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Willy C. Shih

Professor of Management Practice

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Willy C. Shih Biography

Willy Shih is a Professor of Management Practice, having joined Technology and Operations Management in January 2007. He teaches Technology and Operations Management in the first year required curriculum, as well as Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise in the second year elective curriculum. He also teaches in the Executive Education program.

Prior to joining the Harvard Business School, Willy spent 18 years in the computer industry, 14 at IBM, mostly in product development. He subsequently managed Digital Equipment Corporation’s Alpha microprocessor-based engineering workstation business, and its Windows NT and UNIX marketing operations. This was followed by a stint at Silicon Graphics Computer Systems, where he led marketing for the Advanced Systems Division and its high-performance computing systems and advanced graphics systems.

From the computer industry, Willy moved into consumer electronics. From 1997 until early 2005, Willy was president of the Consumer Digital unit at Eastman Kodak where he oversaw the establishment and growth of the consumer digital camera and associated consumables and service businesses to the first $1 B in revenue. Most recently, he was an Executive Vice-President at Thomson, based in Paris, France, where he was co-head of the Technology Group. He oversaw Corporate Research, Intellectual Property & Licensing, and two smaller businesses.

Willy is an experienced practitioner in the field of intellectual property, having structured numerous IP licensing programs, with work in license negotiations and litigation. Willy has S.B. degrees in both Chemistry and Life Sciences from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley. He serves on the board of Singapore registered Flextronics International. He is the chair of the Technical Advisory Board of QD Vision, Watertown, MA.

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  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Willy C. Shih?

    Booking fees for Willy C. Shih, 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 Willy C. Shih, 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 Willy C. Shih?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Willy C. Shih 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 Willy C. Shih for your next private or corporate function.
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Willy C. Shih Biography

Willy Shih is a Professor of Management Practice, having joined Technology and Operations Management in January 2007. He teaches Technology and Operations Management in the first year required curriculum, as well as Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise in the second year elective curriculum. He also teaches in the Executive Education program.

Prior to joining the Harvard Business School, Willy spent 18 years in the computer industry, 14 at IBM, mostly in product development. He subsequently managed Digital Equipment Corporation’s Alpha microprocessor-based engineering workstation business, and its Windows NT and UNIX marketing operations. This was followed by a stint at Silicon Graphics Computer Systems, where he led marketing for the Advanced Systems Division and its high-performance computing systems and advanced graphics systems.

From the computer industry, Willy moved into consumer electronics. From 1997 until early 2005, Willy was president of the Consumer Digital unit at Eastman Kodak where he oversaw the establishment and growth of the consumer digital camera and associated consumables and service businesses to the first $1 B in revenue. Most recently, he was an Executive Vice-President at Thomson, based in Paris, France, where he was co-head of the Technology Group. He oversaw Corporate Research, Intellectual Property & Licensing, and two smaller businesses.

Willy is an experienced practitioner in the field of intellectual property, having structured numerous IP licensing programs, with work in license negotiations and litigation. Willy has S.B. degrees in both Chemistry and Life Sciences from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley. He serves on the board of Singapore registered Flextronics International. He is the chair of the Technical Advisory Board of QD Vision, Watertown, MA.

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  • How to book Willy C. Shih?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Willy C. Shih 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 Willy C. Shih, 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 Willy C. Shih or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Willy C. Shih?

    Booking fees for Willy C. Shih, 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 Willy C. Shih, 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 Willy C. Shih?

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

Willy C. Shih is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Willy C. Shih for your event is available upon request. Willy C. Shih generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Michael L. Tushman, Thomas R. Eisenmann, John R. Wells, Nitin Nohria and Marco Iansiti. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Willy C. Shih 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.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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