Class Profile

Join a network of impact.

Your peers in this executive leadership program are accomplished business leaders from both innovative start ups as well as multinational corporations. They come from a broad spectrum of industries, job responsibilities, cultures, and nationalities. This diversity leads to a learning environment that broadens your perspective and provides you with new ways of thinking. Together, you form an elite, high-performing peer group, supporting one another during the program and creating a life-long network.

Class of 2016 at a glance

  • 120 global executives
  • Broad range of sectors and industries

  • Average years of work experience: 17
  • Average age: 40
  • Advanced degrees: 48%



  • Director-level and above: 81%

  • International origin: 53%

  • Non-local (outside of driving radius): 54%

  • Employed full time: 100%





“Being at MIT puts us at the forefront of world-changing innovations. Take the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI)—the multidisciplinary research underway will transform the next generation of policy design and technology development. Being a part of the MIT community puts me in a perfect position to be a vital link between MITEI and my company.”

Ajay Mehta ’13
Project Manager
Shell International Exploration & Production Inc.