Prof. Jagdish N. Sheth, Charles H. Kellstadt Professor of Business, Goizueta Business School, Emory University. He is globally known for his scholarly contributions in consumer behavior, relationship marketing, competitive strategy, and geopolitical analysis. Prof. Sheth has over 50 years of experience in teaching and research at University of Southern California, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Columbia University, MIT, and Emory.
Prof. Sheth is a recipient of the 2020 Padma Bhushan Award for literature and education, one of the highest civilian awards given by the Government of India. He is a Fellow of the Academy of International Business (AIB); the Association of Consumer Research (ACR); the American Psychological Association (APA); and the American Marketing Association (AMA). He is a Distinguished Fellow of the Academy of Marketing Science (AMS) and the International Engineering Consortium. He is the recipient of all four top awards given by the American Marketing Association (AMA). Additionally, he received the Global Innovation Award and Marion Creekmore Award, both from Emory University.
Prof. Sheth has been advisor to numerous corporations all over the world. He has authored or coauthored more than 350 papers and numerous books. He is the Founder of Center for Telecommunications Management (CTM) at University of Southern California (USC), Founder and Chairman of India, China, and America (ICA) Institute which analyzes the trilateral relationship and its impact on geopolitics, security, trade, and investment, and the Founder and Chairman of the Academy of Indian Marketing (AIM) which supports research and scholarship among Indian scholars in marketing and management.
Prof. V. Kumar is currently the Distinguished Term Professor, and Senior Fellow, Indian School of Business, India; and the Distinguished Fellow, MICA, India.
Prof. V. Kumar (VK) was recently the Regents’ Professor, Chang Jiang Scholar (HUST), Richard and Susan Lenny Distinguished Chair & Professor of Marketing, Executive Director, Center for Excellence in Brand & Customer Management, and the Director of the Ph.D. Program in Marketing at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University.
Prof. Kumar has taught in the MBA Programs in Australia, France, India, Spain, Holland, and Hong Kong. Prof. Kumar has also conducted numerous executive development seminars in the North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. He has also been invited to be a keynote speaker in many conferences worldwide. Prof. Kumar received in 2017-18 Best Teacher and in 2012 Outstanding Teacher Award at Georgia State University, 2007 Teaching Excellence Award, and 2007 MBA Teacher of the Year Award at the University of Connecticut, 1996 Melcher Award for Faculty Excellence in Teaching, 1994 Nations Bank Master Teaching Award and the Melcher Faculty Teaching Excellence Award for five years between 1990-94 and 1995-96 at the University of Houston. For the academic year 1991-92, Dr. Kumar also has been recognized as the recipient of the University of Houston Teaching Excellence Award.
Pro-Chancellor, Vijaybhoomi University, India
Professor A. Parasuraman ("Parsu") is Emeritus Professor of Marketing and James W. McLamore Chair Emeritus at the Miami Herbert Business School, University of Miami (USA). He currently serves as Mentor of the AIM-Parasuraman Center for Service Excellence at the Jagdish Sheth School of Management (JAGSOM) in Bengaluru (India) and Pro-Chancellor (Academics) of Vijaybhoomi University in Karjat (Greater Mumbai, India). He is renowned globally as a leading expert in service quality and customer service. He has authored several books, consulted with many companies, and conducted dozens of executive seminars worldwide. He has published over 130 articles in scholarly journals and has served as editor of the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science (1997-2000) and the Journal of Service Research (2005-2009).
Professor Parasuraman has received numerous awards for his excellence in teaching and research at Miami Herbert Business School and other institutions. He is also the recipient of major discipline-wide recognitions such as: American Marketing Association’s “Career Contributions to the Services Discipline Award” (1998); Academy of Marketing Science’s “Outstanding Marketing Educator Award” (2001); IIT-Madras “Distinguished Alumnus Award” (2005); Society for Marketing Advances’ “Elsevier Distinguished Scholar” award (2009); Honorary Doctorate from Maastricht University in the Netherlands (2011); Paul D. Converse Award for significant scholarly contributions to marketing (2012); Gil Churchill Award for Lifetime Contributions to Marketing Research (2013); being inducted as a Fellow of the AMA (2016); and AMA Higher Ed SIG’s Lifetime Achievement Award (2018).
Professor of Marketing and Director, Jagdish Sheth School of Management, India
Vice- Chancellor, Vijaybhoomi University, India
An entrepreneur and educator, Prof. Atish is a keen proponent of globalization of Indian Business Education. He has previously held leadership positions at top institutions in the country, like SPJIMR, Mumbai; MICA, Ahmedabad; and IMT, Ghaziabad. Under his leadership, these schools-initiated path breaking pedagogical innovations, winning global accolades, including finding a place on AACSB’s ‘Innovations that Inspire’ list.
As a Professor of Marketing, Prof. Atish has published in leading journals and consulted with top MNCs covering the Asia Pacific and Latin America regions. At IFIM, he has pioneered a study in association with the industry to curate a graduate management curriculum that caters to the needs of Industry 4.0 to groom Leaders 4.0.
He has spoken at several national and international forums and his views are regularly published in media.
Prof. Shah is the Barbara and Elmer Sunday Associate Professor of Marketing, Director of the Social Media Intelligence Lab, and Co-Director of the Marketing (CMO) RoundTable at Georgia State University. His research focuses on issues pertaining to linking marketing strategies to the financial performance of firms. His research approach entails developing new conceptual frameworks or conducting quantitative analyses to develop data-driven managerial insights. He is the co-editor of the Handbook of Research on Customer Equity in Marketing.
Prof. Shah’s research has been a finalist or winner of six best paper awards, including the prestigious Paul Root award, ISMS practice-prize award, and the Robert D. Buzzell best paper award. He is a 2015 MSI Young Scholar and recipient of seven teaching excellence awards. In 2018, he was awarded the Varadarajan Award that recognizes a top marketing professional worldwide each year for the overall impact on marketing strategy and research within ten years of receipt of the doctoral degree.
Vithala R. Rao is the Deane Malott Professor of Management Emeritus at the Johnson College of Business, Cornell University. His scholarly contributions span several topics including conjoint analysis and pricing, trade promotions, market structure, corporate acquisition, brand equity, recommendation systems, and experience products. He published numerous papers in top academic journals such as Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing Science, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Consumer Research, Management Science, International Journal of Research in Marketing, and Journal of . He is the recipient of the Parlin award from the American Marketing Association (AMA) and the Ziegel Award from Technometrics for his book, Applied Conjoint Analysis. He is the author or editor of six books in marketing including Pricing Research in Marketing. He is an elected Fellow of the INFORMS Society of Marketing Science and The American Marketing Association.
Prof. Rajendra Srivastava has managed higher education institutions across the globe and has been appointed Fellow of the American Marketing Association for his long term contributions to the marketing discipline and practice. He is a thought leader in Business Innovation and Organizational Transformation with over 20,000 Google Citations. His research interests include business model innovation, marketing metrics, value of market-based intangible assets (brands, channels, customers, intellectual property) and management of growth and risk.
His work on assessing the impact of marketing strategy business and financial performance has inspired theory and influenced practice on topics ranging from marketing accountability and strategic metrics across the globe. His paper linking market-based assets and market-facing business processes to shareholder value in the Journal of Marketing received the Maynard Award for the article judged to contribute most to the development of theory in marketing, the MSI/Paul Root Award for the article judged to contribute most to the practice of marketing - the only article in the history of the journal to win both awards simultaneously. He is also a recipient of the AMA/Sheth Foundation Award for long-term impact on marketing. His current work focuses on Business Innovation, Digital Transformation, Value Migration and Emerging Markets Strategies.
He has been engaged in executive development and has been a consultant to companies across USA, Canada, Latin America, Europe, India, China and Australasia.
Russell Belk is York University Distinguished Research Professor and Kraft Foods Canada Chair in Marketing. He moved to Canada in 2006 and has previously had positions at the University of Utah, the University of Illinois, Temple University, Africa University (Zimbabwe|), Craiova University (Romania), the University of Hong Kong, Lancaster University Management School (UK), University of Otago (New Zealand), Göteborg University (Sweden), Edith Cowan University (Australia), and Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. He has received numerous awards, been the president of several professional societies, and is a Fellow of multiple professional associations and the Royal Society of Canada. He has over 700 publications and co-initiated the Consumer Behavior Odyssey, the Association for Consumer Research Film Festival, and the Consumer Culture Theory Conference. He recently co-wrote or co-edited Marketization: Theory and Evidence from Emerging Markets (2020), Handbook of The Sharing Economy (2019) Romantic Gift Giving (2019), Consumer Culture Theory: Research in Consumer Behavior (2017-2019), and Qualitative Consumer Research (2017). He is currently working on three other books, four special issues of journals, and a number of papers. His research involves the extended self, meanings of possessions, collecting, gift-giving, sharing, digital consumption, and materialism. This work tends to be qualitative, visual, and cultural.
David W. Stewart, Ph.D. is President’s Professor of Marketing and Law at Loyola Marymount University. and the current editor of the Journal of Public Policy and Marketing. Dr. Stewart has previously held faculty appointments and various administrative roles at Vanderbilt University, the University of Southern California, and the University of California, Riverside. Dr. Stewart is a past editor of the Journal of Marketing, the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and the Journal of Public Policy and Marketing. He is the author of more than 300 publications and 20 books. He is a past-president of the Academic Council of the American Marketing Association, a past chairman of the Section on Statistics in Marketing of the American Statistical Association, a past president of the Society for Consumer Psychology and a Fellow of the American Marketing Association, the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science.
Prof. Rajan Varadarajan is University Distinguished Professor and Distinguished Professor of Marketing at Texas A&M University. He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Prof. Rajan's primary teaching and research interests are in the areas of marketing strategy, innovation, international marketing and environmental sustainability. He has published over 100 journal articles and book chapters, and has made close to 200 presentations at major national and international conferences, doctoral and faculty consortia, universities.
Prof. Varadarajan served as editor of the Journal of Marketing from 1993 to 1996 and of the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science from 2000 to 2003. He is a recipient of a number of honors and awards including the American Marketing Association Paul D. Converse Award for contributions to the field of marketing, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst Distinguished Alumnus Award, the Academy of Marketing Science Distinguished Marketing Educator Award, the American Marketing Association Marketing Strategy Special Interest Group Award for Lifetime Contributions to Marketing Strategy, the Academy of Marketing Science Distinguished Fellow, the Texas A&M University Association of Former Students’ University level Faculty Distinguished Achievement Award in Research, the Journal of Academy of Marketing Science Best Paper Award, and the Journal of Marketing Best Paper Award.
Prof. Venkatesan's research focuses on analytics as it relates to marketing return on investment, customer lifetime value, mobile marketing and the global political economy. His research has appeared in several journals, including The Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing Science and Harvard Business Review. He is also a co-author of the book Cutting Edge Marketing Analytics.
Many of his research publications have been recognized with prestigious awards, such as the Don Lehmann Award for the best dissertation-based article, the MSI Alden G. Clayton and the ISBM Outstanding Dissertation Proposal awards, and the ISBM award for long-term contributions to business-to-business marketing. He was selected as one of the Top 20 rising young scholars in marketing by the Marketing Science Institute, one of the Top 40 professors under 40 by Poets & Quants, and recognized among the Top 5 percent of marketing strategy scholars by the Journal of Marketing Education.
He has developed custom executive education programs or data analytics software for Capital One, Explore Learning, General Electric, General Dynamics, HBO, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, MAS Holdings, Pitney Bowes, Porsche MHP, Rosetta Stone, SAP and Teradata.
Prof. Amitava Chattopadhyay is a Professor of Marketing, the GlaxoSmithKline Chaired Professor of Corporate Innovation, and Marketing Area Chair at INSEAD. He is an expert on branding, and his research has appeared in leading journals, including the Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of Marketing, Marketing Science, Management Science, International Journal of Research in Marketing, and Long Range Planning. He has published a book entitled The New Emerging Market Multinationals: Four Strategies for Disrupting Markets and Building Brands.
Professor Chattopadhyay is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Marketing, and is on the editorial review boards of the Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, International Journal of Research in Marketing, and Long Range Planning.
Werner Reinartz is Chaired Professor of Marketing at the University of Cologne, and the Director of the Center for Research in Retailing (IFH), Germany. Professor Reinartz holds a Ph.D. in Marketing from the University of Houston (1999).
His research interest and expertise focus on the subjects of marketing strategy, retailing, customer relationship management (CRM), and BtoB marketing. His work in these domains has been recognized with major academic awards, such as the AMA Doctoral Dissertation Award, the Don Lehmann Award for the Best Dissertation-Based Research Paper, twice the MSI/Paul Root Award, the Varadarajan Award for Early Career Contributions, the Sheth Foundation/Journal of Marketing Award, and the ISBM-David T. Wilson-Sheth Foundation Award for Long Term Impact in B2B Marketing. He is one of the highest-cited researchers in marketing academia outside the US and is regularly listed amongst the top-economists in Germany. Werner is currently co-editor at the International Journal of Research in Marketing and has been longstanding area editor and ERB member for many top marketing journals.
Barbara E. Kahn is Patty and Jay H. Baker Professor of Marketing at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She served as Executive Director of the Marketing Science Institute (MSI) (2019- 2022). Barbara also served as Dean at the School of Business Administration, University of Miami (from 2007 to 2011). Barbara is an internationally recognized scholar on retailing, variety seeking, brand loyalty, product assortment and design, and consumer and patient decision-making. She has published more than 75 articles in leading academic journals. Barbara has been elected president ACR, elected president JCR Policy Board and selected as a MSI trustee. She was also an Associate Editor at JCR, JM, and Marketing Science. She is a Fellow for Association of Consumer Research and the Society of Consumer Psychology. Barbara received her PhD and MBA from Columbia University.
Dr. Cadotte is the Emeritus Professor of Innovative Learning at the University of Tennessee. He earned his Ph.D. at The Ohio State University, MBA from the University of Colorado, and BS from Michigan State University.
For more than thirty years, Dr. Cadotte has been developing business flight simulators for college students and entrepreneurs. He is the developer of the Marketplace family of simulations. More than 1,000,000 students and business professionals have participated in one of his simulations as part of their business education.
Among all of his creations, the Conscious Capitalism in the Marketplace simulation is a game changer. Dr. Cadotte partnered with Dr. Raj Sisodia, the spiritual leader of Conscious Capitalism, to create this Marketplace simulation. The simulation challenges participants to operate a conscious business in contrast to the traditional profit-maximizing business paradigm. Students must consider all of the firm’s stakeholders, including customers, stockholders, employees, suppliers, and the community. They must deal with ethical, environmental, and sustainability issues in addition to the usual management challenges of running a business. It is designed to foster enlightened leadership among business professionals.
Professor of Marketing at Fudan University, China
Jochen Wirtz is Vice Dean MBA Programmes and Professor of Marketing at the National University of Singapore. Further, he is an international fellow of the Service Research Center at Karlstad University, Sweden, an Academic Scholar at the Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures (CIHF) at Cornell University, US, and a Global Faculty of the Center for Services Leadership (CSL) at Arizona State University, USA. Dr. Wirtz is a leading authority on service management and has over 200 academic publications including six features in Harvard Business Review, and over 20 books which include Intelligent Automation - Learn How to Harness Artificial Intelligence to Boost Business & Make Our World More Human (2021) and Services Marketing: People, Technology, Strategy (9th edition, 2021).
Prof. John is a Scientia Professor at the University of New South Wales and a Fellow of Fudan University and the London Business School. He is a recipient of the American Marketing Association's John A. Howard Award, its William O'Dell Award and its Advanced Research Techniques Forum Best Paper Award. He is a past winner of the International Journal of Research in Marketing Best Paper Award and had been a Finalist in the Society for Marketing Science's John Little Award three times and it Gary Lilien Practice Award three times. In 2018, he won the Society for Marketing Science Buck Weaver Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Theory and Practice of Marketing Science.
He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences In Australia and has been awarded the Australian Marketing Institute's Sir Charles McGrath Award for lifetime achievement in marketing. The strategic consulting company that he founded, Marketing Insights, is now a part of the world's largest marketing information company, Nielsen Research.
Kelly Hewett is Associate Professor and the Reagan Professor of Marketing, and Haslam Family Faculty Research Fellow at the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business. She also serves as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of International Marketing. Prior to joining UT, she worked for five years at Bank of America, where she was a senior vice president in the firm’s corporate marketing group. Previously, she had a 10-year academic career, and also held prior positions in international marketing and marketing research. Kelly’s research has been published in the Journal of Marketing, the Journal of International Business Studies, the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and the Journal of International Marketing, among others. Kelly has received numerous awards and recognitions for her research, teaching, and service. She serves as a member of the boards for the AMA’s Marketing Strategy and Global Marketing Special Interest Groups.
Ming-Hui Huang is Distinguished Professor, Department of Information Management, College of Management, National Taiwan University. Professor Huang received her PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. She is the first and only Asian-based fellow of European Marketing Academy (EMAC), International Research Fellow of the Centre for Corporate Reputation, University of Oxford, UK, and Distinguished Research Fellow of the Center for Excellence in Service, University of Maryland, USA.
Professor Huang specializes in interdisciplinary research, with publications encompassing both academic and managerial journals in Marketing, Information Systems and Strategy, such as the J. of Marketing, J. of the Academy of Marketing Science (JAMS), Marketing Science, Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, California Management Review, J. of Service Research (JSR), International Journal of Research in Marketing (IJRM), J. of Management Information Systems, Decision Sciences, J. of Consumer Psychology, J. of Retailing, and Information & Management. She is Editor-in-Chief Elect of JSR, the 11th highest-cited business journal, Associate Editor of IJRM, Information & Management, and Communications of the Association for Information Systems, and serves on the editorial boards of JAMS, Int’l J. of E-Commerce, and Psychology & Marketing.
She has received tenure at universities in both Taiwan and New Zealand (University of Canterbury), and since 2001 has taught exclusively in English. She serves on the AMA (American Marketing Association) Service Special Interest Group board, was Chair of the INFORMS Service Science Section (two terms), was Vice President for Asia/Pacific of AIS (Association for Information Systems), program co-chair of the 2012 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2012) and conference co-chair of the 2013 INFORMS/AMA Frontiers in Service Conference. She served as Director of the Management Research program at the Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, which is the major source of funding of basic research in the fields of information systems, marketing, and management science.
Murali K. Mantrala is the Ned Fleming Professor at the University of Kansas School of Business. He is a professor emeritus of marketing at the University of Missouri, Columbia, and was previously J. C. Penney Associate Professor at the University of Florida, Manager at ZS Associates, and regional sales manager at Sandoz Pharmaceuticals, Mumbai, India. Murali has published extensively on topics such as retail pricing, category management, sales resource allocation and compensation, and two-sided platform marketing strategies. Several of his research papers have received awards, including the 1998 Frank M. Bass Best Dissertation Paper Award of Marketing Science, the 2013 Best Paper Award of Journal of Interactive Marketing, Honorable Mentions for the 2013 and 2017 Davidson Award of Journal of Retailing, and Finalist for the 1997 and 1998 William O’Dell Award and 2018 Paul E. Green Award of Journal of Marketing Research. Murali was co-Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Retailing (2015–17), and co-chaired the 2008 43rd AMA Sheth Foundation Doctoral Consortium. Murali is a recipient of the Humboldt Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Berlin, Germany in 2010, and the Don McBane Award for lifetime contributions to sales research from the AMA Sales SIG in 2020.
Dr. Punam A. Keller is the Charles Henry Jones Third Century Professor of Management and Associate Dean for Innovation and Growth at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. She teaches MBA students and corporate managers to enhance employee well-being, and health administrators to use strategic marketing to improve the effectiveness of their service delivery systems.
Dr. Keller leads a variety of social marketing projects to increase patient compliance and reduce health care costs. She recently completed two successful projects - reduce heart failure readmission rates (with Mayo Clinic) and increase prescription drug adherence (with CVS/Caremark). She partnered with CDC to create a marketing tool for customizing and measuring the effectiveness of health communications. The free online tool, MessageWorks, is available to the public at healthcommworks.org. She was a board member of PSI (Population Services International), the largest NGO providing health products and services to the poorest, most isolated people in the world.
Sandy Jap is the Sarah Beth Brown Endowed Professor of Marketing at the Goizueta Business School at Emory University. Her research focuses on strategic partnering, business-to-business management, channels of distribution, and go-to-market strategies. She has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Marketing Association (AMA) Interorganizational Special Interest Group (IOSIG) for her long-term contributions and service to the academy and profession as well as her sustained record of research excellence. She fellow at the Marketing Science Institute, the Institute for the Study of Business Markets (ISBM) at the Pennsylvania State University and the Direct Selling Education Foundation (DSEF). She is the author of Partnering with the Frenemy, and co-author of A Field Guide to Channel Strategy; both are how-to books on going to market strategy. She is a former faculty member at the MIT Sloan School of Management and the Wharton School. Her PhD is from the University of Florida (Go Gators!).
Sharon Ng is Associate Professor and Head of the Marketing Division at Nanyang Technological University. Sharon received her Ph.D. from University of Minnesota (USA) and has published in top marketing journals, such as Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Consumer Research and Journal of Consumer Psychology. She was named a MSI Young Scholar by the Marketing Science Institute (USA) in 2009.
Sharon is currently Area Editor of International Journal of Research in Marketing and sits on the editorial board of Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Business Research, Foundations and Trends in Marketing and Australasian Marketing Journal. She is the co-editor of the Handbook of Culture and Consumer Behavior published by Oxford Press in 2015. Sharon was named Researcher of the Division in 2006, 2008 and 2010. She was also awarded the Nanyang Excellence in Teaching Award in 2009, Teaching Excellence Award (Marketing Division) in 2017 and Teacher of the Year (MSc Marketing and Consumer Insights) in 2020.
Prof. Sanjaya Singh Gaur is currently a Clinical Professor of Marketing at the NYU School of Professional Studies. He has over 25 years of academic career experience in USA, Malaysia, New Zealand, Germany, Sweden, South Korea, and India.
He is an Associate Editor at the Journal of Asia Business Studies and a member of the editorial board for several leading journals including Journal of Business Research and Journal of World Business. His research spans across micro and macro levels. At the micro level, his research is in the broad domain of behavioral research involving socio-psychological constructs such as human emotions, decision making, social identity, ethics, and action. At the macro level, he has examined how firm level issues such as market orientation, governance, CSR, inter-organizational trust and top management team characteristics affect the strategies and performance of firms in different geographical settings. He has received several “best paper” awards for his research including three from the American Marketing Association in 2017, 2019, and 2020.
Dr. Gaur has consulted many multinational corporations including GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Advanced Medical Optics (AMO), Johnson & Johnson, HSBC, Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited, RFCL, Geologistics India Ltd., 1mailspot.co.nz limited, Pajas Infopath, KMPL, SGS, Advent Chembio, and Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd.
With more than 27 years of work experience in Industry and teaching, Sandeep specializes in Sales and Marketing. Currently, he is a Professor at Asian Institute of Management, Philippines. Before this, he has worked at IMT Ghaziabad, Trident, and Novartis. He has significant publications to his credit, with two publications in Harvard Business Review. He has more than 75 case studies published with Ivey Publishing, WDI Publishing, and IMD, Lausanne. He has also published articles and research papers in magazines, newspapers, and International Journals, respectively. His book on Sales and Distribution Management, co-authored with Still, Cundiff, and Govoni, is published with Pearson. He is a visiting faculty at business schools like S P Jain-Singapore, Fachhochschule Vorarlberg-Austria, Varna University of Management-Bulgaria, IMT-Dubai, IIM Vishakhapatnam, IMT-Nagpur, Thapar University, Great Lakes, and Jagdish Sheth School of Management in India. He has conducted many FDPs on case writing and case teaching.
Ajay K. Kohli is Gary T. and Elizabeth R. Jones Chair, and Regents Professor at Georgia Tech. His research focuses on market orientation, customer solutions, and sales management.
He is a former Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Marketing, and currently serves as Associate Editor, Journal of Marketing, and Area Editor, International Journal of Research in Marketing. He serves on the AMA Board of Directors, and is VP Global Relations, EMAC.
He has received three honorary doctorates from Norwegian Business School, University of St. Gallen and Corvinus University. He is an AMA Fellow, EMAC Fellow, and ISBM Fellow. He has received several career awards including the AMA/McGraw-Hill/Irwin award, the Paul D. Converse award, and the IIMC Distinguished Alumnus award.
He has received several “best paper” awards including the Sheth Foundation / Journal of Marketing award (twice), the ISBM-David T. Wilson-Sheth Foundation award, the Alpha Kappa Psi award, and the AMA SERVSIG award.
Prof. Anders Gustafsson is Distinguished Professorial Fellow at the University of Manchester’s Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS) and Professor of Marketing at the Norwegian Business School (BI).
His research interests are in the field of marketing management, with a particular focus on customer satisfaction and loyalty as well as the management of customer relationships and consumer behavior in services contexts. Most of his research is carried out in close collaboration with companies, most recently with Ikea, Ericsson and Volvo.
Anders has published his research in the marketing discipline’s top journals, including Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research and Journal of Service Research. Anders is the current co-editor in chief for Journal of Business Researchand an area editor for Journal of Service Research. He is also the upcoming AMA academic council president and will serve a three-year term.
Prof. Atul Parvatiyar is an experienced academic, consultant, researcher and entrepreneur with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing, advertising and business strategy domains. Highly skilled in Digital Marketing, Global Strategies, CRM, Loyalty & Relationship Marketing, Big Data Analytics, Sales Management and Sustainability. Decades of teaching experience at leading business schools in the US, Europe & Asia and a record of highly cited academic publications. He has strong skills in managing academic centers; research projects in collaboration with industry associations, and global consulting for Fortune 1000 companies in Consumer Products Group (CPG) industry, Foodservice, Retailing, Banking & Insurance, Telecom, Pharmaceuticals, Health & Fitness, Real Estate, Office Equipment and Industrial Products.
Christine Moorman is the T. Austin Finch, Sr. Professor of Business Administration at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. Her research examines the nature and effects of learning and knowledge utilization about marketing by consumers, managers, organizations, and financial markets. Her research has been published in the Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Consumer Research, and Marketing Science and supported by grants from the National Science Foundation and the Marketing Science Institute. Christine is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Marketing and founder of The CMO Survey (www.cmosurvey.) which is dedicated to improving the value of marketing in firms and in society and author of Strategy from the Outside In: Profiting from Customer Value (winner of the 2011 Berry Book Prize; with George Day) and Strategic Market Management (with David Aaker). Christine was named the AMA-Irwin-McGraw-Hill Distinguished Marketing Educator in 2018 and an AMA Fellow in 2017, received the 2012 Paul D. Converse award for significant contributions to marketing, and the 2008 Mahajan Award.
Douglas Bowman is Professor of Marketing at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School. He received his Ph.D. in Marketing from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He is an accomplished researcher in the quantitative aspects of marketing with a substantive focus in the areas of marketing strategy and customer relationship management. His research into the evolution of customer preferences in a new market won the J. of Marketing Res. Paul E. Green Award for the deemed to have the greatest potential to contribute significantly to the practice of marketing research and research in marketing. Bowman is on the editorial boards of several leading marketing journals including J. of the Acad. of Marketing Sci. and Marketing Sci.; is a past editorial board member of Intern. J. of Res. in Marketing, J. of Marketing, J. of Marketing Res., and Management Sci.; and has chaired major research conferences including the INFORMS Marketing Science Conference (twice) and the American Marketing Association’s Advanced Research Techniques Forum.
Hulya Karaman is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at the Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University. Her primary research interests lie in investigating online word of mouth (WOM), customer engagement, and e-commerce. Broadly speaking, her work focuses on (1) identifying the extent to which social influence impacts online WOM, (2) investigating the relationship between online WOM and financial performance of products and services, (3) examining the impact of management response to online WOM, and (4) exploring the drivers of online WOM. In short, her research provides managerial insights into how online reviews evolve over time, how they impact customer decision making, and how managers should respond to them. Karaman received her B.S. in Mathematical Engineering from Istanbul Technical University, M.S. in Management from University of Florida, and M.S. in Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis. Karaman received her Ph.D. in Business from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.
Jaqueline Pels (PhD) is Full Professor of Marketing at the University Torcuato Di Tella Business School, Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is Director of the Inclusive Business Think Tank (ENI-DiTella). Her research interest is in the areas of inclusive business, emerging economies, marketing theory, relationship and networking marketing as well as the Service Dominant logic. Her publications have appeared in leading international journals including Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Marketing Theory, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, European Journal of Marketing, Journal of Relationship Marketing, amongst others. She has served on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Marketing, Marketing Theory, Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, amongst others.
Prof. K. Sudhir is James L. Frank ’32 Professor of Marketing, Private Enterprise and Management and Founder-Director of the Yale China India Insights Program at the Yale School of Management, where he has been a faculty member since 2001. He is Professor of Economics (by courtesy) at the Yale Economics Department. He leads the academic-industry interface for quantitative marketing at the Yale Center for Customer Insights (YCCI). He has been a Visiting Fellow at various universities around the world including MIT, Toronto, HKUST and INSEAD. He will serve as Visiting Fellow at Microsoft Research for the year 2020. Professor Sudhir is the current Editor-in-Chief of Marketing Science, the premier journal in the field of quantitative marketing.
Prof. Sudhir is a pioneer in the use of structural empirical methods in marketing to address various substantive problems in the areas of customer management, salesforce management, organizational buying and marketing channels.
Prof. Kapil Tuli is a Professor Of Marketing with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. He is skilled in Marketing Management, Customer Insight, Data Analysis, and Quantitative Research. He is a strong education professional with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) focused in Marketing from Emory University.
Prof. Kay Peters is the founder and CEO of DMC Dialogmarketing Consulting GmbH and has previously founded and sold a company. He worked at Accenture as a specialist for marketing strategy in the Telecommunications & eCommerce Sector. He also worked as marketing-controller for BASF AG in Caracas, Venezuela.
Prof. Peters received his Ph.D and MBA from Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel, Germany.
Kofi Q. Dadzie is an associate professor of Marketing at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business, where he teaches international marketing and logistics/supply chain management courses.
Before coming to Georgia State University, he was on the faculty at the University Ghana Busines School, Texas Southern University, and North Carolina Central University. He also has served as a visiting professor at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, and North Carolina A & T State University.
Professor Dadzie's teaching and research interests focus on marketing systems and strategy in the emerging market economies, logistics supply management, international marketing, and e - logistics customer service. He recently co-edited a special issue with Professor Jagdish N. Sheth on “Macromarketing in the African context” and has served as Guest Editor for special issues on Africa for the Journal of Marketing Channels and the Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing. He is the African regional editor for the Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, a past editor of the Journal of African Business (JAB) and a past President of the Academy of African Business and development (AABD ).
Professor Dadzie’ s research has been published in the Journal of Business Logistics, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Macromarketing, the Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, Journal of African Business, the International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, and Journal of Business Research, Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice, among others. He has consulted for the World Bank Malaria Control Workshop, the Ghana Cocoa (Marketing) Board, the Agency for Education Development in Cote d'Ivoire, and the North Carolina Institute for Minority Business Development. A significant focus of his research has been on marketing strategies for economic development and poverty alleviation in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire, funded by four large grants from the United States Agency for International Development.
Professor Dadzie was born and raised in Ghana, where he earned the BSc degree in Business Administration from the University of Ghana Business School. He came to the U.S. in 1974 as an AIESEC exchange student and completed a one-year internship in marketing research with BlueCross/Blue Shield of Connecticut. After completing his internship, he enrolled in the graduate business program at the Ohio State University, where he earned the MBA and Ph.D. degrees in Business Administration with dissertation research in physical distribution management under Bernard LaLonde's supervision. In his free time, Kofi serves as a mentor to doctoral students in African universities, especially in Kenya, Uganda, and South Africa.
Prof. P. K. Kannan is the Dean’s Chair in Marketing Science at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. In January 2021 he was appointed Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives. His current research stream focuses on digital marketing - mobile marketing, attribution modeling, media mix modeling, new product/service development and customer relationship management (CRM).
He has received several grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Mellon Foundation, SAIC, and PricewaterhouseCoopers for his work in this area. His research has also won the prestigious John Little Best Paper Award (2008) and the INFORMS Society for Marketing Science Practice Prize Award (2007). His research has also been selected as a finalist for the Paul Green Award three times (2008, 2014, 2020) and he has won the AMA/MSI Paul Root Award twice (2014, 2016).
Dr. Kannan is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Research in Marketing, an Associate Editor for Journal of Marketing Research, and serves on the editorial boards of Marketing Science, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Service Research.
Prof. Peter C. Verhoef is dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business since June 2019. He is also Professor of Marketing . He is the founder and was director of the University of Groningen Business School (UGBS) . He also is the founder and was director of the Groningen Digital Business Centre.
His research interests concern customer management, customer loyalty, multi-channel issues, category management, and buying behavior of organic products. He has extensively published on these topics. His publications have appeared in journals, such as Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing Science, International Journal of Research in Marketing, Harvard Business Review, Marketing Letters, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and Journal of Retailing.
His work has been awarded with the Donald R. Lehmann award for the best dissertation based article in the Journal of Marketing and Journal of Marketing Research in 2003, the Harald M. Maynard Award for the best paper published in Journal of Marketing, and the Sheth Award for long-term impact of the Journal of Marketing in 2013. He is currently an editorial board member of the Journal of Marketing, Marketing Science, Journal of Retailing, Journal of Service Research and the Journal of Interactive Marketing. He functions as an area editor for Marketing Science. He is a senior editor of the International Journal of Research in Marketing.
Professor Sharma has more than thirty years’ professional experience in India, Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia. He serves as the Associate Editor (Marketing) for Journal of Business Research and has served as Co-editor for Marketing Intelligence & Planning, Associate Editor (International Business) for Journal of Business Research, Associate Editor for Journal of Services Marketing, Senior Editor (Marketing) for International Journal of Emerging Markets, and Regional Editor (Asia) for Journal of Knowledge Management. He is also a member of the editorial boards of Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Service Research, European Journal of Marketing, Journal of Knowledge Management, Journal of Service Theory and Practice, and International Journal of Emerging Markets.
Prof Sharma has published ninety articles in major international journals, including Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Service Research, Journal of Business Research, Industrial Marketing Management, International Business Review, European Journal of Marketing, Journal of Service Management, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Psychology & Marketing, Journal of Advertising, Journal of Marketing Management, Journal of Service Theory and Practice, and Journal of Services Marketing, among others.
Rajeev Batra's research interests include the strategy and tactics of brand-building; global branding and advertising; marketing issues in emerging markets; Asian consumers; emotional advertising: processes, role, measurement and effects; consumers' attitude structure toward brands and brand personality; repetition effects; and advertising budgeting.
Prof. Rajeev Batra is the Co-Author or Co-Editor of 8 books, including "The New Emerging Multinationals" (McGraw-Hill, 2012), named by Strategy + Business Magazine as the Best Business Book of 2012 (Strategy). He is the Author of over 60 academic papers in leading journals, many widely cited, in the areas of global branding, brand creation and management, brand love, brand coolness, advertising, and consumer psychology. He has also consulted for various companies, given keynote talks, and has conducted executive education courses, in many countries on these topics.
Prof. Rajesh Chandy is Professor of Marketing and the Tony and Maureen Wheeler Chair in Entrepreneurship at London Business School, where he is also the Academic Director of the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development. Prof. Rajesh’s current research lies at the intersection of business and development.
Prof. Chandy is a member of the advisory board of the Journal of Marketing and a Co-Editor of the journal’s special issue on “Better Marketing for a Better World”. He is also co-editor of the Management Science special issue on “Business and Climate Change,” and previously served as an Area Editor for the Entrepreneurship and Innovation area at Management Science. Prof. Chandy’s research and publications have received several awards, including the Mahajan Award for Lifetime Contributions to Marketing Strategy Research, the ISMS Gary Lilien Practice Prize for research that contributes most to the practice of marketing, the Journal of Marketing Harold Maynard Award for contributions to marketing theory and thought, the AMA TechSIG Award for the best article on Technology and Innovation (twice), the Gerald E. Hills Award for the Best Paper on Entrepreneurial Marketing, and the Albert Page Award for best professional paper on innovation.
He has provided advisory and executive education services to Carrefour, Novo Nordisk, Nordea, Rabobank, Toshiba, St. Jude Medical, 3M, Philips, Commonwealth Microfinance Limited, American Medical Systems, Deutsche Telekom, Bertelsmann, Hutchinson Technology, Microsoft, Mundipharma, Rexam, Wrigley, GfK, Futuredontics, Telenor, Vodafone, World Economic Forum, and the US and UK governments, among others. He serves as an Independent Director on the board of Laurus Labs Limited, a publicly listed pharmaceutical company.
Associate Professor, Marketing Department, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Prof. Renana Peres is a faculty member at the Jerusalem School of Business Administration at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She serves as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Marketing at The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania. Peres is the founding CEO of PerSay Ltd. She is a member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Marketing Research and International Journal of Research in Marketing and has published her research in top academic and practitioner journals in the fields of marketing and management.
Prof. Peres' research focuses on different topics in the marketing field. These include brands, word-of-mouth, innovation diffusion and the evolution of markets for new products, social networks; complexity research and use of agent-based models for exploring market growth, seeding, industrial marketing, new product diffusion, B2B marketing, and CRM in growing markets.
Prof. Peres has published her works in leading journals such as Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, International Journal of Research in Marketing, Marketing Letters and The Economic Quarterly.
Prof. Satish Jayachandran is the James F. Kane Professor of Business and Professor of Marketing at the Darla Moore School of Business. He is currently serving as the chair of the Department of Marketing. His research interests are in the area of marketing strategy and has been published in the Journal of Marketing, the Journal of Marketing Research, the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, the Journal of International Marketing, and the Strategic Management Journal.
With his co-authors, Prof. Satish was a recipient of the Harold H. Maynard award for 2001 from the Journal of Marketing and the Tamer Cavusgil Award for 2009 from the Journal of International Marketing for outstanding papers published in those journals. He was nominated a 'young scholar' by the Marketing Science Institute in 2003 based on research productivity and managerial interest in research. He received the Alfred G. Smith Award for Outstanding Teaching from the Moore School in 2005.
Prof. Satish is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Marketing Research and a member of the editorial review boards of the Journal of Marketing, the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and the Journal of International Marketing.
Professor of Marketing
Director, Centre for Marketing Excellence
Academic Director, LVMH-SMU Asia Luxury Brand Research Initiative
Singapore Management University, Singapore
Prof. Srinivas K. Reddy is Professor of Marketing and Director, Center for Marketing Excellence, Academic Director, LVMH-SMU Luxury Brand Initiative, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University. Prof. Reddy was on the faculties of New York University’s Stern School of Business, Columbia University, University of California, Los Angeles and the Stanford Business School.
Dr. Reddy’s expertise is in innovation, new product development, marketing and competitive strategy involving new brands and services. In 2006, he has been awarded the IBM’s presitigious SUR grant to study corporate innovativeness and innovation conversion. He has consulted and taught executive programs for IBM, CocaCola Company, United Parcel Service, Miller Brewing, Pfizer, Eli Lilly, Bristol-Myers-Squibb, Satyam Computer Services, Chase, Turner Broadcasting, Cox Interactive Media, Equitable, Ford Foundation, Price Waterhouse Coopers, MasterCard, Unilever. He has been recognized for his outstanding teaching and was the recipient of Award for Teaching Excellence in 1994. He was nominated as the MBA Teacher of the Year in 1999, 2000, 2002 and 2005.
Professor of Marketing and Director: Research and PhD Programme, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
Venkatesh (Venky) Shankar is Coleman Chair Professor of Marketing and Director of Research, Center for Retailing Studies, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University. His areas of specialization include artificial intelligence, digital business, marketing strategy, innovation, retailing, international marketing, and pricing.
He has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds by Thomson Reuters, among the Top 1% of scientists in marketing, and as a Top 10 scholar worldwide on innovation. He is a winner of AMS Cutco/Vector Outstanding Marketing Educator Award for lifetime contributions to marketing, the Lifetime Achievement Award in Retailing from AMA, the Mahajan Award for Lifetime Contributions to Marketing Strategy from AMA, the Distinguished Alumnus Award from IIM, Calcutta, the Distinguished Alumnus Award from IIT, Kharagpur, the Clarke Award for the Outstanding Direct and Interactive Marketing Educator, the Long-term Impact Award for an IJRM article, the Green Award for the Best Article in JMR, the Lehmann Award for the best dissertation-based article in an AMA journal. He is Co-Editor of the Handbook of Marketing Strategy and author of Shopper Marketing. He has published in the JMR, Management Science, Marketing Science, JM, SMJ, HBR, SMR, JPPM, and JR. The Shankar-Spiegel Award is named in his honor. He is ex-President of the Marketing Strategy SIG, AMA and serves on the CMO council and B2B Leadership Board. He was also a two-term Academic Trustee of the MSI. He is Editor-Emeritus of the Journal of Interactive Marketing (JIM), past or present Associate/Area Editor of JMR, JM, IJRM, and Management Science. He serves on the policy boards of JR and JIM and on the editorial boards of Marketing Science and JAMS.
He is a three-time winner of the Krowe Award for outstanding teaching. He has been a visiting faculty at Stanford University, MIT, INSEAD, Singapore Management University, SDA Bocconi, Chinese European International Business School, and the Indian School of Business. He was selected to deliver the Guruspeak lecture across India. He is a Research Fellow of Northwestern University’s Retail Analytics Council. Venky has a Ph.D. in marketing from the Kellogg School, Northwestern University. He has consulted or had executive development experience with several multinational corporations, including Boston Scientific, Coca-Cola, Colgate Palmolive, Deloitte, Glaxo SmithKline, Hewlett Packard, HSBC, IBM, Intel, Mahindra, Marriott, Medtronic, Microsoft, PepsiCo, Philips, and Volvo.
Vanitha Swaminathan is Thomas Marshall Professor of Marketing at the University of Pittsburgh and the Director of the Katz Center for Branding. Her research focuses on branding strategy with a particular emphasis on digital branding. Professor Swaminathan has published in various leading marketing and management journals including Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Consumer Research, Marketing Science, and Strategic Management Journal. She is currently serving as Area Editor of Journal of Marketing. She has won awards for her research including the Lehmann Best Paper Awards and Journal of Advertising’s Best Paper Award. Professor Swaminathan is currently serving on a three-year term on the American Marketing Association Board of Directors and previously served in AMA’s Academic Council as President. Professor Vanitha Swaminathan has co-authored the Fifth Edition of the world-renowned textbook Strategic Brand Management: Building, Measuring, and Managing Brand Equity, along with Professor Kevin Lane Keller.
K. Sivakumar (“Siva”) is the Arthur Tauck Chair and a Professor of Marketing at Lehigh University. Before joining Lehigh, Siva was a tenured faculty member at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).
Siva joined Lehigh in 2001 to build and develop the marketing group. The new Department of Marketing at Lehigh was created under Siva’s leadership in July 2005, and Siva was the inaugural chairperson of the Department until June 2012. Effective July 2018, Siva has again been appointed as the Department's chairperson.
Siva's research interests include globalization, innovation, pricing, services, and supply chains.
Siva is the recipient of the Donald Lehmann Award from the AMA, Best Services Article Award from the AMA, Martin J. Whitman Distinguished Ph.D. Alumni Award from Syracuse University, Alpha Kappa Psi Doctoral Dissertation Award from the Academy of Marketing Science (AMS), Honorable Mention for the John Howard Doctoral Dissertation Award from the AMA, Best Conference Paper Award at the AMA Educators’ Conference, Best Conference Paper Award at the AMS Annual Conference, MBA Excellence in Teaching Award at Lehigh University, Outstanding Reviewer Award from the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and other awards.
Prof. Grandhi has nearly forty-five years of experience in academics and industry, as a professor/consultant/entrepreneur/practitioner, across the US, Canada, Singapore, Sydney, Dubai and India. He continues his passion to add value and make a difference through teaching and mentoring students, faculty, senior managers and CXOs. He believes in bringing out the best in everyone. He has an immense passion to equip participants with Stragility - - a ‘strategic’ and ‘agile’ thinking capability to grow stakeholder value in an ever changing and uncertain business environment.
He is currently the Dean - Global MBA and MGB Professor of Marketing & Strategy Director – Accelerated Management Program Member of the Academic Board, Academic Course Development & Regulations Committee and Examinations Board governing the academic programs across Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore and Sydney. He has a passion to design innovative curriculum and build teams for delivering high impact learning. Adjudged 'Professor Of The Year' from 300+ faculty.
Bulent obtained his undergraduate and Master of Science degrees from Istanbul Technical University and his PhD from Marmara University.
Before joining Özyeğin University, Bülent worked in New Zealand (Lincoln University, Christchurch), Australia (Melbourne University), Canada (Brock University, Ontario), England (King's College London and Leeds University Business School), and Turkey (Kadir Has University). During his tenure at Brock University, he held the title of Brock Chancellor's Chair for Research Excellence. He served as the Head of the Marketing Division at Leeds University Business School and as the Head of the Business Administration Department and the Dean of the Business School at Kadir Has University.
Bulent’s research interests include sales force management, frontline service employee management, and multi-level modeling. His research has appeared in Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, International Journal of Research in Marketing, Journal of Retailing, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Operations Management, Journal of Service Research, among others.
Bulent previously served as an Associate Editor of the European Journal of Marketing and currently serves as an Associate Editor for Journal of International Marketing, which is one of premier journals of the American Marketing Association. Bulent has also been on the editorial board of such journals as Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Service Research, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Journal of Operations Management.
Prof. Constantine S. Katsikeas is the Arnold Ziff Research Chair and Professor of Marketing and International Management, and the Founder and Director of the Global and Strategic Marketing Research Center at Leeds University Business School (LUBS), University of Leeds.
He has significant business experience in sales and international management. His interests are global marketing and exporting, sales management, cross-border relationships, strategic alliances, and competitive strategy.
He is the recipient of the American Marketing Association's 2013 and 2015 Excellence in Global Marketing Award for outstanding research, which has significantly influenced the direction of global marketing, the 2006 Hans B. Thorelli 5-Year Research Award by the American Marketing Association Foundation, and the 1999 S. Tamer Cavusgil Award for the best Journal of International Marketing article that advances the practice of international marketing management. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of International Marketing, published by the American Marketing Association, EditorMarketing of Journal of International Business Studies, published by the Academy of International Business, and Area Editor of Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, published by the Academy of Marketing Science.
Prof. Katrijn Gielens’ research focuses on the dynamics in digital and brick-and-mortar retailing and relationships between retailers and brand manufacturers. Her work has been published in leading journals such as the Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, The International Journal of Research in Marketing (IJRM), Journal of Consumer Research and Marketing Science.
For two papers she received the long-term impact award from the American Marketing Association. She also received a nomination for the Paul E. Green Award and the Shelby D. Hunt/Harold H. Maynard Award. Two other articles received the IJRM Best Article Award. She serves as an associate editor for the Journal of Marketing and the Journal of International Marketing. She is also on the editorial board of the Journal of Retailing and the International Journal of Research in Marketing.
She has worked extensively with business practitioners, both retailers and brand manufacturers. Her work has received substantial media attention, both nationally and internationally, and she is often consulted by the media to comment on significant retail events.
Prof. Andrea Ordanini is a Full Professor in the Department of Marketing at Bocconi University. He visited the London School of Economics and Political Sciences in 1997 and the University of California at Irvine in 2003 and 2006. His research interests include service marketing, consumption of cultural goods (e.g., music) service innovation, new product development.
Professor of Marketing, University of Delhi, India
Prof. Moutusy Maity is currently a Professor in the department of Marketing Management, at the Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIM-L). Prior to joining IIM-L, Moutusy was an Assistant Professor at the Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore (IIM-B), and at the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, WI, USA.
Moutusy’s research interests are in the areas of consumer interaction with information and communication technology (ICT) (e.g., e-commerce, m-commerce, social media, desktop/laptop environment, mobile device), and the adoption of ICT (e.g., technology adoption at the bottom of the pyramid (BOP) in developing countries).
Dr. Neeraj Pandey is Associate Professor of Marketing at NITIE Mumbai. He did his Post-Doc at Johns Hopkins University, USA in the area of Healthcare Pricing. He has authored two Books (Pearson and PHI) besides publications in international journals. He received “The Best Teacher” award by NITIE Mumbai, ‘AIMS-IRMA Outstanding Management Researcher Award’ by AIMS international and “Young Management Researcher” award by Higher Education Forum (HEF). He has trained senior executives of HPCL, BEL, SPMCIL, PSEB, etc. and done consulting assignments for various organizations including Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, BPCL, GSFCL, ONGC, HPCL, Diligent Media Corporation, Owens Corning Ltd, Board of Apprenticeship Training (Ministry of HRD), and MRF Ltd. His research and teaching interests are Pricing, Digital Marketing, and B2B Marketing.
Associate Professor of Marketing, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, India
Prof. Ramendra Singh is an Associate Professor of Marketing at IIM Calcutta. He has completed his Ph.D. from IIM Ahmedabad, MBA from XLRI Jamshedpur, and B.Tech from IIT-BHU.
His research has been published in reputed international journals such as the Journal of Macromarketing, International Marketing Review, Journal of Business Ethics, Industrial Marketing Management, AMS Review, Journal of Information Technology, and Marketing Theory. He has worked for several years in sales and marketing positions in several organizations, including, Indian Oil Corporation, ExxonMobil, SRF Limited, and ICICI Bank.
He has also undertaken several training and consulting projects. His key research areas are the bottom of pyramid markets, market development, and value creation, and sales management challenges. He is the recipient of the B K Birla Distinguished Research Scholar Award in Social Science and Management 2019.
Professor of Marketing, Xavier School of Management, India
Shaphali Gupta is a Professor at MICA in Strategic Marketing and an associate editor with the Journal of Strategic Marketing. She has been a Research Fellow at Georgia State University, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia, United States of America, for three years. Her research interests are marketing strategy, emerging market strategies, customer experience management, customer engagement, new-age technology and innovation, and advertising strategy. She has published her research in internationally recognized academic journals such as the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Retailing, Journal of Advertising, Industrial Marketing Management, Journal of Interactive Marketing and Journal of International Marketing. She regularly presents her work in esteemed international conferences like AMA, Marketing Science, European Marketing Academy, Australian and New Zealand Marketing Academy. She enjoys teaching various marketing courses such as Marketing Management, Marketing Strategy, International Marketing, and Customer Relationship and Engagement Marketing courses. She also serves on the editorial review board of the Journal of International Marketing and is a Guest Co-Editor of Journal of Business Research and European Journal of Marketing.
Professor G Shainesh has over two decades of research and teaching experience in India and abroad. He has conducted research and teaching assignments at the University of Gothenburg (Sweden), University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), Audencia Nantes and IESEG (France), Vienna University and MCI Innsbruck (Austria), Bocconi University (Milan), Curtin University of Technology (Perth) and the American University of Armenia (Yerevan). His research and teaching focus on CRM, Services Marketing and Service Innovations. At IIMB, Shainesh has served as Dean – Administration (2014-17), Chair – EPGP (2013-14) and Chair – Student Exchange Program (2006-09).
Prof. S. Arunachalam’s current research focuses on the interface between the firm’s marketing capabilities and innovation outcomes. Her research explores questions like: What is the role of marketing in how firms profit from innovation? How do top management’s actions and behaviour affect marketing and innovation capabilities of the firm? In order to investigate these research questions, she integrate perceptual data from CEOs and CMOs (Chief Marketing Officers) on firm capabilities and strategies with objective innovation and performance indicators.
Prof. Arunachalam uses a variety of quantitative methodologies including structural equation modeling, partial least squares, and econometric modeling. Prior to the PhD, she has worked in industry in different capacities as COO, EA to the MD and as a software engineer.
Prof. Varsha Jain, Ph.D., is a Professor in Integrated Marketing Communications and the Doctoral Program and research co-chairperson at the MICA, India. She has authored over 100+ publications, including the European Journal of Marketing, International Journal of Information Management, and many more. Prof. Jain is the recipient of more than 21 national and international awards and gold medals in scholarship. The recent award includes "JCB Reviewer of the Year Award 2020", Journal of Consumer Behavior, USA. In her research career, she is visiting guest at Emory Business School, Atlanta, USA, and visiting scholar and guest at The Medill School, North-western University, USA. She was also a visiting professor leading schools in India such as the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Raipur, IIM Trichy, and IIM Indore. Her research specialties lie in advertising, branding, digital marketing, luxury branding, and digital natives. Prof. Jain's recently co-authored a book on Consumer Behavior – A Digital Native with Prof Sheth and Prof. Schultz (Indian edition). Her current work entails writing books on Consumer Behavior: A Digital Native African and Global edition, Customer Relationship Management in the Digital Age, Higher Education in Emerging Countries in the Post Pandemic, and Qualitative Marketing Research in the Digital Age
Sourav Bikash Borah is Assistant Professor of Marketing at Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, India. Sourav completed his PhD in Marketing from IIM, Bangalore. Sourav is interested in firm level strategy research where he is interested in investigating service management strategy, supplier-relationships, and business strategies in emerging markets. He has published papers in multiple top-tier academic journals such as Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of International Marketing and Journal of Business Research. Before joining Academics, he worked in automobile as well as banking and financial sector.
Professor Voleti is an Associate professor with the Marketing Area at the ISB. Previously, he worked in the industry in different capacities as a management consultant and a software analyst. Professor Voleti’s research focuses on combining data with econometric and statistical methods to explain phenomena of marketing interest such as evolution in the equity of brands across time, valuation of brands using secondary sales data, the sales impact of geographic and abstract distances between products and markets and the performance, productivity and benchmarking of salesforce organisations.
Dr. Tanvi Gupta is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at the Indian Institute of Management Udaipur (IIMU), India. Her academic research focuses on brand language and culture—and her research has been published in Journal of Consumer Research — one of the top marketing journals in the world. Tanvi co-leads the Consumer Culture Lab at IIM Udaipur, a platform to foster research on consumer culture in India. She completed her Ph.D. in consumer psychology from IIM Bangalore, and is the recipient of the ACR-Sheth Foundation Dissertation Award in 2018. Prior to her Ph.D., Tanvi has worked as a marketing research professional with Kantar, where she has worked on semiotics, brand tracking and advertising research—integrating both quantitative and qualitative methods. Tanvi also holds a communications masters from MICA, India with the director’s award for academic excellence. Tanvi has a flair for creativity and aesthetic sense. Being a trained graphics designer, her passion for visual aesthetics and culture drives her interest towards visual semiotics and brand language.
Dr. V “Seenu” Srinivasan is the Adams Distinguished Professor of Management, Emeritus at the Stanford Business School. Dr. Srinivasan was formerly the director of Stanford Business School's doctoral program and chair of the marketing area. He is a President of India gold medalist from IIT, Madras in his B. Tech. program, and his M.S. and Ph.D. are from Carnegie-Mellon University. Dr. Srinivasan’s primary research interest is in conjoint analysis. He has also contributed to other quantitative marketing areas, such as brand equity measurement, salesforce compensation plans, and market structuring. He is the recipient of the Churchill, Converse, Parlin, and Weaver awards, and ten other best research paper awards. He is a fellow of the American Marketing Association, the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS), and the INFORMS Society for Marketing Science. The American Marketing Association has instituted the annual Srinivasan Young Scholar Award in his honor.
Aron has published in leading international journals. He has guest edited special issues in the Journal of Product Innovation Management, British Journal of Management, Industrial Marketing Management, European Journal of Marketing, Journal of Business Research. Has been a chief investigator of grants valued at over $5,000,000 and served on various Australian Government committees. He has supervised to completion some 50 PhD students. Overall, his published works have received over 19,000 citations and H-index of 67 and is rated in the top 1% of research productive marketing scholars globally. Aron has expertise in bringing together theoretical perspectives of strategy, firm resources and capabilities, and their effect on branding, value creation, innovation and firm performance in the context of goods and services which converges on both the firm side and customer side with regard to theory and practice. He has conducted research in a wide range of industry (SME, large firms manufacturing, services, Tourism and politics) and country contexts, especially in Asia with research in China, Singapore, Taiwan, Vietnam Indonesia, Malaysia, India, Iran, and other countries.
Prof. Avinandan (Avi) Mukherjee is Dean of the AACSB-accredited Lewis College of Business and Professor of Marketing at Marshall University, USA. This role entails managing the entire College of Business as the chief academic, financial, personnel and administrative officer, responsible for faculty, students, curriculum, budgets, and external engagement.
Prof. Avi has a uniquely international academic and professional background, having taught as full-time or visiting faculty in as many as 16 countries. He has published one book and more than 100 scholarly articles in leading peer-reviewed scholarly journals. His published research have been cited more than 5,000 times. Prof. Avi is the Founding Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing. He has served on corporate boards, directed executive development programs and consulted with companies in USA, UK, Denmark, India, Bangladesh, Singapore and Malaysia.
Prof. David K. Tse is the Chair Professor of International Marketing at the HKU Business School at The University of Hong Kong. He taught for 10 years at the University of British Columbia (1984-1993) after he received his BBA (Chinese Univ.), MBA and PhD (Univ. of California, Berkeley, 1984). He returned to Hong Kong in 1993 and joined the University of Hong Kong in 1998. He has taught at universities in U.S., Canada, Europe, Hong Kong and Mainland China. Since 2002, Professor Tse serves as an Honorary Professor of Marketing at Guanghua School of Management, Peking University and at Fudan University.
Prof. Hamed Shamma is an Associate Professor of Marketing and BP Endowed Chair at the School of Business, at The American University in Cairo (AUC), Egypt. He has published more than 20 articles in leading international journals such as: the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Product and Brand Management, International Journal of Marketing Studies, Journal of Islamic Marketing, Benchmarking: An International Journal, International Journal of Economics and Business Research, International Journal of Commerce and Management and International Journal of Customer Relationship Marketing and Management among others. He co-authored the first Arab Word Edition of Marketing Management, - the most widely used marketing book in graduate business schools worldwide - with Philip Kotler and Kevin Keller.
He has provided training to various organizations such as Ministry of Civil Aviation, Ministry of Administrative Development, Ministry of Planning, Raya, Eva Pharma, Pfizer, Orange Labs, Etisalat Misr, Siemens, Mansour Group, Goldman Sachs Women Entrepreneurship and Leadership, Flat 6 Labs, Endeavor, among many others.
Prof. Robert Ebo Hinson is a Professor and Head of the Department of Marketing & Entrepreneurship at the University of Ghana Business School. Professor Hinson has been consultant to several local and international institutions in Ghana including Standard Chartered Bank, HFC Bank, CAL Bank, Merchant Bank, the Enterprise Group; and Ecobank. Prof. Robert also sits on the board of Camelot Limited (a listed company). Professor Hinson started his professional career in advertising and has since becoming an academic taught a diversity of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Prof. Hinson was awarded the 2008 Emerati Highly Commended paper Award for a co-authored paper published in Corporate Governance, the 2009 Journal of African Business Best Paper Award, the 2010 Emerati Outstanding paper Award for a co-authored paper published in the Journal of Research in Interactive Marketing and the Best Paper award in the International marketing track at the 2010 Academy of Marketing Conference at the Coventry University Business School, for another co-authored paper.
His current areas of research are services management, e-business, marketing practice, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and international business.
Shankha Basu is an Associate Professor of Marketing at the Leeds University Business School (LUBS), UK. He has two broad areas of research interest – consumer decision-making and the cultural factors affecting consumer behaviour. His work has been published in reputed academic journals such as Journal of Consumer Psychology, Psychological Science, and Organizational Behaviour and Human Decision Processes. He has also published his work in managerial outlets such as the Harvard Business Review. He regularly presents his research at leading academic conferences such as those organized by the Association for Consumer Research, Society for Consumer Psychology, and American Marketing Association. Prior to a career in academia, he worked in the banking and FMCG sectors in India. At LUBS, he teaches marketing modules at the postgraduate level and quantitative methods to doctoral students.
Dr Thomas Anning-Dorson is a Senior Lecturer at the Wits Business School, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. His research covers core marketing, strategy, the digital economy and wellbeing; focusing on emerging and developing economies. He has published in journals such as Journal of Business Research, International Marketing Review, Computer in Human Behavior, Cross-Cultural and Strategic Management, Marketing Intelligence and Planning, Journal of Enterprise Information Management, European Journal of Innovation Management, etc. He has 4 forthcoming books on marketing communications, digital innovation and delivering distinctive value in emerging markets. Thomas is a Researcher at Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford on the Fairwork Project and also serves a Research Fellow at McGill University on the QES Program. He is the Track Chair – (International Business Theory) for the Academy of International Business – Sub-Saharan Africa Chapter (AIB Africa).
Prof. Ujwal Kayande is the Professor of Marketing at Melbourne Business School. He is also Founding Director of the Centre for Business Analytics. Prof. Ujwal teaches marketing strategy and analytics on the MBA, Master of Business Analytics and Executive Education programs. Ujwal is co-director of the Digital Marketing & Analytics Executive Education Program jointly delivered by the University of Oxford and Melbourne Business School.
After completing his PhD at the University of Alberta, Prof. Ujwal held faculty positions at the Penn State University, Australian National University, UNSW, University of Pennsylvania and others. He has received numerous accolades for teaching excellence and his research has been awarded by the American Marketing Association (Lehmann Award), European Marketing Academy (IJRM Best Paper) and the Australia-NZ Marketing Academy (Distinguished Researcher).
He is currently an Area Editor for the International Journal of Research in Marketing, and serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Marketing Research and the Journal of Service Research.
Anne L. Roggeveen (Ph.D. Columbia University) is the Charles Clarke Reynolds Professor of Retailing & Marketing at Babson College. She is joint editor-in-chief for the Journal of Retailing. She has served on the on the American Marketing Association’s Academic Council and Board of Directors of Nepa. She was an Honorary Visiting Professor at Center for Retailing, Stockholm School of Economics.
Her research has been widely published including in Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and Journal of Retailing. She has won a number of awards for her research and teaching including the DeLozier Best Conference Paper Award, AMS 2008, 2019; Hollander Best Retailing Paper, AMS 2008, 2016; Davidson Journal of Retailing Best Paper Award 2010, 2018, 2019; Pearson Prentice Hall’s Solomon-Marshall-Stuart Award for Innovative Excellence in Marketing Education, AMA Teaching & Learning SIG 2014; and the Lamb-Hair-McDaniel Outstanding Marketing Teacher Award, AMS 2014. Dr. Roggeveen is an Associate Editor at the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science. She also serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Marketing, Journal of Service Research, and Journal of Business Research.
Dr. Labroo is a Consumer Psychologist and Professor of Marketing at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Her research investigates how people can be nudged into taking actions beneficial to them and to society in the long run. Her specific expertise is in understanding how people's feelings impact judgment and decision-making, including their consumer choices, persuasion, health-regulation, self-control, pro-social action, and creativity. Her research has featured in New York Times, Time, MSN, Forbes, Financial Times, Business Week, Scientific American, and other leading media outlets and she has presented this research a several leading business schools and psychology departments worldwide. She is recipient of the Society for Consumer Psychology Early Career Award, is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Marketing Letters, has served as an Associate Editor Member for Journal of Consumer Research and Journal of Consumer Psychology, and serves on the editorial/advisory boards of several journals.
Before joining Kellogg, Dr. Labroo served as the Patricia C. Ellison Professor of Marketing at University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management, and as Assistant and then Associate Professor of Marketing at Chicago Booth. She has an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (Ahmedabad) and her PhD is from Cornell.
Arvind Rangaswamy (PhD, Northwestern University) is University Distinguished Professor of Marketing at The Smeal College of Business at Penn State. From 2009 to 2012, he was the Senior Associate Dean for Research and Faculty. Before joining Penn State, he was a faculty member at the Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania) and the Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern University).
His research is focused on methods and models to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of marketing using information technologies. He has published numerous professional articles on marketing analytics and online marketing in top academic journals and is among the world’s leading scholars in these areas. He has also co-authored a widely used textbook on Marketing Analytics titled, Marketing Engineering. He is a Principal and co-founder of DecisionPro, Inc (www.decisionpro.biz, www.enginius.biz), and has consulted for many leading companies including Abbott Labs, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, and SAP among others. He is currently Editor of the Journal of Interactive Marketing. His academic honors include Government of India Scholar Award, IC2 Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin, Robert B. Clarke Outstanding Educator Award, Thinkers50 India, and IBM Faculty Partner. In addition, he is a two-time recipient of The Jan-Benedict E.M. Steenkamp Award for Long-Term Impact given by the International Journal of Research in Marketing.
Bernd Schmitt is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Consumer Research. He is the Robert D. Calkins Professor of International Business and Faculty Director of the Center on Global Brand Leadership at Columbia Business School in New York. His research has focused on consumer behavior, branding, and new technologies. He is widely recognized for his unique focus on the customer experience and innovation. His work has been published in all the major marketing journals. In addition, Professor Schmitt has authored and co-authored nine books which have been translated into 25 languages. As of 2021, his citations on Google Scholar exceed 30,000.
John Hulland is a chaired Professor of Marketing at the Terry College of Business, University of Georgia. His research interests focus primarily on investigating how social interactions – particularly in online communities – influence attitudes and behaviors, and on understanding the Dark Web. John’s research has appeared in a wide variety of leading journals, including Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science (JAMS), Journal of Marketing, Journal of Consumer Research, Marketing Science, and Journal of Marketing Research. He is currently the editor-in-chief of JAMS, as well as head of the Terry College Marketing department.
Prior to joining UGA in 2011, John taught at the University of Pittsburgh for ten years, and before that at the Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario in Canada. He received his PhD from MIT, his MBA from Queen’s University (in Kingston, Ontario), and his undergraduate degree (in Chemistry) from the University of Guelph.
John’s personal interests include swearing at errant golf shots in the summer and not having to shovel snow in the winter. He collects old video games and pinball machines, and is equally bad at both. John is married and has three adult children.
Lauren G. Block is the Lippert Professor of Marketing at the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College. Her primarily focuses broadly on areas of consumer well-being, consumer judgments of the efficacy of health-related products, magical thinking and extraordinary beliefs, and specific topics in sensory marketing. She currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Consumer Psychology. She has served as Associate Editor for the Journal of Consumer Research, the Journal of Consumer Psychology and the Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, and sits on the editorial boards of the Journal of Consumer Research, the Journal of Marketing and the Journal of Marketing Research.
Prof. Peter Danaher is Professor of Marketing and Econometrics at Monash University in Australia. He is currently the Head of the Marketing Department. He has held visiting positions at London Business School, The Wharton School, NYU and MIT.
He is a Co-Editor for the Journal of Marketing Research and was formerly an Area Editor for the Journal of Marketing. He also serves on the Editorial Boards of Marketing Science, IJRM and the Journal of Service Research. His primary research interests are media exposure distributions, advertising effectiveness, television audience measurement and behavior, internet usage behavior, customer satisfaction measurement, forecasting and sample surveys, resulting in many publications in journals such as the Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing Science, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Service Research, Journal of Advertising Research, Journal of the American Statistical Association, Journal of Retailing, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics and the American Statistician.
Stephen L. Vargo is a Shidler Distinguished Professor and Professor of Marketing at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa. He has articles published in the Journal of Marketing, the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, the Journal of Service Research, MIS Quarterly, and other top-ranked journals, in addition to three books. He currently serves as editor-in-chief of the AMS Review and on the editorial/advisory boards of 17 other journals. Professor Vargo has been awarded the Shelby D. Hunt/ Harold H. Maynard Award (twice) and the AMA/Sheth Foundation Award for his contributions to marketing theory, among other awards. The Web of Science Group has named him to its “Highly Cited Researchers” list (top 1%) and has identified him as one of the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds in economics and business for each of the last seven years.
Malcolm Wright is Professor of Marketing and MSA Charitable Trust Chair in Marketing at Massey University in New Zealand. He holds appointments as Regional Editor (Asia-Pacific) for the European Journal of Marketing, Chair of the Australian Advisory Board for the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute for Marketing Science, and Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Marketing Academy.
Malcolm is experienced in both corporate and academic settings, having been managing director of a well-known commercial property company, Head of School at universities in Australia and New Zealand, and Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor of Massey Business School. He has spent decades teaching students about all aspects of marketing, including as an author of the multi-edition textbook Consumer Behaviour: Applications in Marketing.
His academic interests revolve around branding, buyer behaviour and market research. Much of his recent work applies stochastic memory theory to develop insights into how people evaluate brands, scientific innovations, and virtual reality shopping environments. Malcolm's publications have appeared in scientific journals such as Nature Climate Change and Climatic Change as well as marketing journals such as the European Journal of Marketing, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, International Journal of Research in Marketing, and Journal of Product Innovation Management.
Professor- Entrepreneurship and Innovation, IILM University, Gurugram, India
Head- IILM Centre for Entrepreneurship Development and Innovation
Mentor for Change -NITI Aayog
Innovation Ambassador -MoE’s Innovation Cell
Dr. Bindu Agrawal is a nationally recognized expert on entrepreneurship, startup mentor and master coach for business simulations. Dr. Agrawal is a Professor of Entrepreneurship at IILM University and heads IILM Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Being the Mentor for Change (MoC- NITI Aayog), Innovation Ambassador (MoE’s Innovation Cell) she is contributing to the building entrepreneurship ecosystem in India. She carries 22 years of academic and industry experience. Passion for entrepreneurship and social cause keeps her motivated to work with women entrepreneurs and help them to realize their dreams. She has experience of getting Entrepreneurship and Innovation government funded projects and coordinating them, like NewGen IEDC, ATAL FDP, and Women Entrepreneurship Development Programs. Bindu mentors students and professionals to become entrepreneurs with an emphasis on creating impact and giving back to society to realize the dream of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan' or 'Self-Reliant India Mission'.
Her zeal for innovative pedagogy inspired her to be a Business Coach for Business Simulation Games. She has been using and coaching academicians for adopting Business Simulation pedagogy in the classroom for teaching business and entrepreneurship courses.
She has been working with University of Tennessee, on various Social Entrepreneurship Projects since 2015. The major projects include Green Cycle project, developing social entrepreneurship game for cooperative, innovation & creativity and clean water.
As a researcher and Ph. D guide, she has 18 publications in reputed journals. Currently she is working with Southern Georgia University and Tennessee University professors on Supply Chain Resource Orchestration, for Bottom of the Pyramid ( BoP), Competency assessment tools and leveraging data in education.
Kelly D. Martin is Professor of Marketing and Dean's Distinguished Research Fellow at Colorado State University. Her research interests involve marketing strategy and ethics, particularly in the areas of customer data privacy, political marketing strategy, and firm approaches to creating consumer well-being. Her articles have been recognized for research impact as recipients of the MSI Robert D. Buzzell Award, the Thomas C. Kinnear/JPPM Award, the AMA/EBSCO Responsible Research in Business Award, and the Davidson/Journal of Retailing Award. Kelly received the inaugural AMA Marketing and Society Emerging Scholar Award and held a two-year Colorado State University Monfort Professorship (2014-2016) for her early career research. She is Joint Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Public Policy & Marketing and serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Marketing, the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and Journal of Retailing. At Colorado State University, she serves as Codirector of the Center for Marketing and Social Impact.
June Cotte is Professor of Marketing at the Ivey Business School. Dr. Cotte is a consumer researcher, and is an Editor at the Journal of Consumer Research (JCR). In addition to serving as current Editor at JCR, she serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Marketing and the Journal of Consumer Psychology.
Dr. Cotte’s diverse research interests currently include projects the marketing of extraordinary experiences, consumer debt and stigmatization, and how people perceive time and how that influences their buying intentions. Her research has appeared in the Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, MIT/Sloan Management Review, the Wall Street Journal, as well as in other academic journals and books, and she has garnered more than $1.1 million in research grants for her work.
Dr. Cotte is President of the Association for Consumer Research and Past Chair of the American Marketing Association’s Consumer Behavior Special Interest Group (CBSIG). In addition, she is a formidable proponent of women in academia; in 2015 she co-founded the “Designing Your Career in the Marketing Academy” initiative, which is designed for female early career marketing scholars.
Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management,
IIT Bombay, India
Dr. Arti Kalro is an Associate Professor of Marketing at the Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, IIT Bombay. As a faculty member, she has been associated with the institute for over a decade, and her areas of teaching interest include Marketing Management, Media & Communications Studies, Data Analysis for Management, Technology, etc.
Professor Kalro holds a PhD in the field of Management from IIT Madras, and holds a Masters degree in Communications (specializing in Advertising). She was also a University Gold Medalist during her Masters. Professor Kalro has served as a visiting faculty at various business schools like DoMS IIT Madras, Chennai Business School, M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women.
Prof. Kalro also has an interest in the social innovations space and she serves as an Executive Committee member at the Tata Center for Technology and Design at IIT Bombay, where they develop solutions for resource-constrained communities.
Co-Editor, Journal of Marketing
Professor of Marketing,
John C. Narver Endowed Professor in Business Administration,
Research Director of the Center for Sales and Marketing Strategy,
University of Washington, USA.
Prof. Robert W. Palmatier is Professor of Marketing and John C. Narver Chair of Business Administration at the Foster School at the University of Washington. He is founder and research director of the Sales and Marketing Strategy Institute (SAMSI).
In a 2018 AMA study, he was shown to be the 10th most productive scholar in marketing (across top 4 marketing journals) over the past 10 years.
He has served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science and presently is the Co-editor for Journal of Marketing; and also sits on numerous editorial review boards.
Editor-in-chief, Journal of Business Research
Distinguished Uuniversity Professor
Vachel Pennebaker Research Chair
Kenneth l. Bernhardt Distinguished Department Fead
Department of Marketing
Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA