Name: Dr. Kenneth Freeman
Qualifications & Institution: PhD Department Of War Studies, King’s College, London; MBA, Harvard Business School; 2 Yr. MPA, Harvard J.F. Kennedy School Of Government; BA, Eisenhower College.
Position at Hult: Professor of Finance (Part time)
Kenneth Freeman is a Professor of Finance at Hult International Business School and is VP, New Hill Management. He has extensive international management, consulting and Board experience, he has worked with a wide variety of mature and early stage international technology related companies. Ken has extensive experience in the policy arena at the US Congressional Office Of Technology Assessment, and as a Consultant to INDIVERS Research, Europe’s 500, and EFER. His biotech experience includes as a cofounder and Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of NADAG, CFO and Board member of ThromboGenics, and CFO and VP Corporate Development Pepscan, and he has served on the Board of the Irish Bio Industry Association and was a Consultant to UCL Business. He has extensive experience in technical, business, and investment due diligence in both the US and Europe. His academic experience includes: Professor US Naval War College, Research Associate Royal United Services Institute For Defence Studies, London, Visiting Scholar, CIS, MIT; and has been a Case Writer and Research Fellow at London Business School and INSEAD, and a Guest Lecturer at Flanders Business School.
Awards and significant projects
As a CFO and/or Cofounder of three biotech companies Kenneth Freeman has raised in excess of $40 million of venture capital. In addition two of the biotech companies he has worked for or advised are now publicly listed and he has served on the Industry advisory Board of the UCL HIV Grand Challenge. He is an Independent Defence Analyst with published articles and invited to brief senior government officials in the UK and the US and been interviewed by leading press organizations on defence issues, and has worked closely with the European Foundation for Entrepreneurial Research regarding fostering entrepreneurship in Europe..
Kenneth Freeman is currently teaching Finance and Accounting courses at Hult International Business School. He was a Professor at the US Naval War College, and a Guest Lecturer at Flanders Business School. He mentored teams and served as Panelist for CASS Business school and Hult International Business School. He has been an invited speaker at The RAF Staff College, King’s College, London, MIT, IISS, RUSI, and the Polish Air Force Academy.
Selected Publications Include:
K. Freeman and J. Bates. Health IT (Case Series), London Business School, 2006
K. Freeman and J. Bates. Oxford Asymmetry International: Building a Sustainable Future (Case Series), London Business School, 2004 K. Freeman and P. Verdin. Eureko Insurance Alliance (Case Series), INSEAD 1999 "Competition Policy Across the Triad" Appendix C Multinationals and the U.S. Technology Base, OTA-ITE 612, September 1994.
“Structure of Multinational Industry”, Multinationals And The National Interest: Playing By
Different Rules, OTA, ITE 569, September 1993. “Autos And Parts”, Chapter 7, US-Mexico Trade: Pulling Together? Pulling Apart? OTA-ITE 545, September1992 “Agriculture” Chapter 10, US-Mexico Trade: Pulling Together? Pulling Apart? OTA-ITE 545, September 1992
Kenneth Freeman. “Defence procurement policy in Europe: Competition, Industrial Policy and
Restructuring”, The RUSI Journal, 12/1987.