Bourgeois is an expert in business strategy, its implementation, mergers and acquisitions, and post-merger integration. He has consulted more than 100 public and private corporations, nonprofits and governments across the globe.

The author of a book on post-merger integration and two books on strategy, Corporate Marriage Counseling: Strategies for Integrating AcquisitionsStrategic Management: From Concept to Implementation and Strategic Management: A Managerial Perspective, Bourgeois has also written more than 140 cases and articles in Harvard Business Review and other management journals and is among the top 0.5 percent of most cited authors in the field of management. Before coming to Darden, he taught at Stanford Business School.

B.S., MBA, Tulane University; Ph.D., University of Washington