UCL School of Management

Sruthi Thatchenkery

Lecturer (assistant professor)
Phone number
(0)20 3108 6044
(internal 56044)
Office location
Level 38, 1 Canada Square
Rm W2


Sruthi Thatchenkery is an Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship in the School of Management at University College London. She received her PhD in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University.

Her research sits at the intersection of competition and innovation, with a particular focus on managerial attention to competitors and the ensuing effects on product development. In a related stream of research, she examines how firms can best learn from their external environment. 

Sruthi’s work has been published in Academy of Management Journal. Her dissertation has received recognition as the winner of the Wiley Blackwell Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Strategic Management Division of the Academy of Management and as runner-up for the Industry Studies Association Dissertation Award.

Prior to her academic career, Sruthi worked in economic consulting in Washington DC, specializing in antitrust and intellectual property litigation.