Saikat Chaudhuri

Adjunct Associate Professor of Management; Executive Director of the Mack Institute for Innovation, The Wharton School
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Saikat Chaudhuri has served on the Wharton School faculty since 2004, where his research encompasses high-technology mergers and acquisitions, high-end outsourcing, and technological innovation in dynamic environments. He teaches MBA, undergraduate, and executive education courses on corporate development and M&A as well as innovation management. His publications span scholarly and managerial outlets, and he has received several teaching awards from the Wharton School, besides recognition from professional associations such as the Academy of Management and Strategic Management Society. His work has been cited by leading media, and he is often interviewed or quoted by the press on contemporary business affairs.

Professor Chaudhuri has been invited to speak at corporate forums, industry events, and academic conferences across the United States, Europe, and Asia. Based on his research and experience, he has provided consulting on developing and implementing acquisition, innovation management, and corporate growth strategies for a range of technology-based companies, besides providing expert legal testimony and advising the Indian government on IT-based economic development opportunities.

Professor Chaudhuri is also the co-host of “Mastering Innovation” on SiriusXM 132.

Past Appearances

Mastering Innovation: December 13, 2018

Hosts Nicolaj Siggelkow, Harbir Singh, and Saikat Chaudhuri are joined by Ravi Rishy-Maharaj (CEO and Founder, GigSky) on the Thursday, December 13, 2018 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018

Mastering Innovation: November 29, 2018

Hosts Nicolaj Siggelkow, Harbir Singh, and Saikat Chaudhuri are joined by Nancy Lublin (CEO & Founder, Crisis Text Line) on the Thursday, November 29, 2018 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018

Mastering Innovation: November 15, 2018

Hosts Nicolaj Siggelkow, Harbir Singh, and Saikat Chaudhuri are joined by Shlomy Kattan (Senior Director, Learning and Human Potential, Pimpact Architecture, XPRIZE) on the Thursday, November 15, 2018 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, November 15, 2018

Mastering Innovation: October 18, 2018

Hosts Nicolaj Siggelkow, Harbir Singh, and Saikat Chaudhuri are joined by Louie Gasparini (CEO, Cobault) and Ken Kocienda (Author, N/A) on the Thursday, October 18, 2018 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018

Mastering Innovation: October 11, 2018

Host Saikat Chaudhuri is joined by Don Tapscott (Executive Chairman and Co-founder, Blockchain Research Institute) and Risto Siilasmaa (Chairman of Nokia and author of Transforming Nokia: The Power of Paranoid Optimism to Lead Through Colossal Change, Nokia) on the Thursday, October 11, 2018 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018

Mastering Innovation: September 27, 2018

Host Saikat Chaudhuri is joined by Beth Comstock (Author of “Imagine It Forward”; Trustee, National Geographic; Director, Nike) and Mir Imran (Chairman & CEO, Rani Therapeutics) on the Thursday, September 27, 2018 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018

Mastering Innovation: August 23, 2018

Host Saikat Chaudhuri is joined by Asheesh Birla (Senior Vice President of Product Design, Ripple) and Tiffani Bova (Sales Futurist, Global Customer Growth and Innovation Evangelist, Salesforce) on the Thursday, August 23, 2018 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, August 23, 2018

Mastering Innovation: August 2, 2018

Host Saikat Chaudhuri is joined by Howard Yu (LEGO Professor of Management and Innovation; Author of “LEAP”, IMD Business School in Switzerland) and Tereza Nemessanyi (Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Microsoft) on the Thursday, August 2, 2018 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, August 2, 2018

Mastering Innovation: June 28, 2018

Host Saikat Chaudhuri is joined by Gabe Klein (Co-Founder; Author of “Start-Up City”, CityFi) and Erik Charlton (CEO, Noon Home, Inc.) on the Thursday, June 28, 2018 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, June 28, 2018

Mastering Innovation: June 21, 2018

Hosts Nicolaj Siggelkow, Harbir Singh, and Saikat Chaudhuri are joined by Anuj Gupta (General Manager, Reading Terminal Market Corporation) on the Thursday, June 21, 2018 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, June 21, 2018

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Saikat Chaudhuri has served on the Wharton School faculty since 2004, where his research encompasses high-technology mergers and acquisitions, high-end outsourcing, and technological innovation in dynamic environments. He teaches MBA, undergraduate, and executive education courses on corporate development and M&A as well as innovation management. His publications span scholarly andRead More

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