Dr. Ruchi M. Watson serves as Managing Director of the Goff Strategic Leadership Center and Professor (Lecturer) at the University of Utah.
Prior to Goff, she spent eight years at the David Eccles School of Business where she led many strategic initiatives, including the Hope Corps. Prior to working at the U, Watson spent 10 years in the corporate sector at Fortune 500 companies.
Watson graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a BS in chemical engineering and earned an MBA from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University. She holds a doctoral degree in Higher Education Management from the University of Pennsylvania.