Soumitra Dutta

Soumitra Dutta

Professor of Management

Email: sd599@cornell.edu
389e Statler Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone: (607) 255-8791

Soumitra Dutta served as the founding dean of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business from July 2016 till January 2018. Currently he is a Professor in the Operations, Technology and Information Management Area. Previously, he was the Anne and Elmer Lindseth Dean of the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. Prior to coming to Cornell, he was on the faculty of INSEAD, a leading international business school in France and Singapore.

He is an authority on technology and innovation policy and is the co-editor and author of the Global Information Technology Report, published by the World Economic Forum and the Global Innovation Index, published by the World Intellectual Property Organization - two influential reports in technology and innovation policy.

Dutta is on the board of Sodexo (a food services and facilities management multinational with $20bn market capitalization), Dassault Systemes (a leading 3D software firm with $30bn market capitalization) and advisory boards of several business schools. He has co-founded two firms, including Fisheye Analytics, which WPP group acquired. He was also the Chair of AACSB (July 2017 to January 2018), the leading global body for the accreditation of business schools. Dutta is a member of the Davos Circle, an association of long-time participants in the Annual Davos meeting of the World Economic Forum, and has engaged in a number of multi-stakeholder initiatives to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

Dutta received a B. Tech. in electrical engineering and computer science from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi, a MS in both business administration and computer science, and a PhD in computer science from the University of California at Berkeley. In 2017, he received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from his alma mater IIT Delhi.

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

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Published Papers

Working Papers

Scholarly Books

Book Chapters

Technical Reports

  • Dutta, Soumitra; Lanvin, B.; Wunsch-Vincent, S., 2016, Global Innovation Index 2016: Winning with Global Innovation, Cornell University, INSEAD and the WIPO.

  • Baller, S.; Dutta, Soumitra; Lanvin, B., 2016, The Global Information Technology Report 2016: Innovating in the Digital Economy, World Economic Forum.

  • Dutta, Soumitra; Lanvin, B.; Wunsch-Vincent, S., 2015, Global Innovation Index 2015: Effective Innovation Policies for Development, Cornell University, INSEAD and the WIPO.

  • Dutta, Soumitra; Geiger, T.; Lanvin, B., 2015, The Global Information Technology Report 2015: ICTs for Inclusive Growth, World Economic Forum.

  • Dutta, Soumitra; Lanvin, B.; Wunsch-Vincent, S., 2014, Global Innovation Index 2014: The Human Factor in Innovation, Cornell University, INSEAD and the WIPO.

  • Bilbao Osario, B.; Dutta, Soumitra; Lanvin, B., 2014, The Global Information Technology Report 2014: Rewards and Risks of Big Data, World Economic Forum.

  • Dutta, Soumitra, 2011, Global Innovation Index 2011: Accelerating Growth and Development, INSEAD.

  • Casanova, Lourdes S.; Castellani, F.; Dayton-Johnson, S.; Dutta, Soumitra; Fonstad, N.; Paunov, C., 2011, InnovaLatino: Fostering Innovation in Latin America, INSEAD/OECD; Ariel/Fundación Telefónica.

  • Dutta, Soumitra; Mia, I., 2011, Transformations 2.0; The Global Information Technology Report 2010-2011, World Economic Forum.

  • Dutta, Soumitra, 2010, Global Innovation Index 2010, INSEAD/Confederation of Indian Industry.

  • Dutta, Soumitra; Mia, I., 2010, ICT for Sustainability; The Global Information Technology Report 2009-2010, World Economic Forum.

  • Dutta, Soumitra; Mia, I., 2009, Mobility in a Networked World; The Global Information Technology Report 2008-2009, World Economic Forum.

  • Dutta, Soumitra, 2009, Global Innovation Index 2009, INSEAD/Confederation of Indian Industry.

  • Dutta, Soumitra; Mia, I., 2008, Fostering Innovation through Networked Readiness; The Global Information Technology Report 2007-2008, Palgrave MacMillan.

  • Dutta, Soumitra; Mia, I., 2007, Connecting to the Networked Economy; The Global Information Technology Report 2006-2007, Palgrave MacMillan.

  • Dutta, Soumitra; Lopez-Claros, A.; Mia, I., 2006, Leveraging ICT for Development; The Global Information Technology Report 2005-2006, Palgrave MacMillan.

  • Dutta, Soumitra; Lopez-Claros, A., 2005, Efficiency in an Increasingly Connected World; The Global Information Technology Report 2004-2005, Palgrave MacMillan.

  • Dutta, Soumitra; Lanvin, B.; Paua, F., 2004, Towards an Equitable Information Society; The Global Information Technology Report 2003-2004, Oxford UP.

  • Dutta, Soumitra; Lanvin, B.; Paua, F., 2003, Readiness for the Networked World; The Global Information Technology Report 2002-2003, Oxford UP.

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