As the first hire at Asia School of Business in collaboration with MIT SLOAN, Prof. Loredana Padurean has been an energizing force behind the establishment of the school and, in particular, the development of MIT Sloan devised action learning programs in Asia in collaboration with corporate partners in the region. As a is a serial entrepreneur and board member and advisor for start-ups, the establishment of high value relationships with the industry has been high on her agenda.
Prof. Loredana is interested in the evolution of revolutionary business models, disruptive innovation and organizational culture. Her most recent work “Nail it, Scale it, Sail it”, addresses the need to understand the development and evolution of business cycles in entrepreneurial settings.
Loredana is an International Faculty Fellow at MIT Sloan with global teaching experience in US, India, Italy, Switzerland in both undergraduate and graduate programs as well as in executive education.