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Gautam Mukunda

Assistant Professor, Organization Behavior Unit at Harvard Business School

Gautam Mukunda is an Assistant Professor in the Organizational Behavior Unit of Harvard Business School.  Before joining the business school he was the National Science Foundation Synthetic Biology ERC Postdoctoral Fellow resident at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for International Studies.  He received his PhD from MIT in Political Science and an A.B. in Government from Harvard, magna cum laude His research focuses on leadership, international relations, and the social and political implications of technological change. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and MIT's Security Studies Program and Program on Emerging Technologies. He is the author of Indispensable: When Leaders Really Matter