Razi Imam

Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship

PHONE

412-268-4177

OFFICE

GSIA - Tepper School of Business - Room 102

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Entrepreneurship

EDUCATION

- MBA

BIOGRAPHY

Razi Imam is an accomplished award winning innovator, entrepreneur, and author. He has experience and knowledge of successfully innovating products and services, launching them in competitive markets, and building world-class high-performance teams. He has founded 113 Industries that focuses on helping Fortune 500s such as Coca-Cola, Colgate-Palmolive, Ocean Spray, and Hershey innovate breakthrough products based on identifying the unarticulated needs of their consumers. In recognition of his entrepreneurial success, Carnegie Science Foundation has presented Razi with their prestigious award honoring Innovation in Science and Technology. He is also an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University since January 2012, and teaches "Innovation and Commercialization” at the Tepper School of Business. He is also the founder of Landslide Technologies, a sales process software company recognized as the top 100 private companies by AlwaysOn. Landslide has received wide acclaim from customers, analysts as an innovator in the SaaS industry. Based on his innovative strategies Landslide has been named ‘visionary’ three years in row by the leading analyst firm – The Gartner Group. Imam’s career spans working in Fortune 500 companies to being part of three successful startups. He has successfully launched and re-launched companies by defining their product and market strategies, repositioning them in the face of economic downturn, defining new product categories, and establishing them as the leader in their space. Razi is also the author of "Driven" a John Wiley and Sons publication. He has also recently developed an interest in acting.

COURSES TAUGHT

  • COMMERCLZN & INNOVTN (70438)
    2015 Section: A
    2014 Section: A
  • OPEN INNOVATION (70393)
    2013 Section: A3
  • Open Innovation (70393)
    2012 Mini 3 Section: A3
Razi Imam