Kim Clark

  • Brigham Young University – Idaho

Kim Clark is president of Brigham Young University – Idaho, a position he has held since 2005. Prior to that, he spent his entire academic career at Harvard Business School.   He joined the faculty there in 1978 and was the George F. Baker Professor of Administration. From 1995 to 2005, he served as dean of Harvard Business School. While at HBS, Kim’s research focused on modularity in design and the integration of technology and competition in industry evolution—particularly within the computer industry. He has published several articles in the Harvard Business Review and other journals, and his books include Design Rules, Vol. 1: The Power of Modularity (2000) with Carliss Y. Baldwin, and Leading Product Development: The Senior Manager’s Guide to Creating and Shaping the Enterprise (1995) with Steven Wheelwright. Clark earned his Ph.D. in economics at Harvard.