GBSN is pleased to announce the addition
of two new members to the Academic Advisory Board. We welcome Soumitra Dutta,
Dean of the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell
University, and Ricardo Lim, Dean of the Asian Institute of Management, to the GBSN
Academic Advisory Board. GBSN looks forward to their input as our membership
Soumitra Dutta, Dean, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University (USA)
is the Anne and Elmer Lindseth Dean and Professor of Management at the Samuel
Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, New York.Prior to July 2012, he was the Roland Berger Chaired Professor of Business and
Technology at INSEAD and the founding director of eLab, a center of excellence
in the digital economy.
obtained his Ph.D. in computer science and his M.Sc. in business administration
from the University of California at Berkeley. His current research is on
technology strategy and innovation policies at both corporate and national
levels. He has won several awards for research and pedagogy and is actively
involved in strategy and policy consulting.
co-edited thirteen annual Global Information Technology reports for the World
Economic Forum on the impact of information technology on development and
national competitiveness (http://www.weforum.org/issues/global-information-technology).
He is the co-author of the Global Innovation Index
(http://www.globalinnovationindex.org) which is published with the World
Intellectual Property Organization (a specialized UN agency focused on innovation
and patents) and is leading global assessment of innovation capabilities. His
research has been showcased in the global media and he has received several
awards including the Light of India Award ‘12 (from Times of India media group)
and the Global Innovation Award ’13 (from INNOVEX in Israel).
Ricardo Lim, Dean, Asian Institute of Management (Philippines)
Ricardo A. Lim is Dean of the Asian Institute of Management. He teaches
innovation, teams, knowledge management, risk management, marketing,
operations, and quantitative analysis.
Prof. Lim has
also taught management information systems in the MBA program of the Graduate
School of Business of the University of the Philippines, and the De La Salle
University. He was a visiting faculty of Universitas 21, an online,
asynchronous distance MBA program based in Singapore.
the Institute, Prof. Lim managed ATM and branch automation projects for the
Philippine National Bank; developed a telemarketing system for the Sears
Roebuck Chicago Merchandising Group; and built an international securities monitoring
and control system for the State Street Bank in Boston. He installed a
nationwide claims litigation system for the American International Group in New
York. He participated in manufacturing and financial systems development
projects at Allied-Bendix Rhode Island, Hartz Mountain of New Jersey, Wang
Laboratories and American Fund Raising Services in Boston, Massachusetts. He
also worked for Nixdorf Computer Philippines, the CSC Consulting Group in
Boston and the Bankers Trust Company in New York. He currently consults for
remains active in research, having extensively studied the biotechnology,
pharmaceutical, and other industries. He co-authored “The Permeability of HR
Roles”, and a study on MBTI profiles of Asian leaders, for AIM’s forthcoming
research monograph series, Business and Development Research (2010). His other
research interests include innovation processes, social networks, communities
of practice, teams, and management communication. He contributes articles for the
Business Mirror’s column, “Making the Complex Simple”. He wrote The PHINMA
Story (1996), and was, at one time, the Editor-in-Chief of The Asian Manager, a
magazine published by AIM.
Prof. Lim is the
Chairperson of the Philippine Academy of Management (PAoM), and is a member of
the American Academy of Management (AoM). He is also Associate Editor and
Review Board member of the Graziado Business Report, a publication of the
Pepperdine University. He has published at MIS Quarterly and the Academy of
He is likewise
active in consulting for advertising, auto, electronics, FMCG, banking,
resorts, government, IT, and pharmaceutical companies.
received his PhD in Business Administration from the Marshall School at the
University of Southern California (2002), his MBA from the Darden School,
University of Virginia (1989), and his Bachelor of Commerce in Management
Information Systems (Magna Cum Laude) from McGill University, Montreal (1982).