Gary is the Harry E. Figgie Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School and has been on the Harvard faculty since 1988.
Gary’s research, teaching and consulting have focused on technology strategy, the management of innovation and intellectual property, competitive strategy, and manufacturing and outsourcing strategy. His work on these issues spans a range of science and technology-based industries including aerospace, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, speciality chemicals, health care, nutrition, computers, software, telecommunications, and semiconductors.
Gary is the author of over 70 articles and case studies. His article “How to Capture Value from Innovation: Shaping Intellectual Property and Industry Architecture” (California Management Review) was a finalist for the 2008 Accenture Award. He has also written case studies on a number of hugely successful global companies and he is an author of six books including “Science Business: The Promise, the Reality, and the Future of Biotech”.
Gary serves as an advisor to senior executives at leading companies throughout the world and he has served on the Boards and Advisory Boards of a number of start-up and publicly listed companies, including Axcella Health, Patheon (PTHN) and Axovant (AXON). He speaks widely at industry conferences and to senior executive audiences.
Gary holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley and B.A. in economics from Yale University.