Sikh Art & Film Foundation

November 22, 2013 | 6:00pm | McGraw-Hill Conference Center
1221 6th Avenue, 2nd Fl., New York, NY

Dr. Praveen Nayyar
Professor, NYU Stern School of Business

Praveen Nayyar is the proud husband of Sarita Nayyar, whom he met in graduate school in Ahmedabad, and the proud father of a son, Kunal, (no, not the one in Big Bang Theory; no relation) and a daughter, Meghan. He is also Associate Professor at the Stern School of Business, New York University. Dr. Nayyar teaches operations, strategy and service management. He consults and conducts executive development courses on strategy and services. And, he mentors a vast number of his students through the rigors of graduate and undergraduate studies.

Dr. Nayyar’s research focuses on service businesses, competitive and corporate strategy, customer service, organization design, and technology strategy. His work has appeared in Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, and Academy of Management Review. He is the co-editor of two leading-edge books: Technological Innovation: Oversights and Foresights, and Creating Value in Financial Services.

Praveen Nayyar received a Ph. D. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, a M.B.A. from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and a Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Dr. Nayyar won the A. T. Kearney Award for Outstanding Research in General Management from the Academy of Management for his work on service businesses.

In addition to the immeasurable joys of spending time with his family and often getting coffee with friends at Starbucks, in his spare time (if any) Praveen, the engineer, helps friends and family repair, maintain and use various electronic devices, especially laptops and desktops, which seem to need a lot of hand-holding. He is always looking for devices you wish to get rid of so that they can be refurbished and given to those who might be able to put them to good use.


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