Monday, June 24, 2024

Prof. Venkat N. Venkatraman

David J. McGrath Jr. Professor of Management at the Boston University School of Management


N. Venkatraman is the David J. McGrath Jr. Professor of Management at the Boston University School of Management. Previously, he was on the faculties at MIT Sloan School of Management (1984-1993) and London Business School (1999-2001). He was awarded the 2004 and 2006 IBM Faculty Fellowship for his work focusing on business challenges in the network era. His research and teaching lie at the interlace between strategic management and information technology with a particular toms on how companies position to win in the digital network era.

He has been recently recognized by Thomson Financial/1Si as one of the most cited researchers In Strategy and Information technology. His 1989 eager in Management Science is considered as one at the highly c papers over the 50-lear history of the journal. His doctoral research has won awards from The Academy of Management (AT Kearney Award for Outstanding Doctoral Research) and Strategic Management Society (McKinsey Honorable Mention) and his doctoral students have been awarded prizes for their thesis work.

He has consulted and/or lectured for many corporations all over the world including IBM, Microsoft, CSC, BP, Novartis, Ericsson, Canal+, ABN-AMRO, Schlumberger, Loreal, Zurich Financial, Sony, McKinsey & Co., Visa Europe, Federal Express and others.

He writes papers for managerial audience and academic publications. His papers for managers have been published In the Sloan Management Review over the last two decades. He has also published in IBM Systems Journal (1993 Special Issue on Strategic Alignment; the Turning Points issue in 2000), Business Strategy Review (London Business School) and Financial Times. His academic research has been published in top scholarly journals such as Management Science, Strategic Management Journal, Information Systems Research, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, MIS Quarterly, Journal of MIS and others.

He holds B. Tech degree from IIT, Kharagpur (1976), MBA from IIM Calcutta (1979); and Ph.D. from University of Pittsburgh (1985). Presently, he is engaged in a variety of projects to understand the challenges of winning in the network era given the confluence of computers and communication technology.