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: September 5, 2019

Host Saikat Chaudhuri is joined by Mark Nathan (Founder and CEO, Zipari, Inc.) and Katie Appel Duda (Co-Lead, Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Government Innovation Program) on the Thursday, September 5, 2019 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, September 5, 2019

Mastering Innovation: August 29, 2019

Host Saikat Chaudhuri is joined by Sherif Hanna (VP of Ecosystem Development, Truepic Inc.), Brian Smith (Co-Founder and COO, Winc), and Geoff McFarlane (Co-Founder and CEO, Winc) on the Thursday, August 29, 2019 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, August 29, 2019

Mastering Innovation: August 15, 2019

Host Saikat Chaudhuri is joined by James Lewis (Co-Founder and CEO, 11|TEN Innovation Partners) and Tom Siebel (Author of “Digital Transformation”; CEO, C3.ai) on the Thursday, August 15, 2019 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, August 15, 2019

Mastering Innovation: August 8, 2019

Host Saikat Chaudhuri is joined by Christina Perozzi (Editor-in-Chief, Ingrain Magazine; Director of Education, Goose Island Beer Co.), Todd Ahsmann (President, Goose Island Beer Company), and Phil Libin (Co-founder and CEO, All Turtles) on the Thursday, August 8, 2019 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, August 8, 2019

Mastering Innovation: June 20, 2019

Host Saikat Chaudhuri is joined by Justin Barad (CEO, Osso VR) and Zoe Feldman (Director, Chobani Incubator) on the Thursday, June 20, 2019 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019

Mastering Innovation: May 30, 2019

Host Saikat Chaudhuri is joined by Mandy Birch (Senior Vice President, Engineering Strategy, Rigetti Computing) and Mitch Berg (Chief Technology Officer, Vroom) on the Thursday, May 30, 2019 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, May 30, 2019

Mastering Innovation: May 16, 2019

Host Saikat Chaudhuri is joined by Jules Pieri (CEO; Author, “How We Make Stuff Now”, The Grommet), Andrea Madden (Director, Marketing and Communications, BNY Mellon | Pershing), and Michael Partnow (Director, BNY Mellon | Pershing) on the Thursday, May 16, 2019 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019

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

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Host Saikat Chaudhuri is joined by Kaihan Krippendorff (Author of “Driving Innovation from Within”; Founder and CEO, Outthinker) and Jonathan Matus (CEO and Founder, Zendrive) on the Thursday, October 17, 2019 edition of Mastering Innovation.

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