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Andy Zelleke    

MBA Class of 1962 Senior Lecturer of Business Administration

Andy Zelleke is the MBA Class of 1962 Senior Lecturer of Business Administration. A member of the General Management unit, he teaches Field Immersion Experiences for Leadership Development (“FIELD”) in the Required Curriculum.

Prior to joining the HBS faculty, Zelleke was Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, teaching “Strategy, Structure and Leadership in Public Service Organizations” and “Introduction to Negotiation Analysis.” He also served as Co-Director of the Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership; and as founding faculty chair of the Center’s Latino Leadership Initiative. Prior to joining the Kennedy School faculty, Zelleke taught Negotiation in the MBA and undergraduate programs at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, where he won teaching awards and led the development of an executive education program for newly appointed members of public company boards of directors.

While at Wharton, Zelleke was Project Director and a Steering Committee member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences' Corporate Responsibility initiative, and coeditor of its publication Restoring Trust in American Business (MIT Press, 2005). Zelleke’s articles on corporate governance have appeared in Sloan Management Review, Harvard Business Review, Directors & Boards, and Corporate Governance: An International Review. His op-eds on topics in leadership, corporate governance and foreign affairs have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Boston Globe, and Christian Science Monitor; he has also given talks on these topics at venues ranging from the headquarters of the United States European Command (EUCOM) in Stuttgart, Germany, to Vatican City. Zelleke has served as a consultant to several leading law firms on corporate governance issues; and is a member of the board of directors of Innodata, Inc., a NASDAQ-traded public company.

Formerly a practicing business lawyer, Zelleke received an AB in Government magna cum laude from Harvard College, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa; and a JD cum laude from Harvard Law School. He also received a Ph.D. (in Organizational Behavior) from Harvard University. Zelleke is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the National Association of Corporate Directors, and the State Bar of New York. He lives in Cambridge with his wife, Dina Zelleke, and 8-year-old daughter, Zoe.

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