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Anil Gupta

Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Smith School of Business at The University of Maryland

Anil K. Gupta is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on strategy and globalization. He is the Michael Dingman Chair in Global Strategy & Entrepreneurship at the Smith School of Business, The University of Maryland at College Park.

Gupta is the author, coauthor, or coeditor of over seventy papers and four books: Getting China and India Right (Jossey-Bass/Wiley, February 2009), The Quest for Global Dominance (Jossey-Bass/Wiley, 2008), Smart Globalization (Jossey-Bass/Wiley, 2003), and Global Strategy and Organization (John Wiley, 2003). Gupta serves as a regular columnist on “Getting China and India Right” for BusinessWeek. His opinion pieces have also been published in The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Chief Executive Magazine, The Daily Telegraph, China Daily, Economic Times, and other outlets. He has also been quoted by The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, USA Today, BusinessWeek, BBC, CNBC as well as other leading media in the U.S., China, India, and Europe.

The recipient of numerous awards for excellence in research and teaching, Gupta has been recognized by Business Week as an Outstanding Faculty in its Guide to the Best B-Schools, inducted into the Academy of Management Journals’ Hall of Fame, and ranked by Management International Review as one of the “Top 20 North American Superstars” for research in strategy and organization.

Gupta serves regularly as a keynote speaker at major conferences and corporate forums in the United States, Europe, China, and India – including the BusinessWeek CEO Forum, the Global Partnership Summit organized by Confederation of Indian Industry, the CEO2CEO Summit organized by Chief Executive magazine, the Yale CEO Summit, and the Global Leadership Conference, Shanghai. He has also served as a consultant, adviser, keynote speaker and/or executive education faculty on strategy and globalization with some of the largest corporations in the world including IBM, Astra Zeneca, National Semiconductor, Marriott, First Data, Jacobs Engineering, Monsanto, ABB, Lockheed Martin, McGraw- Hill, Indian Oil, Huawei Technologies, McCormick, TeliaSonera, Metso, UPM-Kymmene, Finnair, Cemex, Penoles, and the IRI Group.

Gupta has also served as a visiting professor at Stanford University, Dartmouth College, Bocconi Business School (Italy), Helsinki University of Technology (Finland), and IPMI (Indonesia).

He received a doctorate from Harvard Business School, an M.B.A. from the Indian Institute of Management at Ahmedabad, and a B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology at Kanpur. Gupta also serves as chief advisor to The China India Institute, a Washington DC-based research and consulting organization.