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: 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

Mastering Innovation: February 14, 2019

Hosts Nicolaj Siggelkow, Harbir Singh, and Saikat Chaudhuri are joined by Katy Latimer (Vice President of Culinary Innovation, Dunkin’ Brands) and Ajay Anand (CEO, Rare Carat) on the Thursday, February 14, 2019 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, February 14, 2019

Mastering Innovation: February 7, 2019

Hosts Nicolaj Siggelkow, Harbir Singh, and Saikat Chaudhuri are joined by Joel Marcus (Executive Chairman & Founder, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.) and Elizabeth O’Day (Olaris Therapeutics, CEO & Founder) on the Thursday, February 7, 2019 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, February 7, 2019

Mastering Innovation: January 31, 2019

Hosts Nicolaj Siggelkow, Harbir Singh, and Saikat Chaudhuri are joined by Jennifer Dulski (Head of Groups and Community; Author, “Purposeful: Are You a Manager or a Movement Starter?”, Facebook) and Miguel Quiroga (CEO, Visible) on the Thursday, January 31, 2019 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019

Mastering Innovation: January 24, 2019

Hosts Nicolaj Siggelkow, Harbir Singh, and Saikat Chaudhuri are joined by Miguel Quiroga (CEO, Visible) on the Thursday, January 24, 2019 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, January 24, 2019

Mastering Innovation: January 17, 2019

Hosts Nicolaj Siggelkow, Harbir Singh, and Saikat Chaudhuri are joined by Michael R. Jaff (President, Newton-Wellesley Hospital) and Jeremy Gilbert (Director of Strategic Initiatives, The Washington Post) on the Thursday, January 17, 2019 edition of Mastering Innovation.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, January 17, 2019

Knowledge@Wharton: January 17, 2019

Host Dan Loney is joined by Paul Jarvis (Author, Company of One: Why Staying Small is the Next Big Thing for Business), Tucker Marion (Associate Professor of Technological Entrepreneurship, Chair of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group, Director of Innovation Masters Programs, Samuel Altschuler Research Fellow, Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business), William Kerr (Professor, Co-Director of Harvard’s Managing the Future of Work initiative, Harvard Business School), Katherine Willoughby (Golembiewski Professor of Public Administration, University of Georgia), Scott Baker (Assistant Professor of Finance, Kellogg School of Management), David Fiorenza (Professor of Economics, Villanova University), and Saikat Chaudhuri (Adjunct Associate Professor of Management; Executive Director of the Mack Institute for Innovation, The Wharton School) on the Thursday, January 17, 2019 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, January 17, 2019

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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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