Dan LeClair

CEO, Global Business School Network


Since 2019, Dan has been CEO of the Global Business School Network (GBSN), a Washington DC based non-profit with a vision for the developing world to have the management talent it needs to generate prosperity. He also advises several education startups globally, as well as business schools in Brazil, Rwanda, Peru, India, Germany, and Finland.

Prior to GBSN, Dan helped transform AACSB from a US accreditor to a global thought leader and internationally respected quality assurance agency. His 19 years at AACSB includes three years as Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, seven as Chief Operating Officer, and five as Chief Knowledge Officer.

Recognized globally as a business education thought leader, Dan has authored or co-authored more than 100 research reports, books, and articles and delivered more than 200 presentations in over 50 countries. He was officially recognized by the UN for pioneering efforts in the formation of its Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) and is a fellow of the Responsible Research in Business and Management (RRBM) initiative.
Before AACSB, Dan was a tenured associate professor and an associate dean at the University of Tampa. He earned a PhD in economics from the University of Florida writing in game theory.
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