Soumitra Dutta is Peter Moores Dean and Professor of Management at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, and a Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford. He is also Professor (on leave) of Management and the former founding Dean of the SC Johnson College of Business at Cornell University, New York. Professor Dutta was previously the Anne and Elmer Lindseth Dean of the Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, and a Deputy Dean at INSEAD.
Professor Dutta is the Chair of the Board of the Global Business School and is on the advisory boards of several business schools, including HEC Montréal (Canada), Centrum Catholica (Peru), University of Los Andes (Colombia), and ESADE (Spain). Previously, he was the Vice Chair and Chair of AACSB International, the leading accreditation body for business schools worldwide.
Professor Dutta received a B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, an M.S. in both Business Administration and Computer Science, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley.
In 2017, Professor Dutta received the Distinguished Alumnus award from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.