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Kevin M. Bacon
2012 Robert A. Fox Executive-in-Residence

I offer students a ‘tour guide to leadership’. By exploring how leaders in a variety of situations dealt with their challenges, we can each draw valuable lessons that help us shape our own approach to leadership. It is not an easy task—and not something you can reduce to a formula.

Course Taught

  • The Challenge of Leading Complex Organizations: Balancing Organizational and Social Responsibilities


  • M.S., Economics,London School of Economics
  • B.A., Political Science, University of California, Davis

Fast Facts

  • Thirty years of senior executive experience providing consulting services to public sector organizations
  • Focus: large projects that improve the quality, cost, speed of service delivery
  • Vice President, Business Consulting Services, IBM Corp., 2002–04
  • Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, 1981–02
  • Trustee, University of California, Davis Foundation
  • Trustee, California Museum for History, Women & the Arts