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Richard G. Hamermesh

MBA Class of 1961 Professor of Management Practice

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Richard G. Hamermesh Biography

Richard Hamermesh is the MBA Class of 1961 Professor of Management Practice at the Harvard Business School where he teaches in the MBA Program and is the Faculty Chair of the HBS Healthcare Initiative. Richard created and teaches the second-year MBA elective, Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital in Healthcare. Previously, he was the Course Head for the required first year course entitled The Entrepreneurial Manager. In addition Richard participates in several HBS Executive Education programs.

As founding faculty chair of the HBS Healthcare Initiative, Richard has been instrumental in expanding the role of healthcare in MBA education and faculty research. Today, over 10% of students enrolled at Harvard Business School are pursuing careers in healthcare.

From 1987 to 2001, Richard was a co-founder and a Managing Partner of The Center for Executive Development, an executive education and development consulting firm. Prior to this, from 1976 to 1987, he was a member of the faculty of the Harvard Business School.

Richard is also an active investor and entrepreneur, having participated as a principal, director, and investor in the founding and early stages of over 20 organizations. These have included start-ups, leveraged buy-outs, industry roll-ups, and non-profit foundations. He was the founding president of the Newton (MA) Schools Foundation and served on the editorial board of the Harvard Business Review. Richard has served on numerous Boards of Directors, and has chaired the Audit Committees of two public companies. He is currently on the Boards of one public and one private corporation. From 1991 to 1996, he was the founding Chairman of Synthes Spine, Inc.

Richard is the author or co-author of five books, including New Business Ventures and the Entrepreneur. His best-known book, Fad-Free Management, was published in 1996. He has published numerous articles and more than 100 case studies. His most recent article, "Realizing the Potential of Personalized Medicine," appeared in the Harvard Business Review (October 2007). Richard received his AB from the University of California, and his MBA and DBA from HBS. He is married, has two children, and four grandchildren. His hobbies include tennis, skiing, and yoga.

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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Richard G. Hamermesh 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 Richard G. Hamermesh for your next private or corporate function.
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Richard G. Hamermesh Biography

Richard Hamermesh is the MBA Class of 1961 Professor of Management Practice at the Harvard Business School where he teaches in the MBA Program and is the Faculty Chair of the HBS Healthcare Initiative. Richard created and teaches the second-year MBA elective, Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital in Healthcare. Previously, he was the Course Head for the required first year course entitled The Entrepreneurial Manager. In addition Richard participates in several HBS Executive Education programs.

As founding faculty chair of the HBS Healthcare Initiative, Richard has been instrumental in expanding the role of healthcare in MBA education and faculty research. Today, over 10% of students enrolled at Harvard Business School are pursuing careers in healthcare.

From 1987 to 2001, Richard was a co-founder and a Managing Partner of The Center for Executive Development, an executive education and development consulting firm. Prior to this, from 1976 to 1987, he was a member of the faculty of the Harvard Business School.

Richard is also an active investor and entrepreneur, having participated as a principal, director, and investor in the founding and early stages of over 20 organizations. These have included start-ups, leveraged buy-outs, industry roll-ups, and non-profit foundations. He was the founding president of the Newton (MA) Schools Foundation and served on the editorial board of the Harvard Business Review. Richard has served on numerous Boards of Directors, and has chaired the Audit Committees of two public companies. He is currently on the Boards of one public and one private corporation. From 1991 to 1996, he was the founding Chairman of Synthes Spine, Inc.

Richard is the author or co-author of five books, including New Business Ventures and the Entrepreneur. His best-known book, Fad-Free Management, was published in 1996. He has published numerous articles and more than 100 case studies. His most recent article, "Realizing the Potential of Personalized Medicine," appeared in the Harvard Business Review (October 2007). Richard received his AB from the University of California, and his MBA and DBA from HBS. He is married, has two children, and four grandchildren. His hobbies include tennis, skiing, and yoga.

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  • How to book Richard G. Hamermesh?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Richard G. Hamermesh for both live and virtual events 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 for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Richard G. Hamermesh, 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 Richard G. Hamermesh or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Richard G. Hamermesh?

    Booking fees for Richard G. Hamermesh, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking 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 Richard G. Hamermesh, 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 Richard G. Hamermesh?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Richard G. Hamermesh 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 Richard G. Hamermesh 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 Richard G. Hamermesh or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Richard G. Hamermesh 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.

Richard G. Hamermesh is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Richard G. Hamermesh for your event is available upon request. Richard G. Hamermesh generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Thomas R. Eisenmann, G. Felda Hardymon, Nitin Nohria, Robert Eccles and William R. Kerr. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Richard G. Hamermesh for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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