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Dr. Robert Thomas Lenz

Professor Emeritus of Strategic Management, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University

Professor Lenz is a native of New Albany, Indiana. He and his wife, Marla, live in Plainfield, Indiana. 

Educational Background:

  • B.S. (High Distinction), School of Business, Indiana University, 1969.
  • M.B.A., School of Business, University of Louisville, 1972
  • D.B.A., School of Business, Indiana University, 1978

Academic Background:

  • Professor of Strategic Management, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
  • Resident Director, Program in Western European Studies, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
  • Associate Dean, Indianapolis Programs
  • Chairperson, MBA Career Integrated Program
  • Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Management, Stanford University
  • Chairperson, Executive MBA Program, Bloomington
  • Chairperson, Executive Education, Bloomington
  • Chairperson, Undergraduate Program, Bloomington
  • Lawrence D. Glaubinger Professor of Business Administration

Business Background:

  • Marketing Representative, Brunswick Corporation
  • Manager of Purchased Materials Quality, General Electric Company
  • Executive Education & Consulting Clients:
  • Rolls-Royce Plc, Whirlpool Corporation, Ingersoll Rand, General Motors, Xerox, Dow Chemical, EDS, Dow Agro Sciences, John Deere, Old National Bank, Eli Lilly, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, IARCA, Society for Human Resource Management, Indiana State Medical Association, Meeting Professionals International, IndyGo, Indiana University Global Network Operating Center, Solution Tree, Cristo Rey Network, and IU Health SCR.

University and Organizational Affiliations:

  • Faculty Partner, Lacy School of Business, Butler University
  • Program Faculty, Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame
  • Faculty Partner, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
  • Executive Director, The Alliance: A Forum of Business Leaders
  • CEO, Strategic Leadership Services, LLC
  • Certified Executive Coach, IUAA Goldsmith Leadership & Executive Coaching Academy