People

A Resource for Your Career

Meet the Team

Teacher-scholars and practitioners on the leading edge of theory and practice.

Center Team

Tuck Faculty

Ron Adner

Nathaniel D’1906 and Martha E. Leverone Memorial Professor of Business Administration

Ron Adner’s award-winning research and teaching introduce a new perspective on value creation and competition when industry boundaries break down in the wake of ecosystem disruption.  His two books, The Wide Lens: What Successful Innovators See that Others Miss (2012) and Winning the Right Game: How to Disrupt, Defend, and Deliver in a Changing World (forthcoming, October 2021) have been heralded as landmark contributions to the strategy literature.  Clayton Christensen (Innovator’s Dilemma) described his work as “Path-breaking,” and Jim Collins (Good to Great) has called him “One of our most important strategic thinkers for the 21st century.”

Read full bio

Trip Davis D’90

Adjunct Professor of Business Administration

 entrepreneur, executive, investor

Read full bio

Philip J. Ferneau D’84, T’96

Adjunct Professor of Business Administration

Areas of expertise: Venture capital, entrepreneurship

Read full bio

Peter N. Golder

Professor of Marketing; Faculty Director, TuckGO

Peter Golder teaches the marketing core course and an elective course in Global Marketing. His research on market entry timing, new products, long-term market leadership, and quality has won many best paper or best book awards including several of the most prestigious awards in the field.

Read full bio

Daniella Reichstetter T’07

Adjunct Professor of Business Administration; Executive Director, Center for Entrepreneurship

Daniella Reichstetter is the executive director of Tuck's Center for Entrepreneurship and an adjunct professor at the school. She has 15 years of experience running various divisions of early-stage companies. She was the founder and CEO of Gyrobike (a Thayer technology), an early hire at Method, Jetboil, and Belcampo. Prior to working in entrepreneurship, she worked as an investment banker in equity private placements. She serves on the boards of directors for several early-stage companies.  

Daniella graduated cum laude from Georgetown University with a BS in Spanish and business. She received her MBA from Tuck, where she was the recipient of the Arnold F. Adams, Jr. Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship.

At Tuck, Daniella leads the Center for Entrepreneurship, co-teaches the Entrepreneurial Thinking and Social Entrepreneurship courses, co-leads a Global Insight Expedition to Armenia, and advises Onsite and First-Year Project teams. She co-founded and co-directs the Tuck Startup Incubator where she also serves as a team advisor.

Read full bio

Morten Sorensen

Associate Professor

Professor Sørensen conducts research in the areas of entrepreneurial finance, venture capital, and private equity and focuses on understanding the behavior, performance, and economic effects of venture capital and private equity in individual transactions and in the broader economy. His studies have investigated the risks, returns, and illiquidity inherent in venture capital, private equity, and other alternative investments; the effects of private equity and venture capital investments on individual companies and for industries; and the role of management in venture capital and buyout deals. His research has been presented at numerous universities and conferences, has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Financial Times, Bloomberg, CNBC, and BusinessWeek, and has been published in leading academic journals.

Read full bio

Curtis R. Welling

Clinical Professor

Curtis R. Welling D'71, T'77 is a clinical professor of business who teaches courses at the intersection on business, society and government. Prior to Tuck Professor Welling served as the president and chief executive officer of AmeriCares for 11 years, guiding the organization in delivering $9 billion in medicines and supplies around the world. Prior to AmeriCares Professor Welling worked in the investment banking and securities industries for 25 years. He teaches classes on Impact Investing, Social Entrepreneurship, Business and Society.

Read full bio

Dartmouth Faculty

Eric R. Fossum

John H. Krehbiel Sr. Professor for Emerging Technologies Director, PhD Innovation Program Associate Provost, OETT

Professor Fossum, a Queen Elizabeth Prize Laureate, is one of the world's experts in solid-state image sensors. He invented the CMOS active pixel image sensor used in almost all cell-phone cameras, webcams, many digital-still cameras and in medical imaging, among other applications. He worked at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and was CEO of two successful high tech companies and is a serial entrepreneur, recently co-founding a new startup with two former PhD students, Gigajot. See his personal webpage for more information. His interests at Dartmouth are teaching and researching the next generation of solid-state image sensors for photon-counting and gigapixel cameras. He also coordinates Thayer School’s PhD Innovation Program and serves as Dartmouth’s Associate Provost for Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer. Read full bio

Eugene Korsunskiy

Lecturer

See full bio

Geoffrey G. Parker

Professor of Engineering Director, Master of Engineering Management Program

See full bio.

Andrew A. Samwick

Sandra L. and Arthur L. Irving '72a P'10 Professor of Economics Director, Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

See full bio