Saikat Chaudhuri, DBA
Adjunct Associate Professor of Management; Executive Director, Mack Institute for Innovation Management, The Wharton School
Mergers and acquisitions, organizational adaptation, outsourcing, technological innovation
Saikat Chaudhuri serves on the faculty at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is also executive director of the Mack Institute for Innovation Management, a research institute at Wharton distinguished by a dual focus on academic thought leadership and industry impact. Saikat’s research focuses on external sources of innovation for firms, encompassing two streams: high-technology acquisitions and high-end outsourcing. His recent publications span scholarly and managerial outlets, including Organization Science, a Stanford University Press book chapter, and the Harvard Business Review. Saikat has received several teaching awards from the Wharton School, and has also been a finalist for multiple dissertation and best paper awards at the Academy of Management. He received his BSE and BS from the University of Pennsylvania, his MSE from Stanford University, and his DBA from Harvard University.
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Executive Education Programs Taught
Business Model Innovation in the Digital Age
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