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Venkat Srivatsan

Venkat Srivatsan

Joined Stern 1993

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 7-49
New York, NY 10012

E-mail vsrivats@stern.nyu.edu
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Professor Srivatsan is Clinical Associate Professor of Economics at the Stern School and teaches a variety of courses in the areas of international macroeconomics, international strategy and multinational management. He teaches currently in the undergraduate, full-time MBA, Langone and Executive MBA programs. He has been an adjunct Professor at the Columbia Business School as well, where he has taught a variety of courses, including ones on "Executive Leadership" in the Executive MBA program. He is currently working on a project to compile a number of case studies of how social entrepreneurship can and has promoted economic development in rural India.

With a PhD in International Business Strategy from Columbia University (1992) and a Bachelor of Technology degree in Civil Engineering from IIT, Chennai, India as foundation, he has wide-ranging knowledge and interests in the natural and social sciences. With work experience that includes working in a large oil multinational as well as a small electronics start-up in India, he has developed the understanding and skills required for dealing with both complex managerial as well as entrepreneurial situations.

Research Interests

  • Values in economics and management
  • Social entrepreneurship and economic development
  • Globalization and international strategy
  • Economics of organization and management

Courses Taught

  • Global Business Environment

Academic Background

Ph.D., International Business Strategy, 1992
Columbia University

B.Tech., Civil Engineering, 1985
Indian Institute of Technology, India

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Areas of Expertise


  • Globalization & Trade


  • Entrepreneurship
  • Social Entrepreneurship