John Quelch, former Dean of the London Business School, is Professor of Marketing and Co-Chair of the Marketing Area at Harvard Business School. A specialist in international marketing and author on Management, he teaches in the Advanced Management Program and in several other HBS executive programs. He was educated at Oxford University (BA), the Wharton School (MBA), The Harvard School of Public Health (MS) and Harvard Business School (DBA). Professor Quelch is the author or co-author of twelve books including Global Marketing Management (1994). He has published over fifty articles on marketing management and public policy issues in leading journals such as Harvard Business Review, McKinsey Quarterly and Sloan Management Review. He is widely quoted in business publications such as Business Week, The Economist, Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal and has appeared on CNN and CNBC.
Professor Quelch was a founding director of Reebok International Ltd and currently serves as a non-executive director of two public companies: U.S. Office Products Company and WWP Group plc, the world’s largest marketing services company. He is also a national director of the Council of Better Business Bureaus and is a member of the Massachusetts Governor’s Council on Economic Growth and Technology. Professor Quelch has served as a consultant, seminar leader and speaker for firms, industry associations and government agencies in more than forty countries. He has consulted to over thirty Fortune 500 firms including American Airlines, Apple Computer, AT&T, Coca-Cola, Colgate-Palmolive, Digital Equipment Corp., Fidelity Investments, Gillette, General Electric, Honeywell, IBM, Procter & Gamble, Textron and Westinghouse.