Ikenna Uzuegbunam, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Strategy, Entrepreneurship & International Business

Ikenna Uzuebunam

Dr. Ikenna Uzuegbunam is an Assistant Professor in the Management Department at Ohio University. His research focuses on the dynamics of innovation and entrepreneurship, in developed and emerging market countries. Ike’s research has been featured in elite conferences including Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society, and Babson conferences. His work has been published or forthcoming in Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Management Decision, Entrepreneurship Education & Pedagogy, Journal of Regional Analysis & Policy, and Journal of Entrepreneurship & Public Policy. He has received an honorable mention for teaching excellence in the University of Kentucky MBA program; best paper nomination at the Strategic Management Society conference; and the best paper in track award at the Southern Management Association conference. He has served as a reviewer for the top journals and conferences in the field. Ike’s prior industry and consulting experience spans three continents and includes work in higher education, energy, medical devices, and the nonprofit sector. He is the founder and strategy director of Luno Ventures, LLC, a strategy and innovation consulting firm.

Dr. Uzuegbunam received his B.Eng. (Hons) in Electronic Engineering from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka his M.Sc. in Technology and Innovation Management, SPRU from the University of Sussex and his Ph.D. in Management from Rensselaer’s Lally School of Management.