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Richard Goulding

  • Senior Lecturer
Academic Division: Operations and Information Management

Bio

Richard Goulding teaches at Babson College in Technology, Innovation, & Operations Management. He is also Faculty Director of the Master's in Management & Entrepreneurial Leadership program at F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business. 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 and investment responsibilities in: Technology Private Equity Consumer Packaged Goods Advanced Building Systems Food & Agriculture Industrial Chemicals Richard has also advised more than twenty firms ranging from labs & start-ups to large, multi-market enterprises, leveraging particular expertise in new venture & mid-market board governance. Throughout his career, Richard has focused venture investment - and its implications - into critical operating domains and shifting boundaries of the firm. He has leveraged a focused, disruptive equity approach into established industry sectors such as consumer products, natural resources, and agriculture. Richard's research areas of interest include: Managing new venture risk The operating model & network implications of disruptive technology Innovation infrastructure in ancient & modern urban centers Aligning institutional & executive interpretations of venture risk Scaling Lean Ventures & Family Enterprise Richard lives in Scituate, MA with his wife and five children.

Academic Degrees

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

Awards & Honors

  • 2021 — Kennedy Award Finalist, Olin Graduate School of Business
  • 2019 — Kennedy Award Finalist, FW Olin Graduate School of Business
  • 2018 — Most Impactful Faculty, Babson Alumni Network
  • 2017 — Life Coach of the Year Nominee, Campus Activities Board
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Courses

  • Degree Courses 2022

    • SME 2002 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
    • OIM 3536 SCALING LEAN VENTURE
    • OIM 7572 SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
  • Degree Courses 2021

    • OIM 7800 OPERATIONS AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
    • OIM 6111 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
    • SME 2002 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
    • MSM 6120 DES THINKING OPS
    • OPS 6110 OPERATIONS MANAGEMEN
    • OPS 7572 SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEM

Department & College Wide Services

  • Institute for Family Entrepreneurship Faculty Task Force (2015 - Present)