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Jay Owen Light

Jay Owen Light

American academic administrator and corporate director
Jay Owen Light
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Intro American academic administrator and corporate director
Is Professor Businessperson
From United States of America
Type Academia Business
Gender male
Birth Belmont, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Cornell University
Cornell University College of Engineering
Harvard Business School
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Jay Owen Light is an American academic administrator and corporate director. He served as the ninth dean of the Harvard Business School.

Early life

Light graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Engineering Physics in 1963 and was a member of the Quill and Dagger society. He obtained a doctorate from the Harvard Business School in 1970.


Light served as the dean of the Harvard Business School from 2006 to 2010. He was appointed by Lawrence Summers, on April 24, 2006, and he was succeeded by Nitin Nohria on July 1, 2010.

Light serves on the boards of directors of The Blackstone Group, the Hospital Corporation of America and Partners HealthCare.

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