Nitin Joglekar

Department of Operations and Technology Management
School of Management

PhD, Sloan School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(617) 353-4290

Research Interests:

  • Infrastructure
  • Product and service innovation
  • Sustainable supply chains

Courses Taught:

GSM OM845 Clean Technology Business Models

Brief Biography:

Nitin Joglekar is Associate Professor of Operations and Technology Management at Boston University’s School of Management.

Professor Joglekar’s interests span distributed innovation and clean technology commercialization challenges at established and entrepreneurial firms: distributed management of complexity and risks in projects, portfolios and R&D pipelines; innovation leadership, talent management and operational excellence in global firms; implementation of systems thinking and system dynamics methodology; valuation of clean energy supply chains and technologies. His studies are informed by observations from the clean energy, electronics, medical devices and software industries. His research has been accepted in European Journal of Operational Research, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Journal of Applied Probability, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Managerial & Decision Economics, Management Science, Production & Operations Management, Research in Engineering Design, and Systems Research & Behavioral Science. He is Associate Editor of Management Science and Senior Editor of Production & Operations Management. He is the President of POMS College of Product Innovation and Technology Management for 2008-10.

At Boston University, Professor Joglekar teaches courses related to these themes at undergraduate, graduate and executive levels. He has won several awards, including the Broderick Award for Teaching Excellence and the General Electric Award for Team Learning. He was a research associate at MIT in 1998-99 and a visiting faculty member at the University of Texas in 2006.

Prior to his academic career, Professor Joglekar worked in computer and shipbuilding/offshore oil industries. He was a founder of a venture capital backed software firm. He advises entrepreneurial and established firms in their initiatives for achieving business growth and profitability.

Professor Joglekar holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Master’s Degrees in Engineering from MIT and Memorial University in Canada, and a Doctoral Degree in Management Science from the MIT Sloan School.