Professor of Technology & Operations Management
Professor Jay Rao teaches extensively in the Babson Executive Education programs. His executive teaching, consulting, and research publications are in the areas of innovation, strategy, corporate entrepreneurship, and customer experience innovation. He is the author of “The Discipline & Culture of Innovation”.
He has taught in executive programs for Novartis, ASSA ABLOY Americas, Fresenius Medical Care, Pernod Ricard USA, Covidien, BAE Systems, the U.S. Navy, SABIC, Citizens Bank, Merck, Masco Corp., Scottish Enterprise, Innovation Norway, North Atlantic Capital, EMC, GlaxoSmithKline, and others.
He was a member of the Innovation Advisory Board at Ocean Spray (USA) from 2010–2015. He currently sits on the Innovation Advisory Board of Bancolombia (Colombia), and on the Flavor Advisory Board of Firmenich (Switzerland). He also has a family-business background, and sits on the board of Hymamshu (India).