An introduction to Kamalini Ramdas
Deloitte Chair in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Recently appointed Deloitte Chair in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at London Business School, eminent Professor Kamalini Ramdas takes responsibility for the intellectual leadership in the delivery of the research programme for the Deloitte Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Kamalini Ramdas is a Professor of Management Science & Operations and an Academic Director of the Deloitte Institute of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at London Business School. Her research, teaching and expertise centres on innovation and service operations.
Kamalini’s recent work examines new ways to create value through innovation, including service innovation and operational innovation. She has recently published a major article in the Harvard Business Review and presented key findings in her inaugural lecture as the Deloitte Chair in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, hosted by our CEO David Sproul at The Deloitte Academy.
Kamalini has published major articles in A list journals and Management Science, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Production and Operations Management amongst others. She regularly addresses audiences including Harvard, Columbia and Stanford Business Schools.
Kamalini’s role as Deloitte Chair in Innovation and Entrepreneurship is an important element of Deloitte’s partnership with London Business School, not least because we passionately believe in the role of innovation and entrepreneurship in driving business and growth. With a Chair in innovation and entrepreneurship at the School established in perpetuity, we are helping to create a lasting legacy for the world of business, ensuring fresh and rigorous thinking and research will be pursued in these spheres.
Kamalini is Departmental Editor for the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Department of Management Science, and a senior editor at Production and Operations Management. During her career Kamalini has taught at the Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia; the University of Texas at Austin; The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.