Wesleyan University, B.A.; Haas School of Business at University of California, Berkeley, M.A., Ph.D. in Business Administration.
Kira was most recently a professor at Questrom Business School at Boston University. Her areas of interest involve knowledge exploitation, firm strategy, innovation, intellectual property rights and environmental policy. She has developed the MBA curriculum on energy and environmental sustainability at Questrom, and currently leads the Sustainable Energy minor for undergraduate students.
Her research has been published in economics and management journals, and she has received various awards for her scholarly work. Kira joined the Board in 2018 and she serves on the Finance and Investment Committee.