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Yash Puri

Yash Puri
Yash R. Puri, D.B.A Adjunct Faculty
  • College
    Manning School of Business
  • Department
  • Office
    Pulichino Tong - 2nd floor
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Corporate financial strategy

Research Interests

Professor Puri's main areas of research interest are in corporate finance and entrepreneurship in high technology industries. Dr. Puri has published in a variety of areas in journals such as the International Journal of Finance and Advances in Competitiveness Research.  He has also made numerous presentations at national and regional meetings of academic and professional societies.


  • B.S., Physics, University of Delhi
  • M.S., Solid State Physics, University of Delhi
  • M.B.A., University of Delhi (Won the gold medal for being the best student in the Faculty of Management Studies)
  • M.B.A., Finance, ¬†Indiana University Bloomington
  • D.B.A., in International Business, Indiana University Bloomington


Yash Puri retired as the Chair of the Finance Department at UMass Lowell. He is a founding partner of Magnolia Optical Technologies and Quantum Mobile Energy where he is an Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. His interests include financial compliance for public companies and commercialization of new technologies. Yash has served on several corporate boards and has been the Chief Financial Officer for two public companies.