Smart Globalization - In the Age of China and India
Keynote Speaker Bio
Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Strategy and Organization
Robert H. Smith School of Business
University of Maryland
Anil K. Gupta is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on strategy
and globalization. He is the Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Strategy and Organization
at the Smith School of Business, University of Maryland at College Park.
Professor Gupta is the author of over seventy papers and four books:
The Quest for Global Dominance
(Jossey-Bass, 2001 and 2nd Edition, 2008), Smart Globalization (Jossey-Bass, 2003),
and Global Strategy and Organization (John Wiley, 2003). His new book on
and India Right will be published by Jossey-Bass/John Wiley in February 2009.
The recipient of numerous awards for excellence in research and teaching, he
has been recognized by BusinessWeek 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. One of his papers was recognized
as one of the ten most-often cited articles in the entire 40-year history of Academy
of Management Journal.
As a top researcher and thought leader, Professor Gupta’s papers have appeared
in major journals such as Strategic Management Journal, Academy of
Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, MIT
Sloan Management Review, Journal of Business Strategy, Human Resource
Management, and Business Horizons.
Financial Times has published four of Professor Gupta’s papers in a series on
“Mastering Global Business.” The Wall Street Journal also published an invited full-page
article by Professor Gupta on “Getting China and India Right.” His invited opinion
pieces have also appeared in Telegraph, CHIEF EXECUTIVE, The Economic Times,
China Daily and The Times of India. He has been quoted by The Economist, The Wall Street
Journal, Business Week, The Washington Post, USA Today, Time, The Deal, China Business
News, The Times of India, The Economic Times, Red Herring, ComputerWorld, CIO Magazine
as well as other leading media in Europe, India, and China.
Professor Gupta serves regularly as a keynote speaker at major conferences and
corporate forums in the United States, Europe, China, and India. He has also served
a consultant on strategy and globalization with some of the world’s leading corporations
including IBM, National Semiconductor, Marriott, First Data, Monsanto, ABB, Lockheed
Martin, Indian Oil, McCormick, TeliaSonera, Metso, UPM-Kymmene, Raisio, Finnair,
Cemex, Penoles, and the IRI Group. In addition, he serves on the boards of directors
of several public companies as well as non-profit organizations.
Professor Gupta has served as a visiting professor at Stanford University, Dartmouth
College, Bocconi Business School (Milan, Italy), Helsinki University of Technology
(Finland), and IPMI (Jakarta, Indonesia). He also serves as Chief Advisor to the
China India Institute.
Professor Gupta earned a Doctor of Business Administration from the Harvard Business
School, an M.B.A. from the Indian Institute of Management, and a B.Tech. from the
Indian Institute of Technology.