Amir is an assistant professor of strategic management at Purdue University. His areas of interest center around high-technology entrepreneurship. His current research focuses on how business advice affects early firm development and growth. Before joining Purdue, Amir founded and led the R&D group at the Creative Destruction Lab.

The findings from Amir’s research are featured in The Economist, Globe and Mail, and Frankfurter Allgemeine. His work has also received grants and awards, such as the Royal Bank of Canada’s Borealis AI Fellowship, the Government of Canada’s Strategic Innovation Fund, and the Heizer Dissertation Award.

Amir completed his doctoral studies at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. He is an avid skier, violinist, pianist, and private pilot.