Prof. Nathaniel Boso


Dept: Marketing and Corporate Strategy
PMB, KNUST School of Business, Kumasi, Ghana

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Internationalization of African Firms Disruptive Innovation and Business Models International Entrepreneurship Industrial Marketing, Internati...~more

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Nathaniel Boso is a Professor of International Marketing and Strategy, and O. R. Tambo Africa Research Chair in Entrepreneurship and Employability at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). He is also an Extraordinary Professor at University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (South Africa) and a visiting Professor to Strathmore University Business School (Kenya). Nathaniel also has been serving as the Dean of KNUST School of Business since 2017, and the Director of the Center for Applied Research and Innovation in Supply Chain– Africa (CARISCA), a USAID funded center of excellence since 2020. Prior to joining KNUST, he was an Associate Professor of Marketing at the University of Leeds, United Kingdom. His research interests span international entrepreneurship, industrial marketing and supply chain strategies that has won multiple international awards. Notably, in 2021 his article on “(How) Does Africa Matter for International Business Scholarship?” won the Academy of International Business (AIB) Insight’s Outstanding Article Award. He was also the winner of the 2019 S. Tamer Cavusgil Award from American Marketing Association Foundation, which recognizes the Journal of International Marketing article published in the calendar year that has made the most significant contribution to the advancement of the practice of international marketing management. He has published in high impact journals including Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of International Marketing, and International Journal of Production Economics. Nathaniel serves as the Associate Editor of International Marketing Review and African Journal of Management. He also serves as the Vice-President of Academy of International Business African Chapter since 2018. He is the principal investigator of the National Research Foundation (South Africa) US$1.075 Million funded O. R. Tambo Africa Research Chair, and US$15 Million United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded CARISCA center at KNUST. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from University of Ghana in 2002, Master of Science degree in Marketing from Umea University (AACSB accredited) in Sweden in 2004 and Ph.D. in International Entrepreneurship and Marketing from Loughborough University (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accredited) in the United Kingdom in 2011.     

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