Ajay Agrawal

Academic Director, NEXT Canada, Peter Munk Professor of Entrepreneurship, Rotman School of Management

Ajay Agrawal is the Peter Munk Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management, where he teaches courses on strategy, entrepreneurship, and innovation. He has been recognized as "Professor of the Year" by seven graduating classes in the MBA program. Professor Agrawal is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA. He has presented his research at a variety of institutions including Harvard University, MIT, Stanford University, London School of Economics, Carnegie Mellon University, University of California at Berkeley, the London Business School, and the Federal Reserve Bank. Professor Agrawal has testified as an expert witness before the Canadian Copyright Board, authored policy papers for provincial and federal level government agencies, and advised organizations in a wide variety of industries. He was a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University and MIT.