William O'Brien, MBA, JD

Associate Professor of Practice, Graduate School of Management, Clark University
Will O'Brien is an experienced business executive, change agent, consultant, entrepreneur, teacher, and attorney. He is an associate professor of practice at the Clark University Graduate School of Management. After teaching management courses for several years, O'Brien turned his focus to environmental sustainability in business. As a faculty advisor, O'Brien created two experiential learning courses. In one, Consulting with Clients for Sustainability Solutions, students prepare sustainability action plans for businesses, nonprofits, and municipalities. Through this course, student teams have created/delivered plans for over 180 organizations to help reduce operating costs and pollution and become more environmentally sustainable. In the other course, Consulting with Clients for Management and Finance, students are challenged and enabled to develop management consulting plans for clients focused on strategy, improving business performance, and enhancing competitiveness.

Education

  • MBA University of Albany
  • JD Suffolk University Law School

Contact

william_obrien@fas.harvard.edu