Mohanbir Sawhney (born 1963) is a noted management consultant, author and academic. He is the McCormick Tribune Professor of Technology at the Kellogg School of Management. He is an adviser to several large organizations on e-commerce strategies.
Personal life and education
Sawhney was born in West Bengal, India.
He holds a Ph.D. in marketing from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania ; an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta ; and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.
Sawhney has one cat named Mr. Spot.
Sawhney is a professor at Northwestern University. He became popular after publishing a seminal article, Lets get vertical published in Business 2.0 Magazine.
He co-authored Innovation capitalist, an innovation intermediary.
He gives talks around the world, advising companies on their online strategies.
Awards & Accomplishments
Dr. Sawhney has been widely recognized as a thought leader. Business Week named him as one of the 25 most influential people in e-business .  Crain’s Chicago Business named him a member of “40 under 40,” a select group of young business leaders in the Chicago area.