Rangapriya Kannan-Narasimhan

Rangapriya Kannan-Narasimhan
Phone: (619) 260-2386
Office: Olin Hall 219

Associate Professor of Management and Faculty Director of Torero Ventures

  • PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, Management
  • MS, San Jose State University, Psychology
  • BS, University of Bombay, Accounting and Finance

Rangapriya (Priya) Kannan-Narasimhan is an Associate Professor at the University of San Diego School of Business, where she teaches strategic management, corporate entrepreneurship and innovation management. Priya leads a strategic initiative titled Torero Ventures (TVX), which is a catalyzer focused on developing applied, interdisciplinary skills, among student entrepreneurs as they create sustainable ventures. Her research focus is on the areas of innovation and corporate entrepreneurship and more specifically on how individuals constitute their  environmental  constraints and contexts to successfully launch innovations. She has papers accepted in premier innovation and strategy journals including Financial Times 50 journals such as Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Product Innovation Management, R&D management, Organization Studies, and Journal of Business Ethics. She has also published in the Best Paper Proceedings and has won recognition for organizing showcase symposiums at the Academy of Management conference.