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DB2_Performance-Venkat_Kuppuswamy

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									                                      Venkat Kuppuswamy
Morgan Hall T71                                                                           857-231-6228
Harvard Business School                                                                venkat@hbs.edu
Boston, MA 02163

Nationality: Canadian

EDUCATION

Harvard Business School                                                                      Boston, MA
Doctor of Business Administration                                                  May 2011 (expected)
       Doctoral Candidate, Technology and Operations Management Unit
       Dissertation Title: The Performance Consequences of Firm Scope Choices
       Committee: Carliss Baldwin (chair), Ranjay Gulati, Kristina McElheran, Belén Villalonga

University of Toronto                                                         Scarborough, ON, Canada
Honors Bachelors of Science (with High Distinction)                                              2006
       Specialist in Computer Science with a Minor in Mathematics


RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS

Research       Boundaries of the Firm, Diversification, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Strategic Alliances
Teaching       Corporate Strategy, Technology Strategy, and Strategy in Entertainment Industries


RESEARCH PAPERS


Job Market
Venkat Kuppuswamy. “Risky Business: Uncertain Access to Specialized Complementary Assets, Vertical
Integration, and the Commercial Performance of New Products.” September 2010.

Under Review
Venkat Kuppuswamy and Belén Villalonga. "Does Diversification Create Value in the Presence Of
External Financing Constraints? Evidence from the 2008–2009 Financial Crisis." March 2010.
Revise and Resubmit at Journal of Finance.

Working Papers
Venkat Kuppuswamy and Ranjay Gulati. "The Micro-Foundations of Performance in Vertical
Relationships: Untangling the Separate Effects of Hierarchy on Cooperation and Coordination.” May
2010.
Belén Villalonga and Venkat Kuppuswamy. "Make vs. Ally—An Internal Capital Markets Perspective on
the Efficiency of Strategic Alliances." (In progress, draft forthcoming)

Non-Management Publications
Nunes P., Haines N., Kuppuswamy V., Fleet D.J., and B.A. Stewart. “Synaptic Vesicle Mobility and
Presynaptic F-Actin Are Disrupted in a N-ethylmaleimide – sensitive Factor Allele of Drosophila”
Molecular Biology of the Cell. August 2006.


CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

“Risky Business: The Effect of Uncertain Access to Complementary Assets on Vertical Integration
Choices.” Presented at the Consortium for Competitiveness and Cooperation (April 2010).

"The Micro-Foundations of Performance in Vertical Relationships: Untangling the Separate Effects of
Hierarchy on Cooperation and Coordination.” Presented at the Atlanta Competitive Advantage
Conference (May 2010) and at the Academy of Management Conference (August 2010).


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

University of Toronto                                                         Scarborough, ON, Canada
Teaching Assistant for “Narratives on Management and Organization”                         Spring 2006


CASES

Shih, Willy C., Chen-Fu Chien, Venkat Kuppuswamy, and Yen-Liang Koai. "Powerchip Semiconductor
Corporation." Harvard Business School Case 609-063.


PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Ad-hoc reviewer for both Management Science and Organization Science


INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

IBM Canada                                           Toronto, ON, Canada (May 2004 – December 2004)
DB2 Performance Analyst
REFERENCES

Carliss Baldwin
William L. White Professor of Business Administration
Harvard Business School
Baker Library 355, Boston, MA 02163
E-mail: cbaldwin@hbs.edu
Phone: 617-495-6673

Ranjay Gulati
Jaime and Josefina Chua Tiampo Professor of Business Administration
Harvard Business School
Morgan Hall 317, Boston, MA 02163
E-mail: rgulati@hbs.edu
Phone: 617-495-8554

Kristina McElheran
Lumry Family Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Harvard Business School
Morgan Hall 431, Boston, MA 02163
E-mail: kmcelheran@hbs.edu
Phone: 617-495-1016

Belén Villalonga
Associate Professor of Business Administration
Harvard Business School
Baker Library 237, Boston, MA 02163
E-mail: bvillalonga@hbs.edu
Phone: 617-495-5061

								
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