Pierre Azoulay

International Programs Professor of Management

Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management

Pierre Azoulay

Pierre Azoulay is the International Programs Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

His current research focuses on empirical studies of the supply of biomedical innovators, particularly at the interface of academia and the biopharmaceutical industry. He also is interested in the topic of academic entrepreneurship, having recently concluded a major study of the antecedents and consequences of academic patenting. In the past, Pierre has investigated the impact of superstar researchers on the research productivity of their colleagues, and the outsourcing strategies of pharmaceutical firms, in particular the role played by contract research organizations in the clinical trials process.

At MIT Sloan, he teaches courses on competitive strategy and innovation strategy to the EMBA students and Sloan Fellows, as well as a PhD class on the economics of ideas, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

He holds a Diplôme d’Études Supérieures de Gestion from the Institut National des Télécommunications, an MA from Michigan State University, and a PhD in management from MIT.

General Expertise: Alliances; Applied microeconomics; Apps; Biopharmaceutical; Biotechnology; Clinical trials; Cloud computing; Cloud storage; Competitive strategy; Corporate strategy and policy; Employee motivation; Hi technology companies; Incentives; Innovation; Innovation management; Innovative thinking; Intellectual property; Intellectual property; Intellectual property law; Intellectual property laws; Labor market policy; Mergers and acquisitions; MOOCs; MOOCs; Non-market strategy; Online education; Outsourcing; Patents; Pharmaceuticals; Product innovation; Research and development; Startups / Start-ups; Strategy; Technological innovation; Technology strategy; Technology transfer; Technology transfer; Twitter; Yelp

       

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Contact Information

Office: E62-487

Tel: (617) 258-9766

Fax: (617) 253-2660

E-mail: pazoulay@mit.edu

http://mitmgmtfaculty.mit.edu/pazoulay/

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