Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School
Bob Higgins is a Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School and a Founder and General Partner at Causeway Media Partners. Causeway is focused on backing young growth companies in sports media. Mr. Higgins is also Founding Partner at Highland Capital Partners. He created and currently teaches a course at HBS called Entrepreneurship in Healthcare IT and Services (EHITS). In addition, he has served as a director of the National Venture Capital Association and as President of the New England Venture Capital Association. Earlier, he was the Executive Director of the John A. Hartford Foundation in New York, a private foundation that supports programs in medical research and health care management. He managed two other New York foundations prior to the Hartford Foundation: the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation and the Florence Vanderbilt Burden Foundation. Mr. Higgins served in Washington as the Assistant to the head of the International Division of the Treasury and as Assistant to the Secretary of Commerce. Prior to going to Washington, he was on active duty in the Army as an officer at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Mr. Higgins is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He graduated from the Harvard Business School and Harvard College.