Chancellor Motley Named to BBJ’s Power 50 List of Area Influencers

Office of Communications | October 28, 2011
Chancellor Motley Named to BBJ’s Power 50 List of Area Influencers

University of Massachusetts Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley has been named to the Boston Business Journal first Power 50 list of the region's most influential businesspeople in 2011. The members of the 2011 Power 50 will be recognized in a special supplement in the BBJ in October.

“Boston is overflowing with power and leadership in all its business sectors,” said Chris McIntosh, publisher of the BBJ. “Our readers weighed in with nominations this summer, and our list reflects business and civic leaders with remarkable track records who are continuing to shape our economy.”

The Boston Business Journal’s special supplement on the Power 50 will appear Oct. 28. Joining Chancellor Motley the Power 50 list are:

  • Paul Sagan, CEO, Akamai Technologies  
  • James Taiclet, CEO, American Tower   
  • Andrew Benett, CEO, Arnold Worldwide
  • Len Schlesinger, President, Babson College   
  • Anne Finucane, Global Strategy & Marketing Officer, Bank of America   
  • Andrew Dreyfus, President and CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts   
  • Wyc Grousbeck, CEO, Boston Celtics   
  • Paul Grogan, President, The Boston Foundation
  • Christopher Mayer, Publisher, the Boston Globe   
  • Douglas Linde, President, Boston Properties   
  • Larry Lucchino, President and CEO, Boston Red Sox
  • Peter Meade, Director, Boston Redevelopment Authority
  • Bill Fine, President and General Manager, Channel 5 – WCVB-TV
  • Jerry Sargent, President, Citizens Bank
  • Gail Goodman, President and CEO, Constant Contact   
  • Michael Bonney, President and CEO, Cubist Pharmaceuticals
  • Bill Cummings, Founder, Cummings Properties
  • Bill Bacic, Managing Partner, Deloitte
  • Richard Holbrook, CEO, Eastern Bank
  • Joseph Tucci, President and CEO, EMC Corp.
  • Tim Healy, Chairman and CEO, EnerNOC
  • Abigail Johnson, President, Fidelity Investments
  • Regina M. Pisa, Chairman and Managing Partner, Goodwin Procter
  • Paul Guzzi, President and CEO, Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce
  • Drew Gilpin Faust, President, Harvard University
  • Herb Chambers, CEO, Herb Chambers Companies
  • Karen Kaplan, President, Hill Holliday
  • Ted Kelly, Chairman, Liberty Mutual Group
  • Susan Hockfield, President, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • John Harthorne, CEO, MassChallange
  • Jim Rooney, Executive Director, Massachusetts Convention Center Authority
  • R. Robert Popeo, Chairman, Mintz Levin
  • Joe Grimaldi, President and CEO, Mullen Advertising
  • Malcolm Rogers, Director, Museum of Fine Arts
  • Stephen Karp, Chairman and CEO, New England Development
  • Robert Kraft, Chairman and CEO, the Kraft Group
  • Thomas May, President and CEO, NSTAR
  • Jack Connors, Chairman, Partners Healthcare
  • Robert Reynolds, CEO Putnam Investments
  • Barry Nearhos, Managing Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • William Swanson, Chairman and CEO, Raytheon
  • Robert K. Sheridan, President and CEO, SBLI
  • Jay Hooley, Chairman President and CEO, State Street Corp.
  • Ralph de la Torre, Chairman and CEO, Steward Health Care
  • John Fish, Chairman and CEO, Suffolk Construction
  • Carol Meyrowitz, President and CEO, TJX Companies   
  • Michael Durkin, President and CEO, United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley
  • Bill Lee, Co-Managing Partner, WilmerHale
  • Toni G. Wolfman, Executive in Residence, Bentley's Center for Women and Business

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