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Riitta Katila
Professor of Management Science and Engineering, School of Engineering
Faculty Member, Stanford Technology Ventures Program
W.M. Keck Foundation Faculty Scholar


Riitta Katila is Professor of Management Science and Engineering in the School of Engineering, and a Faculty Member of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program. Prior to her arrival to Stanford, she received her M.S. in Industrial Engineering, Automation and Strategy (1992) and Dr. of Engineering from Helsinki University of Technology, Finland (1999). She went on to receive her Ph.D. in Strategy from the University of Texas at Austin in 2000.

Her research interests lie in technology strategy, innovation in established firms, and entrepreneurship-- with application areas of robotics, biotechnology, chemicals, and medical devices.

Further information about Professor Katila is available from her website.