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Sunil Gupta

Edward W. Carter Professor of Business Administration and co-chair of the executive program on Driving Digital Strategy at Harvard Business School

Sunil Gupta is the Edward W. Carter Professor of Business Administration and co-chair of the executive program on Driving Digital Strategy at Harvard Business School. Sunil’s current research is in the area of digital technology and its impact on consumer behavior and firm strategy. The primary goal of his research is to understand how digital technology is disrupting existing industries and how incumbents should transform their businesses in this new environment. Sunil has published three books and over 100 articles, book chapters, cases, and notes. His research has been well recognized in national and international circles and has won several awards. For the last four years (2016-2019), he has been invited by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to nominate a scholar for the Nobel Prize in Economics. Sunil has conducted seminars and consulted with several companies in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia. As a business expert, he has frequently appeared on several national and international television programs, such as CBS, CNN, NPR, and BBC, and has been quoted in Forbes, The Fast Company, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. Prior to joining Harvard, Sunil was the Meyer Feldberg Professor of Business at Columbia Business School. Sunil holds a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and a Ph.D. from Columbia University.