Daniel C. Deneffe, PhD

Professor, Hult International Business School

Daniel Deneffe is an independent strategy consultant, a senior advisor to a number of consulting companies, as well as a professor of strategy and managerial economics at Hult International Business School. Prior to going on his own in 2013, he was a consultant with Arthur D. Little, the world's first management consulting firm, for eighteen years. He joined Arthur D. Little in 1995 and where he was elected to partner five years later. Deneffe's areas of expertise include corporate and business unit strategy, marketing strategy, and pricing, bidding, and sales. Deneffe has applied his expertise to world-wide consulting projects across a wide range of industries.

At Hult, Deneffe teaches managerial economics and global strategy. Deneffe was elected Professor of the Year sixteen times, the Hult record. Prior to joining Arthur D. Little, Deneffe was a full-time faculty member at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. He has published widely in Arthur D. Little's Prism but also in journals such as Management Science, the Harvard Business Review blog, the International Journal of Industrial Organization, Managerial and Decision Economics, and Health Policy. He obtained his PhD from Cornell University's Economics Department.


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