C. K. Prahalad is Harvey C. Fruehauf Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Corporate Strategy and International Business at the University of Michigan Business School. Previous appointments include a visiting professorship at INSEAD and a professorship at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad where he was also Chairman of the Management Education Programme.
C. K. Prahalad specializes in corporate strategy and the role and value added of top management in large, diversified, multinational corporations. Professor Prahalad has been among the top ten management thinkers in every major survey for over ten years. He was the co-author with Gary Hamel of the bestselling Competing for the Future (1994) and he is the author or co-author of numerous award-winning articles.