Dr Steven Burton is the Executive Director, Centre for Executive Education at the Indian School of
Prior to his current role, Steven was INSEAD’s Global Managing Director of Executive Degrees, Assistant
Dean, Postgraduate Programmes with the Lee Kong Chian School of Business at SMU, Associate Dean,
MBA Programmes at the Karachi School for Business and Leadership in Pakistan, and Director, MBA
Programmes at The University of Texas.
Steven has extensive experience working closely with corporate executives and post-graduate students in
the areas of professional and leadership development in the U.S. and Asia. He has developed and led
sessions on career management and professional developments, primarily as they complement students
pursuing post-graduate education programmes.
Steven was a co-founder of MBA CSWP, former Board of Director member MBA Career Services and
Employer Alliance (MBA CSEA), and Conference Advisory Board member for GMAC. Prior to his career in
the education sector, he spent 20 years in the corporate world in a variety of roles including engineer, sales
manager and an executive recruiter. Dr Burton has an Engineering degree from Texas A&M University, an
MBA from The University of Texas at Austin and a PhD in Business from Singapore Management University.
Steven's areas of interest include Education – As a potent tool for transforming the human condition, re-
skilling for future and integration of data for decision making.