David Leland Lamont

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Associate Teaching Professor; Director, Management Games

  • Carnegie Mellon - B.S. ChE - 1979
  • Carnegie Mellon University - B.S. IA - 1979
  • University of Pennsylvania - M.S., BioChE - 1982
  • University of Pennsylvania - M.S., ChE - 1982
  • Carnegie Mellon - M.S.I.A. - 1984
Areas of Expertise:
  • Strategy
Teaching and Research Interests:
  • Strategic management, international strategic management, group dynamics and decision-making structures, simulated competitive environments.
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  • Bactex Inc., currently President and CEO, 1988-
  • Leland Associates, Owner, 1985-
Other Professional Activities:
  • Venture capital, turnaround management. Involved in many start-up ventures as CFO, COO and CEO.
  • Raised more than $8 million in venture capital to fund various start-up ventures--most recently in 1996.
  • Served as board member of numerous new ventures. Restructured several companies in extreme financial distress, redirected their strategy and placed them on sound foundations toward growth.
  • Largest organization as CEO had 125 people and $5 million in sales.
  • Currently teach strategy classes in the Undergraduate program, the MSIA program and the Executive Education program.
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