Amit Joshi joined IMD as Professor of AI, Analytics and Marketing Strategy. He brings IMD extensive expertise in marketing management and strategy, advertising, digital media, data analytics and marketing accountability. He is Program Director of the open program Digital Analytics and the Director of the Digital Excellence Diploma.
Amit regularly interacts with a variety of corporate clients in several industries, including fintech, pharma, telecom, media, manufacturing, retailing, education and automobiles. He was previously a professor in the USA and has also worked for Cadbury India Ltd., a company that is now a part of the Mondelez International group.
Amit’s research, which focuses on long-run marketing strategy, analytics and marketing effectiveness has been published in top journals, including Journal of Marketing, Marketing Science, Journal of Consumer Culture and Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science. His research has twice won the MSI / H. Paul Root Award, for the best paper in the Journal of Marketing (2010 and 2015), in addition to the Robert D. Buzzell Best Paper Award (2006) for the MSI publication with the most long-term impact. His dissertation won an honorable mention in the 2004 Alden G. Clayton Dissertation Proposal Competition.
His research has also been extensively covered in the popular press and media, including NPR, CNN, NBC, Fox News, Bloomberg, Investor Relations Magazine, Science Daily and the Orlando Sentinel. Amit earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pune, and then a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (P.G.D.M.) from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, India. His Ph.D. is from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.