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Sayan Sarkar

  • Programme: PhD in Strategy and Entrepreneurship

B.Tech. (Indian Institute of Technology), MBA (Indian Institute of Management)


Sayan joined the PhD programme in Strategy & Entrepreneurship in 2015. His research interests lie in the broad areas of shifting landscape of entrepreneurial finance, accelerators, crowdfunding, and the economics of innovation.


Prior to joining the programme, Sayan was a Manager at the CEO’s Office of one of the largest generics drug companies of the world, where he worked in the integration PMO for the biggest-ever M&A deal in India’s pharmaceutical industry. He has also worked as a management consultant, advising clients in South and West Asia on market entry, revenue enhancement, and organization design projects.

Research Interests


  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation