Rahul Kapoor is a David W. Hauck Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. In his research, Rahul focuses on the management of industry disruption and ecosystems related to new technologies and business models. He has published numerous articles on these topics in leading peer-reviewed and practitioner journals from a perspective of both established firms and start-ups. He is the past chair of the Technology and Innovation Management Division of the Academy of Management.
At Wharton, Rahul teaches undergraduate, MBA, Executive MBA, and PhD courses on technology and innovation strategy. He is also an active contributor to Wharton Executive Education, teaching in both the customized and open-enrollment programs. He has received several awards for his research and teaching including the inaugural Academy of Management (Technology and Innovation Management Division) Emerging Scholar Award. He has also advised and consulted for several firms with respect to launching new innovation initiatives. Prior to joining academia, he spent over seven years in the high-tech industry where he worked for Texas Instruments and was involved with two start-ups, one of which he co-founded.