Shaz Ansari, Ph.D., Class of 2003
University Lecturer, Cambridge University
I was absolutely thrilled to be selected to attend the 42nd Annual International Achievement Summit in Washington, D.C. It was a life-changing experience and I have amazing memories of meeting and interacting with extraordinary leaders at the Summit. It gave me a tremendous boost in confidence and played a very important role in advancing my career.
I am currently a University Lecturer in Strategy at the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, and Visiting Assistant Professor at the Rotterdam School of Management of Erasmus University in the Netherlands. I am a member of the editorial boards of Organization Science, Journal of Management Studies and Organization Studies, and a High Performing member of the Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM).
My research interests include institutional processes, technological and management innovations, value creation and new market development, bottom-of-the-pyramid strategies, knowledge management, outsourcing and off-shoring. I have published in several leading academic journals including Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, Journal of Management Studies, Strategic Organization, Advances in Strategic Management, Research Policy and Organization Studies.
My area of expertise in executive education includes strategic management, technological and business model innovation, corporate social responsibility and triple bottom line. I have delivered executive education programs for various private and public organizations, including Shell, British Telecom, Nokia, Laing O’Rourke, UNICEF, Essex County Council, City & Guilds, China Development Bank, Shanghai University of Finance and Education, Ahmedabad University, Kuala Lumpur Education City, and the University of São Paulo, Brazil.