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Laura Huang

Associate Professor of business administration in the Organizational Behavior Unit

Harvard Business School


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Communications, Entrepreneurship, Gender and Diversity, Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Technology and Innovation


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Biography

Laura Huang is an associate professor of business administration in the Organizational Behavior Unit at Harvard Business School. Prior to joining HBS, she was an assistant professor of management at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Laura’s research examines early-stage entrepreneurship and the role of interpersonal relationships and implicit factors in the investment decisions of financiers such as angel investors and VCs. Her work studies the subtle signals and cues that often impact the behavioral perceptions of investors, which can lead to implicit bias in the investing process.

Her research has been published in several academic journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and has also been featured in the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, and Nature.  She has won a number of awards for her research, including being named to the Thinkers 50 Radar and named as one of the 40 Best Business School Professors Under the Age of 40 by Poets & Quants.


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