Len Greenhalgh is The Tuck School’s Director of Programs for Minority-Owned Businesses as well as Professor of Management. He comes from a practitioner background that includes managing purchasing in a multinational corporation, entrepreneurship, and management consulting. Born and raised in England and educated in the United States, his Ph.D. from Cornell University builds on undergraduate studies in engineering and science and an MBA.
He has been at the Tuck School since 1978, and has also taught at Oxford University, Stanford University, Cornell University, and MIT. He has done executive education in conjunction with Dartmouth, Stanford, Oxford, Cornell, London Business School, University of North Carolina, and Duke.
In addition to MBA teaching, he has done a considerable amount of executive education, research, and consulting, involving such organizations as Accenture; Alaska Investnet; Ameren; Bank of America; Billion Dollar Roundtable; BlueCross-BlueShield; Boeing; The Cherokee Nation; Chrysler; Clark Construction; Coca-Cola; Daimler-Benz; Deutsche Bank; Edison Electric Institute; Ericsson; Ernst & Young; European Aerospace, Defence and Space Co.; Ford; The Gap; General Electric; General Motors; Goldman Sachs; IBM; ITT; Jaguar; Johnson & Johnson; LG Electronics; MeadWestvaco; Merrill-Lynch; NASA; NEC; Nestlé; Nissho Iwai; Rand Corporation; Raytheon; Rolls-Royce; Siemens; Smith-Barney; Toyota; Travelers; United Technologies; US Air Force; US Dept. of Agriculture; Minority Business Development Agency, US Dept. of Commerce; US Dept. of the Interior; US Postal Service; Varian; Wachovia Bank; and The White House. He has traveled in more than 40 countries. International assignments include the UK, Australia, Germany, Italy, Turkey, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Spain, Switzerland, and Canada.
He is the author of Minority Business Success: Refocusing on the American Dream (2011, with James H. Lowry). His areas of expertise include (1) strategy and strategy implementation; (2) strategic relationships (3) entrepreneurial business; and (4) effects of globalization and changing demographics on business. He has also written more than 130 articles, book chapters, monographs, cases, and professional papers. His work in helping minority business is reflected in the Lifetime Achievement Award conferred by the Minority Business Development Agency, US Department of Commerce, his appointment as a Board Member, Minority Business Hall of Fame, and his listing among 100 Men in Supplier Diversity.