Professor Rajesh Chandy (London Business School) holds a PhD in Business Administration from the University of Southern California. His main areas of expertise include innovation, technology management, emerging markets, and marketing strategy. He has published numerous articles in journals such as Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing Science, Marketing Letters and many others. He is as an Area Editor for the Entrepreneurship and Innovation area at Management Science, and is a current or former member of the editorial boards of many top tier marketing and management journals.
Rajesh’s research and publications have received several awards, including the Journal of Marketing Harold Maynard Award for contributions to marketing theory and thought, the AMA Early Career Award for Contributions to Marketing Strategy, the AMA TechSIG Award for the best article on Technology and Innovation (twice), the MSI Alden Clayton Award for the best dissertation proposal, and the Mary Kay Award for the best marketing dissertation. He has received the AMA Early Career Award for contributions to marketing strategy research, and has been named an MSI Young Scholar.
He has provided advisory and executive education services to Toshiba, St. Jude Medical, 3M, Philips, Commonwealth Microfinance Limited, American Medical Systems, Deutsche Telekom, Bertelsmann, Hutchinson Technology, Microsoft, Mundipharma, Rexam, Wrigley, GfK, Futuredontics, Telenor, and the US and UK governments, among others. He served as a member of the US Secretary of Commerce Advisory Committee on Measuring Innovation in the 21st Century Economy. He serves on the brain trust of the Global Innovation Forum, and has been a member of the American Marketing Association’s Academic Council and its Knowledge Development Coalition. Fortune magazine described Chandy’s findings on innovation as "an unorthodox and bracing set of management principles."