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Ramya K Murthy

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Ramya K

Assistant Professor
IIMB Young Faculty Research Chair

Ramya K Murthy is an Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship and IIMB Young Faculty Research Chair. Her research interests are at the intersection of entrepreneurship, strategic management, and digital technologies. She studies digital platform ecosystems, focusing on platform-dependent entrepreneurs and platform scope. She also examines accelerators and their implications for new ventures.  Ramya has presented her research at international conferences and received accolades for her work. Her research is published in the Journal of Management Studies, a leading peer-reviewed journal, and other outlets. Prior to pursuing her doctoral studies, Ramya spent a decade in the software industry, working in technology and management roles. Drawing on her industry experience and education, she teaches courses on entrepreneurship, digital strategy and transformation, and strategic management at doctoral, MBA, and executive education levels.

Research Interests: 

Digital Platforms, Technology Entrepreneurship, Digital Strategy, Accelerators, Alliances

Published Papers

Murthy, R. K., & Madhok, A. (2021). Overcoming the Early-stage Conundrum of Digital Platform Ecosystem Emergence: A Problem-Solving Perspective. Journal of Management Studies, 58(7).

Book Chapter

Murthy, R. K., & Madhok, A., Platform Scope and Value Creation in Digital Platforms. In C. Cennamo, F. Zhu and G. Dagnino (Eds.) Handbook of Research on Digital Strategy, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2023.

Case Study

Ramachandran, J., Murthy, R. K., & Garg, P. (2016). Indian Software Services Industry: The Changing Landscape. IMB Case No. IMB581. Harvard Business School Publishing 

  • Ph.D., Schulich School of Business, York University, Canada
  • MBA (PGSEM), IIM Bangalore, India
  • B.E., Visvesvaraya Technological University, India