Dr. Sam Hariharan is currently Senior Lecturer in Strategy and International Business at Babson College. He has also taught from 2003-2014 at GISMA-Leibniz University, Hannover for Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management. Previously, Dr. Hariharan was Associate Clinical Professor of Management and Organization specializing in Strategy and International Business, and Director, Field Studies and Publications for the PRIME program at the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California. He taught in many of the Graduate and Executive Programs at USC. Prior to joining USC in 1990, he taught in the MBA and Executive Education programs at the University of Michigan, where he received his Ph.D. in Business Administration. He is the winner of the Dean’s Award for Excellence in teaching in Graduate Programs at Babson College in 2015, and the 1991 Golden Apple Teaching Award for the MBA program at USC. At GISMA, he was voted the Outstanding Teacher Award for an Elective four years in a row (2005-2008) and received the Distinguished Teacher award from Krannert for each of the two courses (a Core course on Corporate Strategy, and an Elective course on Launching New Ventures) he taught in 2003-2004. While at USCs Marshall School, he was recognized in the BusinessWeek annual survey of Business Schools as among the school's best.