Faculty: Gordon Swartz

Gordon Swartz, DBA

Dean, Ageno School of Business
San Francisco
Gordon Swartz

Dr. Gordon Swartz holds a Doctor of Business Administration degree from Harvard University, a High Technology MBA from Northeastern University, and bachelor's degrees in nuclear engineering and political science from MIT.

His professional background includes business school teaching, research and administration, and strategy consulting and development of high-growth organizations. Early in his academic career, Swartz served as the deputy dean of the MBA program at the London Business School, where he was also an assistant professor of marketing. More recently, he was the associate dean of executive education at Georgetown University, where he led the design and launch of the school's Global Executive MBA programs. Swartz has been a frequent speaker at the nation's elite business schools and until recently was adjunct professor in Northwestern University's master's degree program in predictive analytics.

His articles and case studies have been published in distinguished academic journals, including the Journal of Service Research, Sloan Management Review, Marketing Management, and the Harvard Business Review. Prior to his work in academia, Swartz worked as a management consultant, providing clients with a wide range of go-to market strategy and implementation and market analysis services. As vice president of MarketBridge, Inc., he led major marketing, sales strategy and transformation efforts for Fortune Global 500 companies.


  • DBA, Harvard University
  • MBA, Northeastern University
  • BS, Nuclear Engineering, MIT
  • BS, Political Science, MIT