Keynote Luncheon Speaker
Harvard Business School
Michael Wheeler is the MBA Class of 1952 Professor of Management Practice at the Harvard Business School where teaches both Negotiation and The Moral Leader, as well as various executive courses. As a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School, he taught Mediation & Consensus Building. Wheeler’s current research focuses on negotiation dynamics, dispute resolution, and ethics. He is editor of the Negotiation Journal.
Wheeler is the author of ten books, including the forthcoming, The Practical Art of Improvising Agreement. He is also author or co-author of What’s Fair? Ethics for Negotiators (with Carrie Menkel-Meadow), and Business Fundamentals in Negotiation, as well as numerous scholarly articles. Wheeler taught at MIT's Department of Urban Studies and Planning from 1981 to 1993. Prior to that he was a Professor at New England Law. He has also been a Visiting Professor at the University of Colorado and the Politecnico di Torino, Italy.
He holds degrees from Amherst College, Boston University, and Harvard Law School, and was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1969. He has been a panelist for the American Arbitration Association, and has served as a mediator or arbitrator in a variety of business and regulatory disputes.