Robert Calvin was an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship and Marketing at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business where he has taught courses in entrepreneurship, new enterprise / small business management and sales force management in the MBA and Executive Education programs.
He is the president of Management Dimensions, Inc. an international consulting firm specializing in assisting small businesses, start-ups and turnarounds plus assisting larger firms in sales and sales management training. Clients range from the Fortune 500 to the Inc. 100. A specialist in buying companies that are losing money and managing them back to profitability, he has applied his proven step-by-step formula for success to hundreds of consulting clients. He was the owner/manager of many smaller businesses that he bought or started and where later sold off to larger firms.
Mr. Calvin is the author of "Entrepreneurial Management, The McGraw-Hill Executive MBA Series", "Sales Management. The McGraw-Hill Executive MBA Series", and most recently "Sales Management Demystified",McGraw-Hill 2007. His "Sales Management" book won the Soundview Award for one of the 30 best business books in 2001. Mr. Calvin holds a BA from Wesleyan University and an MBA from Columbia University.