Robert L Laud
Professor • Management, Marketing and Professional Sales
He was a Global Director and Partner at Accenture overseeing the Organization Change Practice across 100 countries. He was also Global Managing Partner for Andersen Worldline's Center for Innovation & Research. Later he led the development of Deloitte Consulting’s Innovation group, was an SVP at SRI (Stanford Research Institute) specializing in tech spinoffs, and has been advisor to the U.S. Department of the Interior.
He received a Ph.D. from Columbia University, and is a member of the American Psychological Association, Div. 14 Industrial/Organization Psychology. He has taught in Executive Education programs and conducted research with MIT, University of Chicago, University of Michigan, Brookings Institute, and the London Business School. He has written numerous articles and contributed to landmark books on leadership, organization behavior and strategic innovation. His research has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Chief Executive, Industry Week, Business Weeks Guide to Careers, Chicago Sunday Times, and others.
Management Consulting to business, consulting, government and nonprofits. Senior executive advising.
Innovation Strategy, Management, Leadership, Entrepreneurship,
Licenses and Certifications
American Psychological Assoc., Div. 14 Industrial/Organization Psychology,
Social Entrepreneurship: A Contemporary Approach to Solving Social Problems; , Journal of Global Entrepreneurship; 2018
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The changing nature of managerial skills, mindsets and roles: Advancing theory and relevancy for contemporary managers; Journal of Management and Organization; Volume
The 'Business Concept' Competition as a 'Business Plan' Alternative for New and Growing Entrepreneurship Programs What's the Big Idea; Journal of Entrepreneurship Education; Volume
Awards and Honors