Richard Goulding

Lecturer

Academic Division: TOIM

Bio

Richard Goulding is Lecturer at Babson College in Technology, Innovation, & Operations Management. Richard’s professional background spans senior executive positions in Strategy & Development, Operations, and Private Equity Investment in public and privately held firms. He has held key operating roles at Procter & Gamble, Fidelity Strategic Investments (now Devonshire Investors), Ocean Spray Cranberries among others He has also advised more than twenty firms ranging from start-ups to large, multi-market enterprises, with Board appointments distinguished by particular expertise in governance, strategy deployment, and new venture risk. Throughout his career, Richard has focused on the investment of risk capital, its implications on critical operating activities and on the boundaries of the firm. He has leveraged a focused, 'disruptive equity' approach into industry sectors such as consumer products, natural resources, building systems, healthcare and technology. Richard's leadership experience within these sectors has led to the conception, funding, commercialization and growth of a half dozen new ventures. Richard’s research areas of interest include: • Managing new venture risk: Institutional vs Operational perspectives • Operating model & network implications of disruptive technologies • Innovation infrastructure in urban centers • Inter-generational succession, translation & transformation of the Family Enterprise He has lectured at the Sloan School of Business in Cambridge, MA as part of Sloan’s Entrepreneurial Strategy and Operations curriculums. Richard lives in Scituate, MA with his wife and five children.

Academic Degrees

  • MBA, Harvard Business School
  • BS, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Courses

Degree Courses 2016-2017

  • MIS 3535: SCALING LEAN VENTURE AND FAMILY BUSINESS

Degree Courses 2015-2016

  • OPS 7572: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
  • OPS 6100: DELIVERING VALUE THROUGH OPERATIONS

Service

  • Institute for Family Entrepreneurship Faculty Task Force
    (current)