Sumit Kundu Affiliation: Florida International University

Bio:Dr. Sumit K. Kundu is a Professor and James K. Batten Eminent Scholar Chair in International Business in the College of Business at Florida International University.

Dr. Kundu is the Associate Dean for International in College of Business at FIU. He served as Academic Director of the Masters of International Business program [2009-2018], Faculty Director of the Executive MBA program [August 2004-June 2008] and Ph.D Coordinator, Department of Management & International Business [August 2004-June 2009].

Dr. Kundu published 50+ papers in journals such as Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of World Business, Global Strategy Journal, Journal of International Management, Journal of Business Ethics, International Business Review, Journal of Business Research, Management International Review, Journal of International Marketing, Journal of Small Business Economics and others. He has written 3 books covering topics on Offshoring and Outsourcing, Emerging Market Multinationals, and Human Capital and Innovation.

He serves as a Consulting Editor for Journal of International Business Studies, Associate Editor for Journal of International Management, Associate Editor for Journal of Business Research, and on the editorial board of Journal of World Business, Global Strategy Journal, Management International Review, International Business Review, and Journal of Teaching in International Business.

Dr. Kundu has taught several international business courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels at Florida International University, Saint Louis University, State University of New York, Northeastern University, and Rutgers University. His extensive international experience includes teaching at Chulalongkorn University (Thailand), City University of Hong Kong (China), Saint Louis University Madrid Campus (Spain), Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore and Indian Institute of Foreign Trade.

Dr. Kundu has received several teaching awards namely, Best Professor in Professional MBA program (2010), Best Professor in International MBA program (2007), Best Professor award in Masters in International Business program (August 2016, 2015 and 2014, December 2012, May 2012, 2011, 2006), Outstanding Teacher in Executive MBA program (2004), and Best Course award in Masters in International Business program (2012). He was named Outstanding Graduate Teacher of the Year (2003), Teacher of the Year for Executive Masters in International Business program (2003), and Teacher of the Year for the full-time MBA program (2003) at Saint Louis University.

Dr. Kundu served as Vice President (Administration) for Academy of International Business [2014-2017] and a Board member for European International Business Academy [2017-2022].

His corporate experience includes cash flow management at Phillips Petroleum PLC and international and domestic marketing at Fedders Lloyd PLC, and India Foils PLC. Dr. Kundu has been a consultant to several multinational corporations – Novartis, MasterCard International, Ingersoll Rand-Hussmann International, Boeing, and CPI-Sears Portrait Studio.

Last Updated: March 2020