Dev Dutta

Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship
Phone: (603) 862-2944
Office: Management, Paul College Rm 318, Durham, NH 03824
Devkamal Dutta

Dev Dutta is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship at the Peter T Paul College of Business and Economics and Faculty Fellow at the University Entrepreneurship Center at the University of New Hampshire USA. He is also a design thinking educational expert (with certifications from both MIT and Stanford), a United States Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship (USASBE) Teaching & Learning Scholar, and a Global Mentor at Ideagist, the world's largest virtual incubator/accelerator.

Dev completed his PhD in Business Administration from the Ivey Business School at Western University Canada. His additional doctoral and/or post-doctoral training have been at the Case Western Reserve University, Oregon State University, Syracuse University, Texas A&M University, University of Texas at Austin, University of Michigan, Harvard University, MIT Sloan School, Stanford University, and York University Canada.

Prior to joining the academia, Dev worked for fifteen years in corporate entrepreneurship and strategic management practice at leading multinationals from India.

In his academic work, Dev teaches and researches at the intersection of innovation and entrepreneurship, and by applying the strategy lens. His research projects examine the impact of alliance partnerships between startups and large industry incumbents on innovation and entrepreneurial success, and have been published in leading academic journals in his field. He regularly presents at major national and international conferences and many of his papers have won best paper awards.

Dev is a Lean Launchpad Educator and a certified executive coach and consultant for the Entrepreneurial Mindset Profile (EMP), the Innovator Mindset (IM), and Technology Entrepreneurship (TE).


  • Ph.D., Business Admin.&Managemt, University of Western Ontario
  • M.A.F., Indian Institute of Finance
  • B.Eng., Birla Inst of Tech
  • Certificate, University of Western Ontario

Courses Taught

  • ADMN 703: Strategic Mgt: Decision Making
  • ADMN 775: Strategic Management
  • ADMN 882: Managing Growth and Innovation
  • ADMN 901: PAUL MBA CORE Knowledge
  • ADMN 982: Creating Winning Strategies
  • MGT 598: Top/Thinking Like Entrep.
  • MGT 598/798: Top/Creat, Innov, Des Thinking
  • MGT 732: Exploratn Entrepreneurial Mgt
  • PAUL 440A: Honors/Design Thinking

Selected Publications

Sukumar, A., Jafari-Sadeghi, V., Garcia-Perez, A., & Dutta, D. K. (2020). The potential link between corporate innovations and corporate competitiveness: evidence from IT firms in the UK. Journal of Knowledge Management, 24(5), 965-983. doi:10.1108/jkm-10-2019-0590

Jafari-Sadeghi, V., Dutta, D. K., Ferraris, A., & Del Giudice, M. (2020). Internationalisation business processes in an under-supported policy contexts: evidence from Italian SMEs. Business Process Management Journal, 26(5), 1055-1074. doi:10.1108/bpmj-03-2019-0141

DUTTA, D. K., & ROUSSEAU, M. B. (2020). ALLIANCE EXPERIENCE, INDUSTRY CONDITIONS, AND EXTERNAL TECHNOLOGY COMMERCIALISATION. International Journal of Innovation Management, 24(01), 2050007. doi:10.1142/s1363919620500073

Dutta, D., & Rousseau, M. B. (2020). Alliance experience, industry conditions, and external technology commercialization. International Journal of Innovation Management, 24(1), 1-24.

McPhee, C., Giones, F., & Dutta, D. K. (2019). Editorial: Technology Commercialization and Entrepreneurship (January 2019). Technology Innovation Management Review, 9(1), 3-8. doi:10.22215/timreview/1207

Dutta, D. (2018). In Competition with Oneself: A Qualitative Inquiry into Amazon’s Entrepreneurial Culture. Technology Innovation Management Review, 8(6), 5-14. doi:10.22215/timreview/1161

Li, J., & Dutta, D. K. (2018). Founding team experience, industry context, and new venture creation. New England Journal of Entrepreneurship, 21(1), 2-21. doi:10.1108/neje-04-2018-0008

Dutta, D. K., Gwebu, K. L., & Wang, J. (2015). Personal innovativeness in technology, related knowledge and experience, and entrepreneurial intentions in emerging technology industries: a process of causation or effectuation?. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 11(3), 529-555. doi:10.1007/s11365-013-0287-y

Dutta, D. K., Li, J., & Merenda, M. (2011). Fostering entrepreneurship: impact of specialization and diversity in education. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 7(2), 163-179. doi:10.1007/s11365-010-0151-2

Liu, F., Dutta, D. K., & Park, K. (n.d.). From external knowledge to competitive advantage: absorptive capacity, firm performance, and the mediating role of labour productivity. Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, 1-13. doi:10.1080/09537325.2020.1787373

Most Cited Publications