Len Schlesinger

Entrepreneurship Is For People In Large Corporations, Too

For Len Schlesinger, entrepreneurship is a lifestyle — one that’s integral to the success of every 21st century leader. Formed from three decades of leadership expertise in industry and academia, this belief is a driving force of his work helping students and business professionals alike.

Schlesinger is the the Baker Foundation Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. He teaches in the Field Immersion Experiences for Leadership Development program, which is designed to give students meaningful opportunities to act like leaders and translate their ideas into practice.

Schlesinger has consulted and lectured on service quality, customer satisfaction, and organizational change for more than 200 major corporations, nonprofit organizations, governments, and international leadership organizations around the world. His writings on entrepreneurship, service management, and organizational management have been widely published. He has written or co-written 12 books and numerous articles for academic audiences as well as for the New York Times, Fast Company, and the Harvard Business Review.

Schlesinger holds a DBA from Harvard Business School, an MBA from Columbia University, a BA in American Civilization from Brown University, and an Honorary Doctor of Laws from Babson College.