Senior Associate Dean for Executive MBA and Global Programs & Senior Lecturer
David Bach is senior lecturer in global business and politics. His research and teaching focuses on business-government relations, nonmarket strategy, and market regulation in a globalizing world economy, with particular emphasis on the regulation of financial markets.
Bach has published widely in leading academic journals and in practitioner publications including the Sloan Management Review
, the Financial Times
, HBR blog, BizEd
, Forbes India
, Business Strategy Review
, and the Conference Board Review
. His work on the nexus of business and politics has twice earned him a spot as "one to watch" for the Thinkers 50 ranking of leading global business thinkers. In 2011, he was named one of the top 40 business school professors under 40 and was selected as one of the top 50 business school professors to follow on Twitter. He has won numerous awards for his teaching and for his case studies on companies including BP, Endesa, Starbucks, and Playboy.
As senior associate dean for executive MBA and global programs, Bach leads Yale SOM's executive MBA programs, the new Master of Advanced Management degree program, and global opportunities, including spearheading Yale SOM's involvement with the Global Network for Advanced Management.
Prior to joining Yale SOM, Bach was professor of strategic management (with tenure) and dean of programs at IE Business School in Madrid, Spain. As dean of programs he was responsible for the schoolís portfolio of approximately 20 masterís degree programs and an internal staff of 70 team members, driving program innovation, and ensuring academic rigor and operational excellence. He also served as the academic director of the IE Brown Executive MBA. He oversaw the schoolís Learning Innovation division, which develops IEís acclaimed suite of online learning tools and produces pioneering multimedia materials.
A native of Germany, Bach received his PhD and MA from the University of California, Berkeley, and holds a BA from Yale University. Selected Articles
"What Every CEO Needs to Know about Nonmarket Strategy" (with David Allen), Sloan Management Review
"Governing Lipitor and Lipstick: Capacity, Sequencing, and Power in International Pharmaceutical and Cosmetics Regulation" (with Abe Newman), Review of International Political Economy
"Transgovernmental Networks and Domestic Policy Convergence: Evidence from Insider Trading Regulation" (with Abe Newman), International Organization
"Varieties of Cooperation: The Domestic Institutional Roots of Global Governance," Review of International Studies
BA Yale University
MA University of California, Berkeley
PhD University of California, Berkeley