Vikas Aggarwal is an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise at INSEAD. He is Academic Co-Director of the INSEAD Global Private Equity Initiative, and teaches MBA, PhD, and Executive Education courses on venture capital and private equity. His research examines strategy and innovation issues in venture capital-backed start-ups, as well as the adaptation and digital transformation of established firms in response to widespread industry change. Vikas has worked as an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley and has also held positions in strategy consulting and investment banking. He holds a PhD from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, and an AB in Economics from Princeton University.