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MBA Class of 1957 Professor of Management Practice

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 Allen S. Grossman Biography

Allen Grossman was appointed a Harvard Business School Professor of Management Practice in July 2000. He joined the Business School faculty in July 1998, with a concurrent appointment as a Visiting Scholar at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Outward Bound USA for 6 years before stepping down in 1997 to work on the challenges of creating high performing nonprofit organizations. His current research focuses on leading and governing high performing nonprofit organizations and leadership and management of public school districts.

In partnership with four foundations, Mr. Grossman founded the Going to Scale Project in 1994. This project led to the book, High Performance Nonprofit Organizations: Managing Upstream for Greater Impact, published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc and the article, Virtuous Capital: What Foundations Can Learn from Venture Capitalists published in the Harvard Business Review, both co-authored with Christine Letts and William Ryan.

In the MBA program, Mr. Grossman currently teaches the second year course, Leading and Governing High Performing Nonprofit Organizations and co-teaches a new Social Innovation Lab. He most recently taught the first year course, Leadership and Corporate Accountability. He has also taught the first year course, The Entrepreneurial Manager and co-taught the second year courses, Entrepreneurship in the Social Sector and Effective Leadership of a Social Enterprise. Mr. Grossman is faculty chair for the Public Education Leadership Project (PELP), a joint project of HBS and HGSE; he co-chairs the executive education program, Performance Measurement and Management of Nonprofit Organizations (PMNO), a joint project of HBS and KSG; he teaches in the HBS executive education programs, Strategic Perspectives for Nonprofit Managers (SPNM) and Governing for Nonprofit Excellence (GNE) and others.

Before joining the nonprofit sector, he served as a Regional Chief Executive of Albert Fisher PLC and Chairman of the Board of Grossman Paper Company, a national distributor of packaging products. Mr. Grossman serves on and has chaired a number of nonprofit and for-profit boards. He received a B.S. in corporate finance from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School.

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Allen S. Grossman

MBA Class of 1957 Professor of Management Practice

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Allen S. Grossman Biography

Allen Grossman was appointed a Harvard Business School Professor of Management Practice in July 2000. He joined the Business School faculty in July 1998, with a concurrent appointment as a Visiting Scholar at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Outward Bound USA for 6 years before stepping down in 1997 to work on the challenges of creating high performing nonprofit organizations. His current research focuses on leading and governing high performing nonprofit organizations and leadership and management of public school districts.

In partnership with four foundations, Mr. Grossman founded the Going to Scale Project in 1994. This project led to the book, High Performance Nonprofit Organizations: Managing Upstream for Greater Impact, published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc and the article, Virtuous Capital: What Foundations Can Learn from Venture Capitalists published in the Harvard Business Review, both co-authored with Christine Letts and William Ryan.

In the MBA program, Mr. Grossman currently teaches the second year course, Leading and Governing High Performing Nonprofit Organizations and co-teaches a new Social Innovation Lab. He most recently taught the first year course, Leadership and Corporate Accountability. He has also taught the first year course, The Entrepreneurial Manager and co-taught the second year courses, Entrepreneurship in the Social Sector and Effective Leadership of a Social Enterprise. Mr. Grossman is faculty chair for the Public Education Leadership Project (PELP), a joint project of HBS and HGSE; he co-chairs the executive education program, Performance Measurement and Management of Nonprofit Organizations (PMNO), a joint project of HBS and KSG; he teaches in the HBS executive education programs, Strategic Perspectives for Nonprofit Managers (SPNM) and Governing for Nonprofit Excellence (GNE) and others.

Before joining the nonprofit sector, he served as a Regional Chief Executive of Albert Fisher PLC and Chairman of the Board of Grossman Paper Company, a national distributor of packaging products. Mr. Grossman serves on and has chaired a number of nonprofit and for-profit boards. He received a B.S. in corporate finance from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School.

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Allen S. Grossman for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Allen S. Grossman, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Allen S. Grossman or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Allen S. Grossman?

    Booking fees for Allen S. Grossman, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Allen S. Grossman, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Allen S. Grossman?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Allen S. Grossman for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Allen S. Grossman for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Allen S. Grossman or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Allen S. Grossman or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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