Anthony Di Benedetto

Professor of Marketing

Fox School of Business and Management
Alter Hall 523
1801 Liacouras Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6083
Phone: (215) 204-8147
Fax: (215) 204-6237

Prof. Anthony Di Benedetto is Professor of Marketing and Supply Chain Management and Senior Washburn Research Fellow at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. He is also Professor of High-Tech Entrepreneurial Marketing, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, The Netherlands and has held visiting professorships at Bocconi University and Politecnico di Milano (Milan), European School of Economics (Rome), Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (Vienna), Kansai University (Osaka), WHU (Vollendar, Germany), St. Petersburg State University (St. Petersburg, Russia), and IESEG (Lille, France). In 2010, Prof. Di Benedetto was named the Fulbright-Kathryn and Craig Hall Chair in Entrepreneurship, and spent a semester teaching and doing research at the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien and St. Petersburg State University.

Prof. Di Benedetto holds a Ph. D. degree in Administration, an M.B.A., and a B. Sc. degree in Chemistry, all from McGill University, Montreal, Canada. He taught at the Université du Québec à Montréal (in French) and the University of Kentucky before moving to Philadelphia in 1990. Since arriving at Temple he has taught in Temple's Professional MBA, Executive MBA, Executive MBA (Singapore), Online MBA, and International MBA programs as well as at the Ph. D. and undergraduate levels. He has taught International Marketing in Temple's International Business Summer Program at the Temple Rome campus in Italy since 1992. He is a recipient of Temple University's Great Teacher Award, the Lindback Award for teaching excellence, a Department of Marketing teaching award, and the Lynne A. Cronfeld Research Award/Grant.

Prof. Di Benedetto has been named one of the 50 leading research scholars worldwide in Innovation and Technology Management by the International Association of Management of Technology. In a 2012 article in the Journal of Product Innovation Management, he was named one of the top 10 scholars worldwide in innovation management. He was previously named one of the leading scholars worldwide in innovation management in a 2007 article in the Journal of Product Innovation Management, and also in a 2006 article in R&D Management.  He has over 100 refereed academic articles published, in journals including Journal of Product Innovation Management, Management Science, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Operations Management, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Decision Sciences, Journal of Business Research, Columbia Journal of World Business, Industrial Marketing Management, Interfaces, Journal of Advertising Research, and elsewhere.  A paper published in IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management was named the Best Paper in that journal for 2008. His research has been primarily in the areas of new product development and industrial marketing management and strategy. He has been named multiple times to the Dean's Research Honor Roll of the School of Business and Management.

Prof. Di Benedetto is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Product Innovation Management.  He is co-author with Merle Crawford on New Products Management, published by Irwin/McGraw-Hill and currently in its tenth edition. He has also co-authored a book on industrial product innovation and a computer-supported casebook in new product development. As a freelance consultant, he has carried out marketing and economics studies for private companies and government agencies in the Montreal, Lexington (Kentucky) and Philadelphia areas.

Prof. Di Benedetto is a certified New Product Development Professional (NPDP). In the past, he has served as Vice-President of Publications for the Product Development & Management Association (PDMA), as Editor of Visions, the national newsletter of the PDMA, as a member of the Board of Directors of the PDMA, as Abstracts Editor of the Journal of Product Innovation Management and as Treasurer of the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Marketing Association. Prof. Di Benedetto is listed in Marquis Who's Who in the World, Marquis Who's Who in America, 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century, and Great Minds of the 21st Century.