Srilata Zaheer

Dean, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


Class B Director


Sri Zaheer is the dean of the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, a position she has held since 2012. She also holds the University’s Elmer L. Andersen Chair in Global Corporate Social Responsibility. In her time at the university, Dr. Zaheer’s research has concentrated on international business, a subject on which she has published significantly and for which she has received honors from leading business management academies.

Dr. Zaheer’s affiliations include seats on the boards of the Greater Twin Cities United Way and the Graduate Management Admission Council and previously, the Guthrie Theater. In 2013 she was honored with a Women in Business Award by the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal. She earned her BS in Physics from Madras University, an MBA equivalent from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, and her PhD in International Management from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.