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Gautam Ahuja
Cornell University

Gautam Ahuja is a professor of management and organizations at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. Prior to that, he was at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan from 2001 to 2017 in a variety of professorial positions, including serving as the Harvey C. Fruehauf Professor of Business Administration. He has also served as visiting professor of business administration at Harvard Business School (2014-2015). Ahuja's research interests include competitive analysis, technology and innovation, globalization, and the use of inter-organizational arrangements such as mergers, acquisitions, and alliances in these contexts. His research on these issues has received several international awards, including the Free Press Award for Strategic Management (1997), the Sage-Pondy and West Publishing Awards for outstanding research in Organization Theory (1998), and the TIM Best Paper Award for Technology and Innovation Management (2003), all from the Academy of Management; and the College on Organization Science Best Dissertation Award (1995) from the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). His paper on generative appropriability received the SIEE-EBS Best Paper Award for the best paper on innovation management published in 2013. In 2016, his work on technological acquisitions received the Schendel Best Paper Award from the Strategic Management Society.