2017 RLI Leadership Summit Faculty

Babson Faculty

Lakshmi Balachandra, MBA, PhD
Lakshmi Balachandra is a leading expert in improvisation, negotiation and entrepreneurial pitching.  She is Fellow in the Women and Public Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government where she examines the impact of gender on entrepreneurial success in acquiring early-stage funding.

Gaurab Bhardwaj, PhD, MBA, MA
Louis J. Lavigne, Jr. Family Endowed Term Chair in Strategy & Planning

Gaurab's research, teaching, speaking, and facilitating expertise are in strategy, innovation, corporate entrepreneurship, and decision making in science-based businesses like biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and other life sciences and health-related businesses.

J. Mark Carr, MBA
Mark is co-founder and managing partner of the South Street Strategy Group, a Boston-based consulting firm that combines the best in strategy consulting with the best in marketing science to help companies develop superior growth and innovation strategies. South Street Strategy Group is a sister company of Chadwick Martin Bailey, a 25-year old top 50 custom market research firm.  Mark has 20 years of management and consulting experience spanning industries including high tech, wireless, consumer products, financial services, insurance and publishing industries. Clients have included work with large organizations such as Cigna, Vanguard, GE Capital, XM Satellite Radio, Nextel, Verisign, Marriott International, Nextel International, and Suntrust. 

Paul Mulligan, MBA, PhD
Dr. Paul Mulligan is an associate professor in the Technology, Operations and Information Management Division at Babson College. He teaches cross-functional courses that integrate the study of information technology and operations in the core curriculum of Babson's MBA program.

Scott Taylor, MBA, PhD
Scott N. Taylor is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at Babson College. The primary focus of his research is leader assessment and development.  Scott has over fifteen years of experience as an executive coach and organization and leadership development consultant.

He has worked domestically and internationally with companies in a variety of industries. A few of his past clients include Alcoa, the Boston Globe, the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Coca-Cola, Fifth Third Bank, KeyCorp, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Pemex Gas y Petroquimica Basica, Roadway Express, Sabre Inc.,/Travelocity, Sherwin Williams, and the Smucker Company. The focus of this work has been on leader assessment and development, organization development, change management, executive coaching, and performance management.

MSNBC, Business Week, The Wall Street Journal blog, Nature, the Society for Human Resource Managers, the Academy of Management, The Globe and Mail, and other media outlets have featured Scott’s research.


RLI Faculty

James A. Brink, MD, FACR
Radiologist-in-Chief at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
Juan M. Taveras Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School

James A. Brink, MD, FACR, received his medical degree from Indiana University and completed his radiology residency and fellowship at MGH in 1990. He joined the faculty at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, where he rose to the rank of associate professor, and he served as chair of the department of diagnostic radiology at Yale University from 2006 to 2013 before returning to MGH.

Cheri L. Canon, MD, FACR
Professor and Chair of Radiology, Witten-Stanley Endowed Chair of Radiology
Professor, Abdominal Imaging Section

Cheri L. Canon, M.D., F.A.C.R. completed her undergraduate training at the University of Texas at Austin, followed by medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch. After completing her residency training in Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, she joined the faculty in the abdominal imaging section.

Matt Hawkins, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Radiology, Emory University

Matt Hawkins is a board-certified radiologist and assistant professor at the Emory University School of Medicine within the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences.  Dr. Hawkins is the director of pediatric interventional radiology, and specializes in the treatment of vascular malformations, pediatric hepatobiliary interventions, and venous thromboembolic disease.  He also serves as Medical Director of both the Telemedicine Program and the Vascular Anomalies Clinic at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.  

Dr. Hawkins earned his medical degree from Michigan State University. After his residency training in Diagnotic Radiology at the University of Cinnicati, he completed a fellowship in Diagnostic Pediatric Radiology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and another fellowship of Vascular Interventional Radiology at the University of Washington/Seattle Children’s Hospital. 

David N. Louis, MD
Patholgist-in-Chief, Massachusetts General Hospital

Dr. David N. Louis is the Benjamin Castleman Professor of Pathology at HMS; chair of the Executive Committee on Research at MGH; and chair of the department of Pathology at MGH. Under his chairmanship, MGH Pathology has become a national leader in molecular diagnostics and pathology informatics, leading to a novel initiative in computational pathology. Dr. Louis’s own clinical neuropathology practice and research focuses on brain tumors, with an emphasis on the molecular basis of malignant gliomas and the application of molecular diagnostics to glioma classification. His work has contributed to worldwide adoption of molecular testing for the management of patients with these tumors.

Geraldine B. McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR
Chief Strategy Officer at Weill Cornell Medicine Physician Organization 

Geraldine B. McGinty, M.D. is a board-certified radiologist specializing in Women’s Imaging. She is the Chief Strategy Officer at Weill Cornell Medicine Physician Organization as well as Assistant Professor of Radiology at Weill Cornell Medical College and Assistant Attending Radiologist at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Campus.

Dr. McGinty attended the National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland from 1982-1988 and was awarded her MB. BCh. BAO, with Honors, in 1988.   She earned her Master of Business Administration from Columbia University in 2000.

Alexander M. Norbash, MD, MS, FACR
Professor and Chair, Radiology, UC San Diego

Dr. Alexander Norbash joined the University of California, San Diego, as Chair and Professor of Radiology in September 2015. He previously served as Chair and Professor of Radiology at Boston University from 2004 to 2015. He is an interventional neuroradiologist with an active endovascular neurosurgical practice, having an active practice since 1993 with a focus on arteriovenous vascular malformations, intracranial aneurysms, and stroke therapy. He is among the first clinician-interventionalists to develop and describe the technology of stenting for the carotid and intracranial arteries.

 Geoffrey D. Rubin, MD, FACR

Dr. Rubin is the George B. Geller Distinguished Professor of Radiology and Bioengineering at Duke University, where his academic and clinical activities focus on cardiovascular imaging and volumetric image analysis. He currently is the Board Chair of the International Society for Computed Tomography, Board Member of RAD-AID International, founding Board Member of the Radiology Leadership Institute of the American College of Radiology, Member of the Comparative Effective Research Advisory Board for General Electric Healthcare, and is the Clinical co-Founder of Informatics in Context.

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