Dr. Satish Nambisan is a widely-recognized researcher and thought-leader in the areas of innovation management and entrepreneurship. He is the Nancy and Joseph Keithley Professor of Technology Management at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University.
His research interests are in the areas of entrepreneurship, technology and innovation management, and product development. His current work focuses on innovation platforms and ecosystems; digital innovation and digital entrepreneurship; and customer co-innovation and value co-creation.
His research has been published in a wide range of journals including Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, Management Science, Organization Science, Academy of Management Review, Research Policy, MIS Quarterly and Stanford Social Innovation Review. He has authored several books including The Global Brain: Your Roadmap for Innovating Faster and Smarter in a Networked World (Wharton School Publishing).
Prior to joining Weatherhead, Dr. Nambisan held faculty positions at the Lally School of Management, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Lubar School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He has held visiting faculty appointments at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and at the Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna, Austria.
In 2006, Dr. Nambisan was honored by his alma mater Syracuse University with the Martin J. Whitman Distinguished Ph.D. Alumni Award.
He speaks, consults, and conducts executive education both domestically and internationally in the areas of innovation management, new ventures, customer co-innovation, and product development. He has delivered keynote addresses and thought-leadership presentations in the areas of technology & innovation management at various conferences and organizations. His clients include Microsoft, IBM, 3M, P&G, SAP, Sharp Laboratories, Singapore Telecom, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, ASAE, and the Philadelphia Science Center. Dr. Nambisan recently gave an invited Keynote address at a conference on Business Design, Innovation and Co-Creation organized by the Harvard Business Review in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Prior to joining the academia, Dr. Nambisan held executive positions at consumer-products conglomerate Unilever Plc in Mumbai, India.