College of Business
Corporate & Executive Education

Dan DeHayes

Faculty Partner

Areas of Expertise

  • Executive Coaching and Consulting
  • Strategic Planning & Execution
  • Change/Transition Management
  • Family Business Succession Planning
  • Mergers, Acquisitions, Restructuring and Global Diversification
  • Leadership Selection & Development

DeHayes is Professor Emeritus of Business Administration at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in Bloomington, serving on the full-time faculty from 1969 until 2005. Since "retirement," he has taught entrepreneurship courses at IUPUI and a strategic management course at Butler. DeHayes has received 17 awards for teaching excellence.

In addition to his academic duties, DeHayes held a variety of administrative duties at Indiana University.  From 1989-98, DeHayes served as the Founding Director of the Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.  He was designated "Supporter of Entrepreneurship" by Ernst & Young in June 1999.

DeHayes is the author of several dozen cases, scholarly papers, journal articles, and research monographs. He is a co-author of a forthcoming 2011 text Managing Information Technology: What Managers Need to Know, seventh edition. He regularly acts as principal investigator for field studies, recently focusing on company performance assessment and competitive intelligence of privately-held companies. 

Daniel W. DeHayes is Managing Principal of DeHayes & Associates, Inc. and a Principal with the Meridian Consulting Group, llc. He assists clients with strategic direction setting and implementation, leadership development, organizational performance assessment, and the leadership of entrepreneurial ventures. He is an experienced consultant, board member, and organizational leader.

Dan currently serves as Executive Director of The Alliance: a Forum of Indiana Business Leaders, an membership organization of senior leaders of privately-held firms. 

During his career, DeHayes has served on 11 Boards of Directors or Managers of privately held companies.  DeHayes has also provided leadership in the creation and growth of 14 companies.

Early in his career, DeHayes was Assistant Professor and U.S. Army Captain, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, where he taught courses in quantitative decision making and defense systems analysis. He also worked at Harvard, Notre Dame, and The Ohio State University. He holds the B.Sc. degree in Mathematics and Computer Science and the MBA and Ph.D. degrees in Marketing and Logistics, all from The Ohio State University.