President Stephen Spinelli Jr., PhD, MBA’92
President Stephen Spinelli is the 14th president of Babson College and a successful entrepreneur, academic leader, and scholar, President Spinelli assumed the role of president in July 2019, guiding the College through its centennial year and into its second century.
A lifelong entrepreneur, President Spinelli has spent his career at the intersection of academia, business, and philanthropy.
During his tenure at Babson, President Spinelli played a number of critical and influential roles. He was an influential member of both the President’s Cabinet and the Academic Council, as well as chair of the entrepreneurship task force that contributed significantly to the College’s strategic plan. He led the charge to maintain Babson’s No. 1 ranking for entrepreneurship in U.S. News & World Report and to achieve, for the first time, the No. 1 ranking for entrepreneurship in Financial Times in 2006 (repeating in 2007).
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