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Deepak Hegde

Deepak  Hegde

Joined Stern 2010

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Tisch Hall
40 West Fourth Street, 722
New York, NY 10012

E-mail dhegde@stern.nyu.edu
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Deepak Hegde joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations in July 2010. He has previously worked at Robert Bosch, a large technology-based German company, and Abt Associates, a research and consulting firm for the U.S. government and business sector. He is currently a visiting scholar at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Professor Hegde's research focuses on the unique challenges posed by innovation (i.e. the production and commercialization of new ideas) to business strategy and public policy. He studies high-tech industries including biomedical and information and communication technologies. His work has been published in journals such as Science, Nature Biotechnology, Management Science, Journal of Law & Economics and Research Policy.

Professor Hegde earned his B.E. with distinction in Industrial Engineering from the Mysore University, his M.S. in Public Policy from the Georgia Institute of Technology and his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.

Research Interests

  • Technological innovation
  • Strategic management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Political economy and public policy

Courses Taught

  • Competitive Strategy
  • Corporate Strategy

Academic Background

B.E., Industrial Engineering
Mysore University

M.S., Public Policy
Georgia Institute of Technology

Ph.D., Business Administration
University of California, Berkeley

Awards & Appointments

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Visiting Scholar, 2013  
Kauffman Foundation Junior Faculty Fellow, 2012-2013  

Selected Publications

Hegde, D. (2013)
Tacit knowledge and the structure of license contracts: evidence from the biomedical industry.
Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Forthcoming

Hegde, D. (2012)
Funding and performance at the US Patent and Trademark Office.
Nature Biotechnology, 30(2) Feb 2012.

Areas of Expertise


  • Business Strategy
  • Industrial Organization
  • Political Economy


  • Entrepreneurship
  • Venture Capital/Financing


  • Competitive Analysis
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Technology & Innovation