Ranjay Gulati is the Jaime and Josefina Chua Tiampo Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. He was previously the Michael L. Nemmers Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Organizations at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Ranjay Gulati is an expert on strategic and organizational issues in firms, including the creation and management of intra and inter-firm partnerships and achieving short term and long term growth by organic means, as well as through strategic alliances. He has also taught several elective courses in his area of expertise including: Leadership, Organizational Design, Managing Strategic Alliances, Strategy Implementation and Leading Market Driven Organizations. He has received numerous awards for teaching, including the Best Professor Award in Kellogg's International Executive MBA Program for a number of years in different programs and also the Chairs' Core Teaching Award while he was at the Kellogg School of Management. Ranjay Gulati holds a Ph.D. from the Harvard Business School; an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management; a BS in Computer Science from Washington State University; and a BA in Economics from St. Stephen's College, New Delhi.