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Michael Porter

University Professor, Harvard Business School

Biography

BSE (Hons) in Aerospace and Mech. Eng., Princeton Univ.; MBA (Hons), Harvard Bus. School; PhD in Business Economics, Harvard Univ. Bishop William Lawrence Univ. Prof., Harvard Bus. School. Authority on company strategy, the competitiveness of nations and regions, and strategic approaches to societal problems. Chairs Harvard Bus. School's progr. for newly appointed CEOs of multibillion dollar corporations. Adviser to business, government and the social sector. Active role in US economic policy. Founder: The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City; Center for Effective Philanthropy; FSG. Author of 19 books and numerous articles. Awards and honours.