Frank M. Speakman Professor of Strategy
and Perelman Senior Research Fellow
Professor Mudambi's current research focuses on technology and innovation management, studying both multinational as well as entrepreneurial firms. The geography of innovation is one of his main research interests.
He has published over 80 refereed journal articles and 6 books. His work has appeared in the Strategic Management Journal, the Journal of International Business Studies, the Journal of Political Economy, the Journal of Economic Geography, Research Policy and the Journal of Applied Statistics, among others.
He is a Fellow of the Academy of International Business (AIB). In terms of professional service, he is an Area Editor of the Journal of International Business Studies (2013-2016) and served as an Associate Editor of the Global Strategy Journal (2010-2013). He has been a Guest Editor for the Journal of Economic Geography, the Journal of Management Studies, the International Business Review and the Journal of International Management. He serves on the Editorial Boards of the Management International Review, the Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Journal of World Business, Multinational Business Review, Competitiveness Review and Industry and Innovation.
He is a visiting Professor at the Henley Business School, University of Reading (UK), and at the Center for Strategic Management and Globalization, Copenhagen Business School. He is a Lifetime Fellow of the Academy of the University of Messina, Italy, an Honorary Professor at the Center of International Business, University of Leeds (CIBUL) and a member of advisory council of the University of Bradford Centre in International Busines(BCIB).
Professor Mudambi teaches the capstone Strategic Management course as well as International Business at the MBA and Executive MBA levels. He has considerable experience in executive education, both in the US and in Europe. He is an active Ph.D. supervisor and his former graduate students hold academic and consulting positions in the US, the UK, Italy, Germany, Austria and India.
Prior to joining Temple University, Professor Mudambi taught at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio and the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He taught in Europe for seven years at the University of Buckingham and the University of Reading.
He completed his Masters degree at the London School of Economics and Political Science, England and his Ph.D. at Cornell University.