is an Associate Professor of business administration at the Tuck School of Business. For ten years, Adner served on the faculty at INSEAD, where he was the Akzo-Nobel Fellow of Strategic Management and Associate Professor of Strategy and Management. At INSEAD, Adner was awarded the institution’s Outstanding Teacher award five times (2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005). In 2011, he was honored with the Tuck School’s inaugural Award for Teaching Excellence for his courses on innovation strategy.
is a current undergraduate (class of ’15) from Tucson, Arizona. After graduating high school, David enlisted in the Marines where he served as a chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear defense specialist and later as an intelligence analyst. During his time in the Marines, David conducted humanitarian operations in the Philippines and was stationed in Okinawa, Japan and Yuma Arizona. An injury left David unable to continue his Marine Corps career. He subsequently enrolled in Dartmouth College. He is interested in foreign policy and elected politics.
Dartmouth ’82, is the co-founder of TPG Capital, one of the largest private equity firms in the world. TPG has been a lead equity investor in many companies, including Burger King Brands, Creative Artist Agency, Continental Airlines, Debenhams, Del Monte Foods, Ducati Motorcycles, IMS Health, J. Crew Group, and Lenovo Group Limited. Coulter also serves on the Board of Trustees for both Dartmouth College and Stanford University.
is a current undergraduate (class of ’15) at Dartmouth. Through previous research, Riley discovered a novel cancer vaccination technique, and founded Immudicon LLC, a biotechnology company focused on cancer immunotherapy. For his research, Riley was recognized as an International Finalist for BioGENEius Challenge. Riley also heads many entrepreneurship initiatives at Dartmouth. He is co-founder of Mitosis (a non-profit student startup accelerator), serves on the executive board of the Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Society, and is a fellow of the international Kairos Society of entrepreneurs.
is an Adjunct Professor of business administration at the Tuck School of Business and founding director of the Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network. Fairbrothers also serves as the founding chair of the Dartmouth Regional Technology Center. Fairbrothers founded and for two decades managed oil and gas exploration and production companies on three continents. Fairbrothers is a Dartmouth ’76.
is the Steven Roth Professor of management at the Tuck School of Business where he teaches courses on leadership and strategy in both the MBA and executive programs. He also serves as the faculty director of the flagship Tuck Executive Education Program. Finkelstein has published eleven books, including the #1 bestseller in the U.S. and Japan, Why Smart Executives Fail, which was featured on Fortune’s list of Best Business Books. His follow-up book, Think Again: Why Good Leaders Make Bad Decisions and How to Keep it From Happening to You, was released in 2009. In addition to his books, Finkelstein has published over 60 articles in major journals regarding strategic leadership and corporate governance.
is a Professor of bioengineering at the Thayer School of Engineering, and an Adjunct Professor in the Biology and Chemistry departments at Dartmouth. Gerngross is the co-founder and CEO of Adimab, and the co-founder of GlycoFi, Inc. (SVLSF III), serving as the company’s Chief Scientific Officer until it was acquired by Merck & Co. in June 2006. Gerngross is also the co-founder of Kreogene, an oncology drug development company, and a venture partner at SV Life Sciences. His work as an inventor has resulted in over a dozen U.S. and international patents.
Dartmouth ’73, founder of the Kelvin institute in Glasgow, looks for new applications for digital information and encourages a grassroots approach to innovation. At the Kelvin institute, Nisen helped Scotland’s premier research institutions commercialize their innovative projects. Nisen currently assists non-profits in improving efficiency through information technology. He serves on the boards of Hybrid-State in Sweden and the Upper Valley Haven. Nisen has also been involved in many initiatives here at Dartmouth.
is president of The Rockefeller University in New York City and a renowned neuroscientist. He specializes in embryonic brain development, and his research has greatly contributed to discovering the triggers of Alzheimer’s disease. Tessier-Lavigne was a Rhodes Scholar, and is currently member of the US National Academy of Sciences and fellow of the UK Academy of Medical Sciences, the Royal Society (United Kingdom), and the Royal Society of Canada.
is a current undergraduate (class of ’15) at Dartmouth. She has been on the U.S. Ski Team for 10 years and represented the U.S. at the last two Winter Olympics, getting the Gold in Vancouver 2010. She was the World Cup Overall Moguls Champion in 2009, 2011, and 2012, the World Cup Overall Freestyle Champion in 2011 and 2012, the ESPY Nominee for Best Female Olympic Athlete in 2010, the World Champion for Moguls, 2005, a 4-time National Champion, and has 47 World Cup Podiums, and 30 Gold Medals. Hannah grew up in Norwich, Vermont and graduated from Hanover High School in 2004.