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Laura Huang

Associate Professor, Harvard Business School

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Laura Huang is an associate professor of business administration at Harvard Business School. Prior to joining HBS, she was an assistant professor of management at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Her research has been featured in The Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes and Nature. She has won a number of awards for her research, including a 2016 Kauffman Foundation Fellowship and was named one of the 40 Best Business School Professors Under the Age of 40 by Poets & Quants. Her speaking and consulting clients include Google, Uber, Blackrock, Eldridge Industries, Keystone, Bionic and the Level Playing Field Institute. Professor Huang holds a Ph.D. from the University of California-Irvine, an MBA from INSEAD, and both an M.S. and a B.S. in Engineering from Duke University. Prior to entering academia, Professor Huang worked across NA, Europe, and Asia in investment banking, consulting, and general management, for corporations such as Standard Chartered Bank, IBM Global Services, and Johnson & Johnson. She has also served as a consultant and advisor to a number of entrepreneurial start-ups in Europe, SE Asia, and China.