Board Members

Lise Hammergren

BI Norwegian Business School, UNICON Board Chair 2020-2021

Ms. Lise Hammergren serves as Executive Vice President at BI Norwegian Business School. Ms. Hammergren was Marketing Director at Lilleborg, Director Orkla Brands Marketing and Sales, Assistant Director at Schibsted and European Brand Manager at Unilever.

Dr. Markus Frank

University of St. Gallen, UNICON Board Vice-Chair 2020-2021

Dr. Markus Frank is Executive Director, Head Custom Programmes for St. Gallen. Dr. Frank is well-known for his expertise in Strategic Management, Change Management, Organizational/Management.

Nora Anderson

University of Minnesota

Nora Anderson is passionate about creating a positive impact on business and society through education. With over a decade of experience in leadership roles in Management Education, her proven track record of spearheading strategic initiatives crosses three continents.

Eric Bergemann

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Eric Bergemann is a Senior Director of Executive Programs at the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he oversees a portfolio of non-degree executive programs, is active in business development, and is the Executive Education capability development leader in Program & Instructional Design Methodology and Improvement.

Shalini Bhatia

Stanford University

Shalini Bhatia is Director of Program and Business Development for Stanford Graduate School of Business. She leads the faculty engagement initiative and previously managed the Executive Education Financial Times Ranking process.

Devin Bigoness

Cornell University

As Executive Director for Custom Programs at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Devin is responsible for the design, development and strategy for the growth and success of non-degree customized executive education offerings.

Kan Cai

Tsinghua University PBC School of Finance

Kan Cai joined PBC School of Finance (PBCSF) when it was first incorporated into Tsinghua University as its 17th school in 2012. Prior to that, he was working as a senior consultant to the EDP Program of Tsinghua’s School of Economics and Management, where he was helping develop new training programs in business model transition and innovation. After the transfer, he became the director of marketing in the newly established Center for Executive Education at PBCSF.

Marina Karban

Moscow School of Management SKOLVOKO

Marina Karban has been working in Executive Education since 2005. She is a member of the Executive Board and the Head of  the Educational Programs Unit as Associate Dean for Programs, focusing on providing unified approaches to methodology of programs design, setting up knowledge management system for programs initiation and development & performing departments’ management for the full range of programs.

Katharina Lange

IMD – International Institute for Management Development

Katharina has worked in Executive Education for 10 years and has developed, designed and delivered executive programmes in Europe, greater APAC and the Middle East. She joined Singapore Management University in 2013 as Programme Director and was promoted Executive Director in 2017. In that time she expanded the volume and geographical reach of SMU ExD’s Open and Custom Programme portfolio.

Recently, Katharina accepted a faculty appointment with IMD – International Institute for Management Development, Lausanne, Switzerland; her position begins in September.

Peter Methot

Rutgers University

Peter is responsible for the strategic and operational activities related to both professional and corporate education at Rutgers Business School. He is primarily responsible for the digitization and mobile deployment of all Executive Education programs at RBSEE, as well as program portfolio development and business management.

Larry Murphy

UVA Darden Executive Education

Murphy joined the Darden School from McKinsey & Co.’s Atlanta office, where he was director of partner learning and was responsible for the learning and development of McKinsey’s more than 2,000 global partners and senior partners.

Larry has previously served on the UNICON board from 2011 to 2015 when he was associated with Ohio State University and Harvard Business School.


Marco Serrato

University of Chicago

Marco Serrato has served as Executive Director and Vice Rector for Executive Education at Tecnológico de Monterrey, leading the design and development of executive development initiatives delivered in sixty-eight countries worldwide. Currently Marco serves the University of Chicago as Associate Provost.


Bill Scheurer

Executive Director, Secretary, Treasurer

Provided executive education services for over 25 years, as Executive Director of Executive programs at the University of Minnesota, and currently as Executive Director of UNICON.