Keynote Speaker Anil K. Gupta

Anil K. Gupta

Professor of Global Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Business Author and Thought-Leader on Strategy and Globalization

  • Speaker's U.S. Fee Range
    $20,001 - $40,000 i
  • Languages Spoken
  • Travels From
    Maryland, USA

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Dr. Anil K. Gupta is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on strategy, globalization and entrepreneurship. Ranked by Thinkers50 as one of the world’s “most influential living management thinkers,” he has been named by The Economist as one of the world’s “superstars” in a cover story on “Innovation in Emerging Economies.” The UK-based HotTopics has also named him as one of the world’s “100 most influential professors of entrepreneurship.” Further, he is one of only 3 professors in the world to have been elected by his peers as a Lifetime Fellow of the three most prestigious bodies in the field – Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society, and Academy of International Business, with a combined membership of over 25,000 scholars worldwide.

Anil’s other honors include the “Best Professor in Strategic Management” award from CMO Asia, recognition by BusinessWeek as an Outstanding Faculty in its Guide to the Best B-Schools, induction into the Academy of Management Journals’ Hall of Fame, and listing by Management International Review as a “North American Superstar” for research in strategy and organization. He is also a regular participant at the World Economic Forum summits including the annual meeting in Davos and the regional meetings in China, India, and the Middle East. He is also a member of the Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Emerging Multinationals.

Anil is the author, coauthor or coeditor of several highly acclaimed books including The Silk Road Rediscovered (Wiley, 2014), Getting China and India Right (Wiley, 2009), Global Strategies for Emerging Asia (Wiley, 2012), The Quest for Global Dominance (Wiley, 2008), Smart Globalization (Wiley, 2003), and Global Strategy and Organization (Wiley, 2003) as well as over 70 papers in leading academic journals. Getting China and India Right received the 2009 Axiom Book Awards’ Silver Prize as one of the world’s two best books on globalization/international business and was short-listed for the Asia Society’s Annual Bernard Schwartz Book Award.

Anil serves as a columnist for Bloomberg BusinessWeek, as a Contributing Editor for Chief Executive Magazine, and as a contributor to His opinion pieces have also been published in The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Chief Executive Magazine, Daily Telegraph, China Daily, Economic Times, and other outlets. He has been interviewed by Harvard Business Review, Economist, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, USA Today, BusinessWeek, Forbes, BBC, CNBC, Bloomberg TV, Reuters TV, New Delhi TV, CCTV China as well as other top-tier global media.

Anil serves regularly as a keynote speaker at major conferences and corporate forums in the US, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Africa – including the World Economic Forum, Economist conferences, Chief Executive magazine’s CEO2CEO Summits, and the Yale CEO Summit. He has also served as a consultant, keynote speaker and/or executive education faculty with some of the largest corporations in the world including GE, Wal-Mart, IBM, HSBC, Deutsche Bank, H-P, SAP, Microsoft, Schneider Electric, TOTAL, PPG Industries, MTN Group (South Africa), Accenture, Astra Zeneca, Marriott, First Data, Jacobs, Monsanto, ABB, Lockheed Martin, McGraw-Hill, Indian Oil, Steel Authority of India, Huawei Technologies (China), TeliaSonera, Metso, UPM-Kymmene, Finnair, Cemex, and Penoles.

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Gupta has also served as a visiting professor at Stanford University, Dartmouth College, Bocconi Business School (Italy), Helsinki University of Technology (Finland), and IPMI (Indonesia).

Testimonials 3

  • Dr. Gupta’s presentation for our Senior Leadership Conference was extremely insightful and inspiring as we pursue our vision of global sector leadership. Your session was noted as one of the best in the conference. The breadth and depth of your business examples around going global has given us a better understanding of what action we need to take in our organization.

    Corporate Executive

    One of the world’s largest natural resources companies

  • “I heard nothing but rave reviews. Altogether, we had the strongest program ever – a great way to launch 2012. I would be delighted to recommend you to any of my colleagues and will do so if and when that opportunity arises. Thanks for joining us and all the best.”

    President & CEO

    International Dairy Foods Association

  • “You advanced pragmatic wisdom for our crowd, particularly with what I considered the quote of the speech: ‘Cut the chains and you become free, cut the roots and you die.’ I believe those words will be carried by our audience in perpetuity. Again, we thank you so much for your fantastic contribution, for delivering a perfect presentation, for educating everyone of the realities of China and India emergence, and for making our CSLE event more special. ”

    Conference Chair

    Thought Leadership Institute

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