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: 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

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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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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