Gaurab's research, teaching, speaking, and facilitating expertise are in strategy, innovation, corporate entrepreneurship, and decision making in science-based businesses like biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and other life sciences and health-related businesses.
In the above roles, he has worked with executives, scientists, and physicians from Biogen Idec, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, DuPont, Eli Lilly, EMC, Leadership Forum, Lucent Technologies, Merck, Orion Corporation, Radiology Leadership Institute, Teradyne, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, and others.
Gaurab teaches for Babson Executive Education and is faculty director of its biopharma program and a custom program for the Radiology Leadership Institute.
He teaches the required course-pair Strategy and The CEO to Evening MBAs, and an elective called Solving Big Problems to undergraduates and MBAs.
In his research, Gaurab is studying how people make complex decisions that are highly uncertain and ambiguous, and whose outcomes take shape over many years. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation and the Eleutherian Mills – Hagley Foundation, and published in the journals Management Science, Expert Opinion on Drug Discovery, Chemical Heritage and others. Gaurab has presented his research at several international conferences and has been a reviewer for journals and conferences.
Strategy, Innovation, Corporate Entrepreneurship; Decision Making, Problem Solving, Solving Big Corporate Problems, Solving Big Societal Problems.