Sina Khoshsokhan is an Assistant Professor of Strategy & Entrepreneurship in the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder. Sina received his Ph.D. in Strategy & Innovation from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business. Prior to joining the Leeds School, Sina worked with the Social Innovation on Drug Resistance (SIDR) program at Boston University as a post-doctoral associate to examine the factors affecting innovation in the antibiotics sector. In this capacity, he collaborated with Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Accelerator (CARB-X), the owner of the world’s largest portfolio of early development pipeline of new antibiotics, vaccines, and diagnostics.
Sina’s research explores intellectual property rights and their role in the division of innovative labor. His research is acknowledged by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation for Entrepreneurship, as a recipient of the 2018 Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship, and the Strategy Research Foundation, as a recipient of 2016 Dissertation Research Grant. Sina was also the recipient of the 2018 Academy of Management’s Robert Litschert award for the Best Student Paper submitted to the STR division.
Sina holds a Master’s degree in Management Science from Sharif University of Technology and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tehran, both in Iran. He teaches entrepreneurship in the Leeds School of Business.