Dr. Anil K. Gupta - KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Dr. Anil K. Gupta is the Michael Dingman Chair in Strategy at the Smith School of Business, The University of Maryland, USA. He also holds a Distinguished Visiting Professorship at Tsinghua University, China as well as the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and has earlier served as a Chaired Professor in Strategy at INSEAD and as a visiting professor at Stanford. He earned his PhD at Harvard University.
Dr. Gupta is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on strategy and globalization. Ranked by Thinkers50 as one of the world’s “most influential management thinkers,” he has also been named by The Economist as one of the world's "superstars" for research on emerging markets. He is also a member of the World Economic Forum’s Stewardship Committee for the Initiative on the Future of Consumption, the Bretton Woods Committee set up by the World Bank and IMF, and the CNBC Disruptors 50 Advisory Council.
Dr. Gupta is one of only 3 professors in the world to have been elected by his peers as a Lifetime Fellow of the three most prestigious bodies in the field – Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society, and Academy of International Business, with a combined membership of over 25,000 scholars worldwide. He is also the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Educator Award from the Academy of Management for worldwide contribution to research, practice, and teaching on the topic of globalization.
Dr. Gupta is the coauthor of several highly acclaimed books including: The Silk Road Rediscovered (Wiley, 2014), Getting China and India Right (Wiley, 2009), and The Quest for Global Dominance (Wiley, 2008) as well as over 70 papers in leading academic journals. Getting China and India Right received the 2009 Axiom Book Awards’ Silver Prize as one of the world’s two best books on globalization. Dr. Gupta writes frequently for the Harvard Business Review as well as MIT Sloan Management Review and is interviewed regularly by CNBC, Bloomberg TV, Reuters TV, as well as other top-tier media.