Faculty & Leadership Blog

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Professor Richard Bliss Receives Walter H. Carpenter Prize

Long-time Babson professor of finance, Richard Bliss, has received the Walter H. Carpenter Prize for Exceptional Contributions to Babson College. The Carpenter Prize is the most prestigious honor awarded to a Babson employee. Established in 1981, the Carpenter Prize is awarded annually to the individual who best personifies the personal and professional attributes of Walter Carpenter. Recipients…

Digital Experience Initiative (DXi)

8 Ways Digital Transformation is Changing New Product Development

Post by Ruben Mancha, Sebastian Fixson, Jennifer Bailey, Victor Seidel, Bala Iyer, Sinan Erzurumlu, and Steven Gordon Increasingly competitive market verticals and Digital Titans crossing traditional industry boundaries place pressure on organizations to innovate. Seventy-nine percent of CEO’s participating in a large-scale global survey report innovation as being their top-most or among their top-three priorities.1 At…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson’s Marty Anderson Named Favorite Professor of Top MBAs by Poets & Quants

Babson College senior lecturer in the Technology, Operation and Innovation Management division Marty Anderson has been named one of the Favorites Professors of Top MBAs by Poets and Quants. Ross Chesnick, 2017 Poets & Quants Best and Brightest MBAs, says about Anderson: “Marty Anderson, a part-time Babson faculty member and independent consultant, had one mission…

Digital Experience Initiative (DXi)

Managing IoT Security

By Steven Gordon On October 21, 2016, a cyber attack was unleashed on the Internet that nearly brought the web to its knees. The attack sought to disable the Internet’s DNS system, which translates domain names, such as babson.edu, into network addresses, such as 155.48.7.191. Without a way of doing this translation, a browser is…

Ruben Mancha

The Rise of Digital Experiences

By Ruben Mancha and Bala Iyer In the era of digitalization, physical and digital components are seamlessly integrated to create interactive products and services. Value propositions no longer come from what products are, but from the experiences they create. We are in the midst of the fourth industrial revolution—the digital revolution—and we need to regain perspective…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson VP for Programming and Community Outreach Jane C. Edmonds Takes Trip to DC with Mayor Walsh and Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce

On May 24, 2017, Babson VP for Programming and Community Outreach Jane C. Edmonds, along with the Boston Chamber of Commerce President James Rooney, Mayor Marty Walsh and 50 Boston business and civic leaders took a trip to Washington D.C. to discuss issues of race and economic mobility. The MA Chamber took a tour of the National Museum…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Professors Donnellen and Lawler Retiring

Two Babson faculty members, Anne Donnellon and William Lawler, will be retiring at the end of this academic year. Celebrate Babson faculty with your gift in honor of their service! Anne Donnellon is an Associate Professor of Management at Babson College. She teaches leadership, negotiation, teamwork, and organizational design in the Graduate School of Business…

Brianna Radicioni

Babson College Honors Faculty of the Year James Bradford and Kevin Mulvaney

At 2017 Commencement ceremonies, Babson College named James Bradford its ‘Undergraduate Teacher of the Year’ and presented Kevin Mulvaney with the F.W Olin Graduate School of Business ‘Thomas Kennedy Award for Teaching Excellence.’ Celebrate Babson faculty with your gift in honor of their service! James Bradford Undergraduate Teacher of the Year James Bradford is an Adjunct Lecturer…