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Elham Asgari

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2107 Pamplin
880 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Office Hours

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:15-3:15 p.m. or by appointment

Academic Area

Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Strategic Management


  • B.S., Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, 2008
  • M.B.A., University of Tehran, 2012


Elham Asgari is a doctoral candidate at Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business. Her research focuses on the intersection between innovation and strategy, particularly the role of key decision-makers, the impact of star performers, and relationship between scientific knowledge and commercializable technologies. Her work has been published in Journal of ManagementEntrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, and Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research.