Alva H. Taylor
Alva Taylor, Ph.D., has served as a director since August 2022. Dr. Taylor has been a professor since 2000, and the faculty director of the Glassmeyer/McNamee Center for Digital Strategies at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College since 2013. The center helps business leaders understand how changes in digital technology impact business strategy and corporate decision making. Dr. Taylor has been recognized for his research in the areas of innovation processes, entrepreneurship, technological change, and strategic decision making in fast-changing environments. His recent work explores the challenges of managing creative groups for sustained innovation and entrepreneurship, and how organizational learning takes place in information-rich environments. He teaches courses on strategy, innovation, and change management in Tuck’s flagship MBA, Executive Education, and Master’s in Health Care Delivery Science programs. Dr. Taylor has also served as a board member of the Cardigan Mountain School in Canaan, New Hampshire, since September 2022. Dr. Taylor earned his B.S. and M.S in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering and his M.B.A from Cornell University, and earned his Ph.D. from Stanford University. Our board values and has benefited greatly from Dr. Taylor’s expertise in the areas of digital strategy and change management.