Russell Ness, Ness Consulting
Russell Ness is lecturer, entrepreneurship programme supervisor, and Executive-in-Residence for Auckland University of Technology's (New Zealand) MBA programme. He is also director of Ness Consulting and has served as director and head of Arthur Andersen's Human Capital Division and as a national training manager for Telecom NZ. Active in the civic and arts community, he spent his early career as an author, illustrator, and artistic director and now serves on several community boards including Volunteering NZ and The Wilson Home Trust.
JD Schramm, Stanford Graduate School of Business
JD Schramm combines over 20 years of professional training and development experience with his personal expertise in Management Communication to design and deliver a variety of highly interactive courses for MBA students at Stanford. In 2012 Schramm completed his Ed.D. through the Executive Doctorate Program in Higher Education at the University of Pennsylvania. His dissertation focused on the study of curricular innovation in MBA programs, revealing a nine-point framework indicating what schools of management should strive to be, do, and have in order to foster and sustain curricular innovation.
Jacque Anderson, Center for Character Based Leadership
Jacque Anderson is a consultant with the Center for Character Based Leadership. Prior to joining the Center, she served as the Chief Learning Officer for McGladrey, the 5th largest Accounting, Tax, and Consulting firm in the US. Earlier in her learning career, Jacque led the efforts to rebuild the custom Executive Programs business at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. In addition to her work in learning and professional development, Jacque has over fifteen years of experience in finance leadership roles at both Pillsbury and GE. Jacque received her BBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her MBA from the University of Chicago.
Henry Eyring, Brigham Young University
Henry Eyring is Advancement Vice President at Brigham Young
University-Idaho and author of the book, The Innovative University: Changing
the DNA of Higher Education from the Inside Out with Clayton Christensen. From
1998-2002 he was the director of Brigham Young University's MBA program.
Stuart Kaplan, Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting
Stuart Kaplan is the Global Chief Operating Officer and Education Industry lead for Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting. As Global COO, Mr. Kaplan is a leader in the Firm's evolution to an integrated leadership and talent solutions consultancy. As Global Education Industry lead, Mr. Kaplan works with universities and business schools around the globe to define and implement leadership development strategies and programs. Mr. Kaplan earned an MBA degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and a BBA from the University of California, Davis.
Jackson Nickerson, Washington University in St. Louis
Jackson Nickerson is the Frahm Family Professor of Organization and Strategy at the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, Senior Scholar in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution, and the Associate Dean and Director of the Brookings Executive Education. An award-winning researcher and professor, Jackson specializes in developing leadership abilities in the areas of strategic thinking, critical thinking, leading change, and innovation.
Casey Rasata, Eaton Corporation
Casey Rasata is currently the Global University Relations Manager at Eaton Corporation. Prior to her global role, Casey was responsible for University Relations for North America, was a Campus Manager and was a Development Program Manager for both the MBA level Global Leadership Development Program and the undergraduate level Financial Leadership Development Program. In these roles she has built and executed MBA recruiting strategies, established campus teams, and managed and promoted the Eaton brand at target universities. Casey holds a BA in accounting from Ohio University and an MBA from Cleveland State University.