Sanjay Patnaik

Go to content

Main menu:


Sanjay Patnaik is an assistant professor in the Department of Strategic Management and Public Policy at the George Washington University School of Business in Washington, D.C. He also has an affiliation as Senior Fellow for the Initiative for Environmental Leadership (IGEL) at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and serves on the advisory board for IGEL.

Prof. Patnaik previously was a visiting lecturer and senior fellow in the Management Department at the Wharton School, Univ. of Pennsylvania. He earned his doctorate in business administration (strategy) from Harvard Business School in 2012. Dr. Patnaik’s main research and teaching interests include among others global strategy, business and the environment, climate change,
environmental economics, non-market strategy and international political economy.

Prior to the completion of his doctoral studies at Harvard Business School (2007-2012), Prof. Patnaik worked in investment banking and academia. He holds a master’s degree in economics and computer science and a master’s degree in business engineering and computer science, both from the Vienna University of Technology in Austria. During his studies he spent time abroad at universities in Spain and the United States. In his spare time he enjoys traveling, reading and ballroom dancing. He speaks German, English and

Back to content | Back to main menu