kong and Norwegian School of Management and serves as a Director of Chinese Marketing Research Center at Fudan University. Dr. Lu's teaching and research interests cover marketing in China as an immature market, Internet marketing in China, service marketing, corporate reorganization, and change management. He has authored four books and published over three dozens of research papers.

Toby McChesney

Toby McChesney

Assistant Dean of Graduate Recruiting & Student Services | J. Mack Robinson College of Business | Georgia State University

Toby McChesney is Assistant Dean of Graduate Recruiting and Student Services at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. In his role Toby is responsible for recruitment, admissions, and student services for the Flex MBA, Professional MBA, FastTrak MS, Executive MS and Specialized MS programs. In total he works with 20 MS programs and three MBA programs that enroll roughly 1,800 students. Toby joined the Robinson College of Business in 2008 as Director of the Professional MBA Program.

Christina Poon

Christine Poon

Dean | The Fisher College of Business | The Ohio State University

Christine A. Poon was appointed dean and John W. Berry, Sr. Chair in Business at The Ohio State University Max M. Fisher College of Business in April 2009. Poon comes to Fisher after a 30-year career in the health-care industry, most recently as vice chairman and worldwide chairman of Pharmaceuticals at Johnson & Johnson. She served as a member of the company’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee and was responsible for managing the pharmaceutical businesses of the company. Her areas of expertise include domestic and international business operations and sales and marketing.


Ajit Rangnekar

Dean | Indian School of Business

Ajit Rangnekar is the Dean of the Indian School of Business (ISB). Prior to taking charge as the Dean, he was the Deputy Dean of the School from March 2003. Before joining the ISB, Rangnekar was the Country Head, first for Price Waterhouse Consulting and then for PwC Consulting, in Hong Kong and the Philippines. He was head of the Telecom and Entertainment Industry Consulting practice for PwC in East Asia (China to Indonesia).


Donna Rapaccioli

Dean of the Gabelli School of Business | Dean of Business Faculty | Graduate School of Business Administration | Fordham University

Dr. Donna Rapaccioli is Dean of Business Faculty, Dean of the Gabelli School of Business, and interim Dean of the Graduate School of Business Administration at Fordham University, where she holds the rank of University Professor. As an administrator, Dr. Rapaccioli has earned a reputation for creating academic programs that emphasize applied learning, a global perspective, interdisciplinary thinking, and strong ties with industry. Her philosophy centers on business with purpose, grounded in the Jesuit-influenced principle that commerce should advance society in a greater way.

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