Jay W. Lorsch is the Louis Kirstein Professor of Human Relations at the Harvard Business School. He is currently Chairman of the Harvard Business School Global Corporate Governance Initiative and Faculty Chairman of the Executive Education Corporate Governance Series. As a consultant, Jay has served clients in a diverse range of companies, including Applied Materials, Deloitte Touche, Tyco International, and Shire Pharmaceuticals. He is a member of the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Global Advisory Council and The Antioch Review National Advisory Board. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Antioch College and Cambridge at Home, as well as the Global Advisory Board of the Women’s Tennis Association.
Jay is a graduate of Antioch College (1955) with a M.S. degree in Business from Columbia University (1956) and a Doctor of Business Administration from Harvard Business School (1964). At Columbia, he was a Samuel Bronfman Fellow in Democratic Business Administration. From 1956-59, he served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Finance Corps.