Jeffrey Grossman

Jeffrey C. Grossman received his Ph.D. in theoretical physics from the University of Illinois, performed postdoctoral work at U.C. Berkeley, and was a Lawrence Fellow at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He returned to Berkeley as Director of a Nanoscience Center and Head of the Computational Nanoscience research group with focus on energy applications. Prof….


Charles Fine

Charles Fine is the Chrysler Leaders for Global Operations Professor of Management, a Professor of Operations Management and Engineering Systems, and the Co-Director of the International Motor Vehicle Program at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Fine teaches and consults widely with such clients as 3M, Accenture, BellSouth, Chrysler, Ingelheim, Delphi Automotive, Deutsche Bank Alex…


Steven Eppinger

Eppinger served as deputy dean of MIT Sloan from 2004 to 2009; as faculty co-director of the Leaders for Global Operations (formerly MIT Leaders for Manufacturing) and the System Design and Management programs from 2001 to 2003; and as co-director of the Center for Innovation in Product Development from 1999 to 2001. Prior to joining…


Eric von Hippel

Eric von Hippel is T Wilson Professor of Innovation Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and Professor of Engineering Systems at MIT.  Von Hippel is known for his research into the sources of innovation.  He and his colleagues find that innovation is shifting away from product and service producers to product and service…


Bill Aulet

Bill Aulet is the Managing Director of the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship and also a senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management. The Center is responsible for entrepreneurship across all five schools at MIT starting with education but also extending well outside the class room with student clubs, conferences, competitions, networking…


Elaine Chen

Senior Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management Entrepreneur-in- Residence, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship Founder and Managing Director, ConceptSpring Elaine is a startup veteran and product strategy and innovation consultant who has brought numerous hardware and software products to market. As Founder and Managing Director of ConceptSpring, Elaine works with innovative teams to help…