William Sahlman is the Dimitri V. d'Arbeloff - Class of 1955 Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. The d'Arbeloff Chair was established in 1986 to support teaching and research on the entrepreneurial process. The Chair honors the late Dimitri d'Arbeloff (HBS '55), whose entrepreneurial skills helped make Millipore Corporation a world leader in its industry.
Mr. Sahlman received an A.B. degree in Economics from Princeton University, an M.B.A. from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in Business Economics, also from Harvard.
His research focuses on the investment and financing decisions made in entrepreneurial ventures at all stages in their development.
Mr. Sahlman was co-chair of the Entrepreneurship and Service Management Unit from 1999 to 2002. From 1991 to 1999, he was Senior Associate Dean, Director of Publishing Activities, and chairman of the board for Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation. From 1990 to 1991, he was chairman of the Harvard University Advisory Committee on Shareholder Responsibility. He is a member of the board of directors of several private companies.
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Last Updated: Fri, Sep 21, 2007
|Textbook||The Entrepreneurial Venture||Michael J. Roberts · William A. Sahlman · Howard H. Stevenson · Amar V. Bhide||-||624 pages||04/1999|
|Video||The Best Money Comes from Customers||William A. Sahlman||HBS||00:29||05/2007|
|Video||Choose Venture Investors Carefully||William A. Sahlman||HBS||00:53||05/2007|
|Video||Opportunity Recognition and Leveraging One's Experience||William A. Sahlman||HBS||04:36||05/2007|
|Video||Four Key Elements of an Entrepreneurial Venture||William A. Sahlman||HBS||01:26||05/2007|
|Video||Changing the Game||William A. Sahlman||HBS||02:35||05/2007|
|Video||Three Factors to Improve Entrepreneurial Success||William A. Sahlman||HBS||02:11||05/2007|
|Video||Characteristics of Entrepreneurs||William A. Sahlman||HBS||02:30||05/2007|
|Video||Opportunity Driven Entrepreneurship||William A. Sahlman||HBS||01:06||05/2007|
|Video||New Ventures Must Adapt||William A. Sahlman||HBS||01:04||05/2007|
|Video||Managing the Risk / Reward Tradeoff||William A. Sahlman||HBS||03:17||05/2007|
|Video||Four Qualities to Look for When Hiring||William A. Sahlman||HBS||03:51||05/2007|
|Video||Challenges of Hiring Good People||William A. Sahlman||HBS||02:05||05/2007|
|Video||Three Most Critical Elements of Venture Success: People, Customers and Sales||William A. Sahlman||HBS||01:24||05/2007|
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