Devkamal 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 832: Exploratn Entrepreneurial Mgt
  • ADMN 982: Creating Winning Strategies
  • MGT 598: Top/Thinking Like Entrep.
  • MGT 701: Business, Government & Society
  • MGT 732: Exploratn Entrepreneurial Mgt
  • PAUL 440: Honors/Design Thinking

Selected Publications

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

Javadian, G., Gupta, V. K., Dutta, D. K., Guo, G. C., Osorio, A. E., & Ozkazanc-Pan, B. (2018). Foundational Research in Entrepreneurship Studies Insightful Contributions and Future Pathways. Palgrave Macmillan.

Gupta, V. K., & Dutta, D. (2018). The rich legacy of Covin & Slevin (1989) and Lumpkin & Dess (1996): A constructive critical analysis of their deep impact on entrepreneurial orientation research.. In G. Javadian, V. K. Gupta, D. K. Dutta, G. C. Guo, A. E. Osorio, & B. Ozkazanc-Pan (Eds.), Foundational research in Entrepreneurship Studies: Insightful Contributions and Future Pathways (pp. 155-177). Springer/Palgrave-Macmillan. Retrieved from

Dutta, D., & Javadian, G. (2018). Conclusion. In G. Javadian, V. K. Gupta, D. K. Dutta, G. C. Guo, A. E. Osorio, & B. Ozkazanc-Pan (Eds.), Foundational research in Entrepreneurship Studies: Insightful Contributions and Future Pathways (pp. 265-268). Springer/Palgrave-Macmillan. Retrieved from

Dutta, D., & Yavuz, I. (2017). Survived, but cannot prosper: Examining through a liberal feminist lens the impact of gender inequality on success of women-owned entrepreneurial ventures. In T. Manolova, I. Edelman, C. Brush, F. Welter, & A. Robb (Eds.), Entrepreneurial ecosystems and growth of women's entrepreneurship: A comparative analysis.. Edward Elgar.

Dutta, D. K., Gwebu, K. L., & Wang, J. (2017). Strategy and vendor selection in IT outsourcing: is there a method in the madness?. In Global Sourcing of Services: Strategies, Issues and Challenges (pp. 451-477).

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

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