About Anil Gupta

Anil Gupta is the Michael Dingman Chair and Professor of Strategy, Globalization, and Entrepreneurship at the Smith School of Business, The University of Maryland at College Park. He has also served as a Chaired Professor at INSEAD and as a Visiting Professor at Stanford University, Dartmouth College, and Tsinghua University (China).

Anil is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on strategy and globalization. Ranked by Thinkers50 as one of the world’s “most influential management thinkers,” he has been named by The Economist as one of the world’s “superstars” in a cover story on “Innovation in Emerging Economies.” He has also been inducted into the Academy of Management Journals’ Hall of Fame. In 2017, Anil received the Outstanding Educator award from the Academy of Management’s International Management Division. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society, and Academy of International Business. He has also served on the editorial boards and/or as Guest Editor for Academy of Management JournalAcademy of Management ReviewOrganization Science, and Information Systems Research.

Anil is the author of 40 papers in academic journals as well as over 60 other articles, columns, and op-eds in top-tier outlets such as Harvard Business ReviewThe Wall Street JournalFinancial TimesBusinessWeek, and Chief Executive Magazine. He is also the coauthor of several books including The Quest for Global DominanceSmart GlobalizationGetting China and India RightGlobal Strategies for Emerging Asia, and The Silk Road Rediscovered. He also serves (or has served) as a keynote speaker and adviser for a number of Global Fortune 500 companies as well as technology ventures and accelerators in the US, China, and India.

Anil is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Expert Network. He has been a frequent participant at the Forum’s annual summit in Davos. He is also a member of The Bretton Woods Committee and the CNBC Disruptors Advisory Council