John L. Ward
Kellogg School of Management - Northwestern University
John Ward is the Wild Group Professor of Family Business at IMD (Switzerland), and Clinical Professor of Family Enterprises at Kellogg School of Management (USA). His teaching and research interests are in family enterprise continuity, governance, philanthropy, and sustainable strategy. His MBA and Ph.D. degrees are from Stanford Graduate School of Business. Professor Ward has authored several books including the best-selling "Keeping the Family Business Healthy", "Creating Effective Boards for Private Enterprises", "Strategic Planning for the Family Business", and the just published "Perpetuating the Family Business", as well as the "Family Business Leadership Series", several cases, and numerous articles.