Kamalini Ramdas is a Professor of Management Science and Operations; Deloitte Chair in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at London Business School. She is an expert in the innovation arena. Her current research examines new ways to create value through innovation, including: service innovation, operational innovation and business model innovation. She has also examined the amount of product variety and component-level variety that firms should offer, and how variety can be managed effectively through design.
Professor Ramdas’s work has been published in Management Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Harvard Business Review, and other journals. She has served as Departmental Editor, Entrepreneurship & Innovation Department, Management Science. She holds a P.hD. in Operations Management from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
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