CCoD is fortunate to have a dedicated Board of Directors composed of Darden faculty and community leaders. The Board supports CCoD in various capacities throughout the calendar year. Specifically, the Board plays a crucial roll in the annual project solicitation process. Additionally CCoD is indebted to the Board for its continued support with our consulting projects throughout the year.
Kenneth C. Lichtendahl
Associate Professor Casey Lichtendahl teaches Quantitative Analysis courses in Darden's MBA and Executive Education programs. His research focuses on eliciting, evaluating, and combining probability forecasts and modeling consumption preferences. His work has appeared in leading academic journals such as Management Science and Operations Research. He serves as an Associate Editor for Management Science and Decision Analysis.
Prior to joining Darden in 2006, Lichtendahl served as a visiting instructor in the economics department at Duke University while in his PhD program at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. He began his professional career in the beverage industry. In the 1990's, he co-founded the Tradewinds Beverage Company. In 2011, the company was acquired by Nestlé Waters North America.
Senior Lecturer Timothy M. Laseter teaches at Darden as well as an evolving mix of business schools including the Tuck School at Dartmouth, IESE in Barcelona, the London Business School, Emory University’s Goizueta School, the India School of Business, Vanderbilt's Owen School, and the Stern School at NYU.
Prior to joining the Darden faculty in 2002, Laseter was a partner in what is now Booz & Company, with concentrations on operations strategy, supply chain management and sourcing for a wide variety of global businesses. Before joining Booz Allen, Laseter worked in manufacturing operations at a joint venture between Siemens and Corning.
Laseter is the author or coauthor of four books including Balanced Sourcing, Strategic Product Creation, The Portable MBA, and Internet Retail Operations (Forthcoming) and a contributing editor for strategy+business. His academic research, published in a variety of leading journals focuses on Internet-based businesses.