Leadership Team

Outlining Success, Writing New Chapters

Business education has been an integral part of Emory University's identity for more than 100 years. That kind of longevity and significance does not come without a culture built around success and service.

Gareth James, John H. Harland Dean

Gareth James

Gareth James is renowned for his visionary leadership, statistical mastery, and commitment to the future of business education. He brings a powerful optimism and contagious enthusiasm to further Goizueta’s work, not only through the school’s stellar scholarship, but also by continuing to build strong bridges to the business community. He believes in the central role that business plays in society and the impact that Goizueta has in preparing the thinkers and innovators of tomorrow. His ambition to drive excellence and strengthen Goizueta’s future is fueled by his experience in data-informed decision making, strategy, and support.

Leadership Team

Giacomo Negro
Professor of Organization & Management and Professor of Sociology (by courtesy); Associate Dean for Culture and Inclusion

Program Leadership

The Program Leadership team is comprised of the individuals who oversee areas fundamental to the delivery of all degree programs of the Goizueta Business School. Under the governance of, and in support of the Goizueta Business School faculty, this team is responsible for students during all stages of the academic cycle: recruitment, selection, curricular and co-curricular delivery, and career management. The team will meet on a regular basis to collaborate and coordinate, and to identify arenas in which innovative integration would serve to enhance the school's academic objectives and to further its strategic themes.
Ilia Dichev
Goizueta Foundation Chair in Financial Reporting, Professor of Accounting, and Director and Associate Dean of PhD Program
Ken Keen
Associate Professor in the Practice of Organization & Management; Associate Dean for Leadership; Lieutenant General, USA (Retired)

Goizueta Advisory Board