Dr. Noam Wasserman

Dean, Sy Syms School of Business

PhD, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University, 2002
MA, Sociology, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, 2001
MBA, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1999
BS, Finance/Strategy, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, 1992
BSE, Engineering, Moore School of Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 1992

Dean Noam Wasserman was an award-winning professor at Harvard Business School (HBS) and the founder of a center at the University of Southern California. He has written two bestselling and award-winning books, The Founder's Dilemmas and Life Is a Startup, and a dozen bestselling HBS case studies.

At Syms, he has focused on strengthening the undergraduate program by growing the tenure-track faculty 25 percent in his first year, focusing on teaching and research excellence, making significant enhancements to the Honors program, and adding a minor in Real Estate. He has also consolidated and scaled the graduate program, including launching an MS in Real Estate and founding post-graduation bootcamps for alumni and others. He leads the university-wide Presidential Task Force on Entrepreneurship and Innovation.