Adjunct Associate Professor of Management
Executive Director of the Mack Institute for Innovation Management
Research Interests: mergers and acquisitions, organizational adaptation, outsourcing, technological innovation
DBA, Harvard University, 2004; MSE, Stanford University, 1998; BS, University of Pennsylvania, 1997; BSE, University of Pennsylvania, 1997.
Consult for a range of technology-based companies on acquisition and other corporate growth strategies. Provide expert witness testimony in legal cases involving technology acquisition transactions. Advised the Indian government on IT-based economic development opportunities. Speaking engagements at various corporate and industry events.
Academic Positions Held
Consulting, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, 2004; Corporate Development, Mannesmann AG, 1998-99; Market Research, Mannesmann AG, 1997; Consulting, McKinsey & Company, 1996; Service Quality, Citibank Privatkunden AG, 1995.
Corporate and Public Sector Leadership 2005-2009
Member of Brain Trust, Digital Partners, 2002-present; Member of Advisory Council, Neel Gagan, 2000-present.
Understanding operational drivers of performance in innovation-targeted acquisitions, based on multi-method field research with leading telecommunications, software, and other high-technology companies. Investigating challenges, effective management practices, and implications for firm boundaries of R&D and product development outsourcing projects, based on field research with leading service providers.