Year 1 Required Curriculum (RC) courses and Year 2 Elective Curriculum (EC) courses at HBS and Year 2 SEAS electives will be taught by many different members of the HBS and SEAS faculties, respectively. Four of the program’s core courses—the Engineering, Design & Innovation Management Seminar; Technology Venture Immersion; Integrated Design; and the Capstone Course—will be jointly taught by the following MS/MBA Program core faculty members from SEAS and HBS, among others:

MS/MBA Program faculty co-chair

Tom Eisenmann

Howard H. Stevenson Professor of Business Administration at HBS; faculty co-chair, HBS Rock Center for Entrepreneurship; faculty chair, HBS California Research Center
MS/MBA Program faculty co-chair

Rob Howe

Abbott and James Lawrence Professor of Engineering at SEAS; Director, Harvard Biorobotics Lab; cofounder, RightHand Robotics

MS/MBA Program core faculty

Beth Ames Altringer

MS/MBA: Engineering Sciences program core faculty; Founder-Director, Design Lab; Senior Preceptor on Innovation and Design at SEAS & the GSD; founding team/Chief Design Research Officer, Piaggio Fast Forward; founder, Chef League; Principal, Ames Studio.


MS/MBA Program core faculty

Elizabeth Christoforetti

Elizabeth Bowie Christoforetti is the founding principal at Supernormal, an architecture, urban design, and research practice focused on the design of form and processes that balance contextual and cultural relevance with the contemporary imperative to scale beyond a single instance, and to reach more people and urban places.


MS/MBA Program core faculty

Alan MacCormack

MBA Class of 1949 Adjunct Professor of Business Administration at HBS; cofounder, Silverthread


MS/MBA Program core faculty

Roberto Verganti

Roberto Verganti is Professor of Leadership and Innovation at the Stockholm School of Economics – House of Innovation, where he is Director of The Garden – Center for Design and Leadership. He is also on the Faculty of the Harvard Business School, where he teaches Design Theory and Practice, and is a co-founder of Leadin’Lab, the laboratory on the LEAdership, Design and Innovation at the School of Management of Politecnico di Milano.


MS/MBA Program core faculty

Conor Walsh

Gordon McKay Professor of Engineering and Applied Sciences at SEAS; founder, Harvard Biodesign Lab


MS/MBA Program core faculty

Russ Wilcox

Russ Wilcox has 20 years of start-up operating experience, having founded three companies and raised $150 million in private capital. Russ served as the CEO of E Ink, an electronic paper company, for a decade. The company reached a $200 million run rate and was acquired for half a billion dollars in 2009.