Programme Directors



V. (Paddy) Padmanabhan

Programme Director

Professor of Marketing
The Unilever Chaired Professor of Marketing

V. “Paddy” Padmanabhan is the Unilever Chaired Professor of Marketing, INSEAD-Singapore. Prior to joining INSEAD, he was the John K. and Ellen A. Wallace Distinguished Professor of Marketing at the Olin School of Business, Washington University (1998–2002) and Associate Professor of Marketing and Fletcher Jones Faculty Fellow at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University (1990–1998).

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Balagopal Vissa

Programme Director

Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship
Chair, Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise Area

Professor Vissa's research interests focus on entrepreneurship in Asian emerging economies. His research seeks to understand how entrepreneurial firms and teams in Asia build effective networks – in the context of traditional family businesses (called business groups) as well as stand alone new ventures. His research has received numerous awards and his articles have appeared in journals such as Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, Strategic Management Society's book series and Strategic Management Journal. 

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Amitava Chattopadhyay

Programme Director

Professor of Marketing
The GlaxoSmithKline Chaired Professor of Corporate Innovation

Amitava Chattopadhyay is an expert on branding and his research has appeared in leading journals including the Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of Marketing, Marketing Science, Management Science, International Journal of Research in Marketing, and Long Range Planning. Most recently, he has published a book entitled The New Emerging Market Multinationals: Four Strategies for Disrupting Markets and Building Brands.

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Neil Bearden

Programme Director

Associate Professor of Decision Sciences

Professor Bearden’s primary research is on human judgement and decision making. He is particularly interested in how people represent and assess uncertainty, the interplay of memory and judgment, and how beliefs and expectations influence perception. He is also doing work in epistemology and philosophy of science, especially as it relates to empirical business research. 

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Contributing Faculty


Shantanu Bhattacharya

Associate Professor of Operations Management

Guoli Chen

Associate Professor of Strategy

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Pushan Dutt

Associate Professor of EconomicsThe Shell Fellow of Economic Transformation

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Horacio Falcao

Affiliate Professor of Decision Sciences

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Lily Hua Fang

Associate Professor of Finance

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Ji-Yub (Jay) Kim

Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise

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Jean-Claude Noel

Adjunct Clinical Professor

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Ian Woodward

Affiliate Professor of Organisational Behaviour

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Claudia Zeisberger

Affiliate Professor of Decision Sciences and Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise

Academic Director, Global Private Equity Initiative

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Visiting Faculty



Christian lundblad

Edward M. O'Herron Distinguished Scholar and Professor of Finance   
Kenan-Flagler Business School


Allan Filipowicz

Visiting Professor of Organisational Behaviour 



Krishnamurthy Surysekar

Associate Professor of Accounting, Florida International University



Gaurango Chattopadhyay

Emeritus Professor, Academy of HRD, India



Dominique Jacquet

Professor of Corporate Finance and Head of Economics and Finance, Ecole des Ponts



Sreeni Kamma

Associate Professor of Finance, Kelley School of Business



Prashant Malaviya

Associate Professor, McDonough School of Business



Peter D. Goodson

Distinguished Teaching Fellow, INSEAD’s Global Private Equity Initiative (GPEI)



Jake Cohen

Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate and Master’s Programs, MIT Sloan School of Management


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