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Ashwin Mehta

Ashwin Mehta
Mr. Ashwin MehtaFounding Program Director, Global Entrepreneurship Exchange (GE2); Co-director, Jack M. Wilson Center for Entrepreneurship; Associate Teaching Professor
  • College
    Manning School of Business
  • Department
    Marketing Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Phone
    (978) 934-2728
  • Office
    Pulichino Tong Business Center - 220E
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Research Interests

Strategic management; Entrepreneurship and Global Enterprises

Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurship Education


  • MBA: primarily in Organizational Behavior, Business Management and Financial Management, Babson College and Northeastern Universities
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Attended MBA classes
  • Other, sponsored by Honeywell, Inc. and conducted by Harvard University Faculty
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Each program was an intensive week long, heavy on case studies and group projects. These programs covered all aspects of corporate strategy, management, international and operations.
  • Other: One year of Post Graduate study and Research on Computer Applications, (1964), Kansas State University - Manhattan, KS
  • MS: Industrial Engineering, (1963), Kansas State University - Manhattan, KS
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: major Operations Research and Computer Applications
  • MS: Operations Research and Computer Applications, (1963), Kansas State University - Manhattan
  • BS, (1961), S. V. University - Anand, India
  • BS: Mechanical Engineering, (1961), S. V. University - Anand, India


Prof. Mehta over 50 years of experience in business, industry and academic. He joined the Manning School of Business in 2005 and has been teaching strategy and entrepreneurship at undergraduate and graduate levels. He founded 2 software companies and worked for a high tech company.

Selected Awards and Honors

  • IIE Andrew Heiskell (2018), Leadership - University of Massachusetts Lowell

Selected Publications

  • Mehta, A., Yoon, E., Kulkarni, N., Finch, D. (2016). An exploratory study of entrepreneurship education in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment. Journal of Entrepreneurship Education, 19(2) 120-138.
  • Motivalla, L., Mehta, A. (2004). CRM: Off-shore Outsourcing of Customer Facing Functions-How Effective Is This Strategy?