Aseem is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship at the Carlson School, University of Minnesota, which he joined in 2009, having completed his PhD in Management from the Wharton School. Aseem's research focuses on the relationship between firm scope and capabilities, examining how new capabilities and technologies are best governed and organized, and how the organizational boundary choices firms make impact their subsequent innovation. More recently, Aseem has also been exploring the social and political strategies firms adopt to influence their business environment, focusing specifically on the consequences of such strategies for social welfare.
Aseem's research has been published or is forthcoming in the Academy of Management Journal, Management Science, Organization Science, and the Strategic Management Journal. Aseem serves as Associate Editor at the Strategic Management Journal, and sits on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, Strategy Science, and Strategic Organization. His research has been recognized with numerous awards, including the Sumantra Ghoshal Research and Practice award from the Academy of Management's BPS Division, as well as multiple honorable mentions from the Strategic Management Society, and he is currently the Associate Program Chair for the Strategic Management Society's Entrepreneurship & Strategy Interest Group. Prior to joining academia, Aseem worked as a consultant with McKinsey and Company's New Delhi office.