Vish Krishnan

Professor & Endowed Chair, UC San Diego Rady School of Management

Vish Krishnan is an accomplished scholar and an award-winning educator with substantial industrial and academic experience. For over two decades, he has worked with the senior leadership at numerous cutting-edge global firms. He has also been a visiting Professor at the Harvard Business School, and has been invited to deliver seminars at many major Universities including MIT, Harvard, Stanford, INSEAD, University of Chicago and UCLA. Dr. Krishnan has co-authored some of the most cited articles on the topics of innovation and product development/ management, and has been asked to be the editor of prestigious Management journals. Some of his work has been documented as a Harvard Business School case study, taught at a number of top Universities, and resulted in an appearance on the front page of the Wall Street Journal.


Vish Krishnan received his doctorate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and is currently Chaired Professor and a founding faculty at the University of California, San Diego’s Rady School of Management. Dr. Krishnan is the winner of several major teaching and research awards including the Most Valuable Professor award in the Executive Education program at the University of California in 2009 and 2012.