Dean M. Schroeder

Dean M. Schroeder is the Herbert and Agnes Schultz Professor of Management at Valparaiso University. Prior to entering academia, he founded and led two companies, and as an outside CEO, led the turnaround of a third. He is the author of more than 60 articles and papers, several of which have received national awards. He served for five years on the Board of Examiners of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and is on the Board of Directors of the American Creativity Association. He has a Ph.D. in Strategic Management and a B.S. in Engineering from the University of Minnesota, and an M.B.A. from the University of Montana. Dr. Schroeder has advised companies all over the world in the management of technology, strategic management, and the management of ideas and change.