Vikas Aggarwal is an Assistant Professor at INSEAD, based in Fontainebleau, France. He received his PhD in Strategy from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. His research uses empirical methods and computational modeling to examine issues at the intersection of strategy, entrepreneurship, and innovation, with a particular focus on how firms compete, innovate and adapt in dynamic environmental settings. His work has been published in several leading journals including Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, and Management Science. At INSEAD he teaches courses on topics including entrepreneurship, venture capital, and private equity in the MBA, Doctoral and Executive Education programs. Prior to entering academia he worked in consulting and investment banking, and as a technology entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. He holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and an undergraduate degree from Princeton University, and is an active member of the Strategic Management Society.