Giovanni Gavetti

Professor of Strategy and Innovation; Area Chair, Strategy


Giovanni Gavetti is a professor at Tuck. Previously, he was an associate professor at Harvard Business School. He teaches the core course Competitive & Corporate Strategy. His research explores the cognitive foundations of strategy.


Giovanni Gavetti Receives 2015 Strategic Management Society Best Paper Prize  //

The award recognizes the impact of the paper on teaching, research, and practice. Learn more

The Business Case For An Open Mind  //

Giovanni Gavetti writes that, to take advantage of new opportunities, managers need to be aware of their own cognitive inertia. Read the article

Giovanni Gavetti Receives 2014 Teaching Excellence Award  //

Professor Gavetti was honored for his teaching in the core course, Competitive & Corporate Strategy. Learn more






  • PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 2000
  • MA, University of Pennsylvania, 1998
  • BA, Bocconi University, Milan, 1993