Ashish Nanda is Associate Professor of the Harvard Business School.
A member of the Negotiations, Organizations, and Markets unit at
the Harvard Business School, Professor Nanda teaches MBA courses
Professional Services and Leadership Values and Decision Making.
He teaches in the Harvard executive education program Leadership
in Professional Service Firms. His research focuses on management
of professional service organizations. Nanda is on the Harvard Business
School Latin America faculty advisory committee and is the unit
coordinator for MBA field studies. He has taught General Management
in the MBA curriculum and doctoral seminars on Joint Ventures
and Administrative Theory and Practice.
Nanda has advised and taught on the subjects of management of professional
service firms, business ethics, and international management. His
professional activities have included projects with the Algar Group,
Arthur D. Little, Berwin Leighton Paisner, Booz Allen and Hamilton,
Credit Suisse group, Egon Zehnder International, McGuire Woods,
PDVSA, the Segal Company, Thales (Thomson-CSF), and the WPP group.
He is on the academic advisory committee of INALDE, Colombia and
is a director of Kale Consulting, USA. Prior to coming to Harvard
University, he worked as an executive with the Tata group of companies
Nanda received a Bachelor of Technology degree (First Rank) in
Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology at
Delhi and Post Graduate Diploma in Management (First Rank) from
the Indian Institute of Management at Ahmedabad. He was awarded
an A.M. in Economics from Harvard University in 1990, and a Ph.D.
in Business Economics from Harvard Business School in 1993.
Nanda has received several academic awards, including Henry B.
Arthur Fellowship (1999-2000), Harvard University Center in Ethics
and the Professions Faculty Fellowship (1999-2000), Harvard University
Scholarship (1989-1992), McGillicuddy Fellowship (1989), IIM Director's
Gold Medal (1993), Air India Industrial Scholarship (1982), President
of India Gold Medal (1981), Raman Subramanian Memorial Prize (1980),
President of India Gold Medal (1976), Indian National Scholarship
(1976-1981), Senior Science Talent (1975), Junior Science Talent
(1973), and All India Merit Certificate (1971).