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William A. Sahlman
Harvard Business School

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


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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
Video Teams Are More Important than Individuals William A. Sahlman HBS 00:46 05/2007
Textbook The Entrepreneurial Venture Michael J. Roberts · William A. Sahlman · Howard H. Stevenson · Amar V. Bhide - 624 pages 04/1999