Jerry Kim is an Assistant Professor of Management and Global Business at Rutgers Business School. He teaches innovation management and technology strategy in the MBA program, and was selected as “Professor of the Year” by the MBA class of 2018. Prior to joining Rutgers in 2016, he was an Assistant Professor of Management at Columbia Business School for 10 years, receiving the Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence in the Core, and the Singhvi Prize for Scholarship in the Classroom.
His academic research focuses on how social structures such as status or networks shape the behavior of actors in market and organizational settings. Much of his work looks at these issues in the healthcare industry (hospitals, physicians, biotechology and pharmaceutical firms, etc.), but he has also studied settings such as baseball umpiring, executive compensation and virtual teams. His work has been published in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, American Sociological Review, and Management Science, and has been covered by various media publications including The Economist, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and the New York Times. Jerry received his PhD and Master’s degree from Harvard University, and his BA from Seoul National University. Prior to entering academia, he worked at Microsoft.