Professor Sen’s research interests primarily include business model innovations, impact of such innovations on corporate strategy decisions such as strategic alliances and private equity portfolio strategies. In terms of research methodology, Professor Sen performs empirical analyses over secondary data by using a combination of predictive models that use machine learning algorithms and classical econometric techniques for making causal inferences regarding the phenomena of his interest. Prior to obtaining his PhD at INSEAD, Professor Sen worked for several years as a consultant for Bain & Company in Gurgaon, India. His advisory experience in India spanned across the manufacturing, automotive, IT services and private equity sectors.
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