Ram Charan World-renowned business advisor, author, and speakerAbout Ram: Ram is a business adviser who has worked with executives and directors of many companies, including Bank of America, DuPont, General Electric, Novartis, Honeywell, and Verizon. He has served on the Harvard Business School faculty, and he teaches in Wharton Executive Education. He helps boards go beyond Sarbanes-Oxley and the New York Stock Exchange by providing practical ways to improve their group dynamics. His recent authored or coauthored books have included Execution, Global Tilt, Confronting Reality, What the CEO Wants You to Know, Boards at Work, Profitable Growth, and Boards That Deliver. His articles have appeared in Fortune magazine, including two cover stories, and he has served on the National Association of Corporate Directors’ Blue Ribbon Commission on Corporate Governance and on the boards of Austin Industries and Tyco Electronics. Executive Education Programs Taught:Boards That Lead: Corporate Governance That Builds ValueBased on the book Boards That Lead, this executive education program provides the latest thinking from some of the world’s most knowledgeable and dynamic boardroom leaders on how directors can make a leadership difference.