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Professor Soumitra Dutta

Professor Soumitra Dutta

Senior Advisor (Former Founding Dean and Professor, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business)

Soumitra Dutta is a Professor of Management at and the former founding dean of the SC Johnson College of Business at Cornell University, New York. He is the founder of the Global Innovation Index, published by the World Intellectual Property Organization and was the co-editor of the Global Information Technology Report, published by the World Economic Forum  two influential reports in technology and innovation policy. He is also the founder and President of Portulans Institute, a non-partisan nonprofit research and education institution based in Washington DC.

Dutta is on the global boards of Sodexo and Dassault Systems. He is also a member of the Shareholder Council of Chicago-based healthcare consulting company ZS Associates. Dutta is a member of the Davos Circle, an association of long-time participants in the Annual Davos meeting of the World Economic Forum. He was the co-chair of the World Economic Forums Global Future Council on Innovation Ecosystems. He is also the Chief Academic Advisor to the Artificial Intelligence Forum of the Confederation of Indian Industry).