Prof. Michael A. Cusumano - Director
Prof. Michael A. Cusumano is the Sloan Management Review Distinguished Professor of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management and MIT Engineering Systems Division. He also hold's the position of Vice President at Tokyo University of Science and Dean for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiatives.
At Swipesumo, Prof. Cusumano brings global perspective and provides direction to Strategy & Platform-Innovation.
Highly regarded for his expertise in Technology & Platforms, Cusumano has been consulted by over 100+ companies globally and is currently Director of FixStars Corp., Japan and DataXylo, USA/India. He was Former Director of Patni Computer Systems, India.
He has published 13 books and more than 120 articles and columns. His latest book is "Strategy Rules: Five Timeless Lessons from Bill Gates, Andy Grove, and Steve Jobs" (2015, with D. Yoffie), and is considered one of the best sellers of the year.
Prof. Cusumano received B.A. degree from Princeton in 1976 and Ph.D. from Harvard in 1984. He completed his Postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard Business School during 1984-86.