Satish Nambisan, Ph.D.

Lubar Sch of Business

Dr. Nambisan has published in a wide range of management journals including Management Science, Organization Science, Academy of Management Review, MIS Quarterly, Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, and Stanford Social Innovation Review. He has also authored two books: The Global Brain (Wharton School Publishing, 2007) and IT and Product Development (Springer, 2009).


  • Ph.D., Business Administration, Syracuse University
  • M.B.A., XLRI Institute of Management, Jamshedpur, India
  • B.Tech., Instrumentation & Control Engineering, University of Calicut, India

Research Focus: 

Dr. Nambisan's research interests are in the areas of technology and innovation management, technological entrepreneurship, and technology strategy. His current work focuses on network-centric (collaborative) innovation; entrepreneurship in innovation ecosystems; technology commercialization, and customer co-innovation and value co-creation. He teaches courses on technological entrepreneurship, global innovation management, strategic management of technology, and new product development.