John Ward teaches and studies strategic management, business leadership and family enterprise continuity. He is an active researcher, speaker and consultant on Family business, succession, ownership, governance and philanthropy. Dr. Ward is Clinical Professor of Family Enterprises at Kellogg School of Management (USA). He is an author of leading books on family business. Professor Ward graduated from Northwestern University (B.A) and Stanford Graduate School of Business (M.B.A. and Ph.D).