Srivardhini K. Jha is an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB). Her research interest is in Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the emerging country context. She has published papers in several prestigious journals such as MIS Quarterly, MIT Sloan Management Review and Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. She has co-edited a book titled “Shifting Orbits: Decoding the Trajectory of the Indian Startup Ecosystem”, which was published in 2021. She works closely with many startups, mentoring and advising them. She has also contributed to policy formulation around innovation and entrepreneurship, both at the national and state government levels.
Srivardhini holds a Ph.D. in Corporate Strategy and Policy from IIMB, an MS in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University and a BS is Information Science and Engineering from Bangalore University. Prior to entering academia, she held senior managerial positions at Microsoft, Sun Microsystems, and Infosys.