Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA), Harvard Business School
B.Sc (Hons), Computer Science and Mathematics, University of Toronto at Scarborough
Research & Teaching Interests
Professor Kuppuswamy's research interests fall into 2 broad domains: (i) the biases and forms of discrimination confronting minority entrepreneurs, particularly on crowd-based platforms like crowdfunding (ii) the performance consequences of corporate diversification decisions. His teaching interests focus on entrepreneurship and innovation, particularly in dynamic contexts such as the media and entertainment industries.
Industry & Academic Experience
Prior to joining Northeastern University in 2018, Professor Kuppuswamy was a part of the faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 2011. He serves as an academic advisory board member of NCGrowth, a rural economic development initiative by the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise. Since 2015, Professor Kuppuswamy has been significantly involved with efforts to develop customized 3D-printed surgical implants for low-income patients in India. He also the director of an economic consulting firm that provides companies data-driven insight into strategies surrounding gender and racial diversity in the workplace.
Services to the Profession
Reviewer for Strategic Management Journal, Management Science, Organization Science, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Banking and Finance, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, the National Science Foundation, and the Israel Science Foundation.