Dr. Sharma was appointed dean of the Grossman School of Business at the University of Vermont A Fulbright Scholar. Dr. Sharma has won several competitive research grants and has expertise in corporate environmental strategy, corporate sustainability, competitive strategy, stakeholder engagement and organizational innovation. His research has been widely published in top management journals including the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Executive, Strategic Management Journal, and Journal of Marketing, among others.
His latest book “Competing for a Sustainable World: Building capacity for Sustainable Innovation” published in 2014 was the runner up for the Best Book on Organizations and the Natural Environment Award at the Academy of Management in 2015. He has also co-edited seven books on corporate environmental management and sustainability.
Dr. Sharma has received several awards for his impact on the practice of management and sustainability and building more responsible and sustainable businesses. These include the Corporate Knights Rising Scholar Award, the Aspen Institute Pioneer Award, and inclusion in India Abroad’s Power List of prominent Indians contributing to Canadian and global society.
Prior to his academic career, Dr. Sharma was a senior manager at multiple international corporations.