Atul is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and
Strategy at the Kenan-Flagler Business
School,University of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill. His current
research focuses on the
determinants of technological competence of firms. He is examining the
above in the context of pharmaceutical, chemical and optical disc
industries with specific emphasis on the patent portfolios of firms
and the evolutionary process underlying their development.
Atul received his Ph.D in the area of Strategic Management from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining the PhD program at Wharton, he worked with the Unilever Group of Companies in India. Atul also has a Bachelors degree in Production Engineering from the University of Bombay, an MBA from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade and an MA in Managerial Science and Applied Economics from Wharton.
Atul teaches in the MBA program and Doctoral Program at Kenan-Flagler. He teaches the courses, Strategic Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Venture Initiation.