Steven M. Boccadoro
Eaton Corporation
Steven M. Boccadoro is senior vice president of sales and marketing for Eaton Corporation, a diversified power management company. Since joining Eaton in 1987, he has held positions of successively greater responsibility in both Canada and the United States, including controller, plant manager, marketing manager, and vice president and general manager-Canada. Boccadoro came to Eaton from Peat, Marwick, Mitchell and

Company, where he served as audit manager. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from McMaster University in Ontario, Canada, and is a professional chartered accountant.

David Chen
Equilibrium Capital Group

David Chen is the co-founder and principal of Equilibrium Capital Group and a lecturer in social enterprise at the Kellogg School of Management. His focus on sustainability is a result of his work in venture capital, regional economic development and energy policy. Previously, Chen was a general partner at OVP Venture Partners. He also founded GeoTrust (acquired by Verisign 2006) and was an early team member at Solectron. Chen serves as an advisory board member for the Oregon Investment Fund (OIF). He received a bachelor of arts degree in biology from the University of California, Berkeley, and a MM from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Edward F. X. Hughes
Kellogg School of Management
Feinberg School of Medicine


Edward F. X. Hughes is professor of management and strategy at the Kellogg School of

Management and professor of preventative medicine at Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine.  Hughes founded Northwestern University’s Center for Health Services and Policy Research, now the Institute for Health Policy Studies, and served as its director for 17 years. He was also director of Kellogg’s health enterprise management program and is the founder of the School’s joint MD-MBA degree program. He played a central role in the development of the pharmaceutical/biotechnology curriculum at

Kellogg and for many years served as co-director of the biotechnology program.

Brayden King
Kellogg School of Management

Brayden King is an associate professor of management and organizations at the Kellogg School of Management. After receiving a PhD in sociology from the University of Arizona, he served as assistant professor of sociology at Brigham Young University. King’s research focuses on social movement activists and corporate governance, organizational change, and legislative policymaking. He also studies the ways in which

the organizational identities of social movement organizations and businesses emerge and transform in response to their institutional environments. His research has appeared in the American Journal of Sociology, Administrative Science Quarterly, and Social Forces.

John H. Mather
Tepper School of Business

John H. Mather is executive director of masters programs and a teaching professor in marketing at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. He previously spent over 20 years in business, most of which was with Ketchum Communications, where he served as a corporate executive vice president of marketing
information and strategy.

At Carnegie Mellon, Mather is very active with technology-based start-ups, advising in the marketing strategy area and business planning for venture capital funding. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in chemistry from the University of Rochester, an MBA from Ohio University, and a PhD from the University of Arizona.

Adam Waytz
Kellogg School of Management

Adam Waytz is assistant professor of management and organizations at the Kellogg School of Management. His research uses methods from social psychology and cognitive neuroscience to investigate processes related to social influence, social connection, meaning-making and ethics. Waytz is the 2008 recipient of the Theoretical Innovation Award from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology and received a National Service Research Award from the National Institute of Health to complete a post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard University. He holds a bachelor of arts degree in psychology from Columbia University and a PhD in social psychology from the University of Chicago.

Stephen Wilson
CF Industries Holdings, Inc.

Stephen Wilson is the chairman, president and chief executive officer of CF Industries Holdings, Inc., a leading fertilizer manufacturer and one of the largest publicly-traded companies in the Chicago area. He was formerly with Inland Steel Company. Wilson is also president, chief executive officer and chairman of Terra Nitrogen GP; chairman of the International Plant Nutrition Institute; and a director at Ameren Corporation, where he holds additional roles. He is a member of the Business Roundtable, Florida Council of 100, and the Economic Club of Chicago. Wilson received a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University in sociology and is a CPA.