Avijit Ghosh is the Vice President of Technology and Economic Development and Professor of Business Administration at the College of Business at the University of Illinois. He was the Dean at the College of Business at the University of Illinois from 2001-2007. He was formerly the Vice Dean for Professional Programs and the Harold Price Professor of Marketing and Entrepreneurship at Leonard Stern School of Business at New York University until 2001. Professor Ghosh has been teaching the Marketing Strategy course since 1980. He also teaches courses in Retail Management and New Venture Planning. He received Excellence in Teaching Award in 1991.