[Skip to Content]

Krannert Directory

Faculty / Staff Spotlight
Ozmel, Umit
Assistant Professor;
Ozmel, Umit
Office: KRAN 723
Phone: (765) 49-62286
E-mail: uozmelya@purdue.edu
Publications: Click here to view publications
CV: Click Here to view link.

Professional Bio:


"Strategic Alliance, Venture Capital and Exit Decisions in Early Stage High-tech Firms". 2013. (Umit Ozmel, David Robinson, Toby E. Stuart). Journal of Financial Economics, 107 (2013) 655–670

 “Network Interdependencies: Signals from Venture Capital and Alliance Networks in Determining Future Alliance Formation". 2013 (Umit Ozmel, Jeff Reuer, Ranjay Gulati). Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 56, No. 3, 852–866.

Conditional Acceptance:

"Small Fish, Big Fish: The Performance Effects of the Relative Standing in Partners’ Affiliate Portfolios" (Umit Ozmel, Isin Guler). Conditional Acceptance, Strategic Management Journal.

Research interests: Formation and Governance of Strategic Alliances; Venture Capital Investments; Entrepreneurial Finance; Interorganizational Relationships.


PhD in Management, Columbia Business School (2009); Masters in Financial Economics, Yale University (2004). MBA, Koc University; BS in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bogazici University.  

Previous Work Experience:

  • Assistant Prof. of Strategy and Entrepreneurship,  Kenan-Flagler Business School, UNC Chapel Hill (2008-2010)
  • Private Consultant (2004)
  • Corporate Portfolio Manager, Ottoman Bank (1996-1998)