Vish Krishnan

Jacobs Family Chair in Management and Engineering Leadership, University of California San Diego

Professor Vish Krishnan is an accomplished scholar and world-renowned consultant who has worked with the senior leadership at companies such as Nissan, Zeiss, Amylin Pharma, Motorola, and Sony on organizational, cultural, and digital transformation. He is currently Chaired Professor at the University of California, San Diego’s Rady School of Management and a faculty affiliate at the Harvard Business School. Vish Krishnan received his doctorate degree in engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and has co-authored some of the most cited articles on the topics of innovation and product development/ management. He has also been asked to serve in editorial roles of prestigious management journals. His work with Dell Computer and other companies has been documented as a Harvard Business School case study and taught at a number of top universities. His work with 3M resulted in an appearance on the front page of the Wall Street Journal. Professor Krishnan worked with Nissan and Sony on the transformation and growth of their international businesses, including India and South Asia. Dr. Krishnan is the winner of several major teaching and research awards including the Most Valuable Professor award.