Nicolaj Siggelkow

Nicolaj Siggelkow is the David M. Knott Professor of Management at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He is a Co-Director of the Mack Institute for Innovation Management at Wharton and the former Department Chair of Wharton’s Management Department. He studied Economics at Stanford University and received a Ph.D. in Business Economics from Harvard University. In 2008, he received the Administrative Science Quarterly Scholarly Contribution Award for the most significant paper published in ASQ five years earlier. In 2013, Nicolaj was elected as a Fellow of the Strategic Management Society. Nicolaj is a member of the Editorial Review Boards of Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, and Strategic Organization. His current research is on Connected Strategies. He has been the recipient of multiple MBA and Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Awards, including the Class of 1984 Award presented to the faculty member with the highest teaching rating in the MBA classroom. Nicolaj has been involved in a large range of open enrollment and custom executive education programs on strategy, including programs for AXA, Citibank, Google, Hitachi, IBM, Merrill Lynch, Microsoft, Munich Re, Pepscio, Progressive, and Sanofi-Aventis.

Past Appearances

Mastering Innovation: May 9, 2019

Hosts Nicolaj Siggelkow, Harbir Singh, and Saikat Chaudhuri are joined by Roberto Rodriguez (Wholesale Director, Tigo), Eric Seaman (Chief Technical Officer, Tigo/Millicom), and Vinaya Varma (Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, mjunction services limited) on the Thursday, May 9, 2019 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, May 9, 2019

Mastering Innovation: April 18, 2019

Hosts Nicolaj Siggelkow, Harbir Singh, and Saikat Chaudhuri are joined by James Anderson (Head of Government Innovation Programs, Bloomberg Philanthropies) and David Kidder (Co-Founder, CEO; Author of “The Startup Playbook”, Bionic) on the Thursday, April 18, 2019 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019

Mastering Innovation: April 11, 2019

Hosts Nicolaj Siggelkow, Harbir Singh, and Saikat Chaudhuri are joined by Steve Orrin (Federal CTO, Intel) and Anand Parikh (General Counsel, Head of HR and Finance, Virta Health) on the Thursday, April 11, 2019 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019

Mastering Innovation: April 4, 2019

Host Nicolaj Siggelkow is joined by Khartoon Weiss (Global Head of Verticals, Spotify) and Rachel Glaser (CFO, Etsy) on the Thursday, April 4, 2019 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019

Mastering Innovation: March 28, 2019

Hosts Nicolaj Siggelkow, Harbir Singh, and Saikat Chaudhuri are joined by WenTao Zhang (Co-Founder, Nosoco Technologies), Tanvi Kapur (Co-Founder, Nosoco Technologies), Ishir Seth (Co-Founder, Nosoco Technologies), and Tiffany Pham (Founder & CEO, Mogul) on the Thursday, March 28, 2019 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019

Mastering Innovation: March 21, 2019

Hosts Nicolaj Siggelkow, Harbir Singh, and Saikat Chaudhuri are joined by Safi Bahcall (Physicist, Biotech Entrepreneur & Author, Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries) and Kartik Hosanagar (Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions, The Wharton School) on the Thursday, March 21, 2019 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, March 21, 2019

Mastering Innovation: March 14, 2019

Hosts Nicolaj Siggelkow, Harbir Singh, and Saikat Chaudhuri are joined by David Zhou (Head of Product, Autonomous Driving, Baidu USA) and Marco Zappacosta (Co-founder and CEO, Thumbtack) on the Thursday, March 14, 2019 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, March 14, 2019

Mastering Innovation: March 7, 2019

Hosts Nicolaj Siggelkow, Harbir Singh, and Saikat Chaudhuri are joined by Robert Graboyes (Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University) and Geralyn Breig (CEO, Founder, AnytownUSA) on the Thursday, March 7, 2019 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019

Mastering Innovation: February 28, 2019

Hosts Nicolaj Siggelkow, Harbir Singh, and Saikat Chaudhuri are joined by Deepa Prahalad (Author) and Tanya Berman (Vice President, Chocolate Category, Mars Wrigley Confectionery U.S.) on the Thursday, February 28, 2019 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019

Mastering Innovation: February 21, 2019

Hosts Nicolaj Siggelkow, Harbir Singh, and Saikat Chaudhuri are joined by John Krakauer (Co-Founder, Neuro Motor Innovations) and Robert Sears (Managing Partner, Arion Advisors) on the Thursday, February 21, 2019 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019

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