Dr. Gerard Athaide
Professor of Marketing
Busch Faculty Scholar
Sellinger Hall 414
Gerard A. Athaide is the Busch Scholar and Professor of Marketing in the Joseph A. Sellinger, S.J., School of Business and Management at Loyola University Maryland. He received his Ph.D. and MBA from Syracuse University. His teaching, consulting, and research interests focus on innovation management and new product development. Gerard has taught courses on Innovation Management and New Product Development in the undergraduate, graduate, and Executive MBA programs at Loyola University. He has also conducted workshops and seminars on these topics for senior executives in Australia, Chile, India, New Zealand, and the U.S. He has published several articles on innovation with a focus on the commercialization of technology-based innovations and the determinants of effective brand names for new products. In 2012, Gerard was ranked as one of the world’s top 25 innovation management scholars by The Journal of Product Innovation Management. In February 2017, he was selected as a Fulbright Specialist to help international universities develop their innovation capabilities.
Ph D, Syracuse University
Timsit, Jean-Philippe, Annick Castiaux, Yann Truong, Gerard A. Athaide, and Richard R. Klink (2015), “The effect of market-pull vs resource-push orientation on performance when entering new markets,” Journal of Business Research, 68, 2005-2014.
Truong, Yann, Klink, Richard R., Fort-Rioche, Laurence and Gerard A. Athaide (2014), “Consumer Response to Product Form in Technology-Based Industries,” The Journal of Product Innovation Management, 31 (4), 867-876.
Klink, Richard R. and Gerard A. Athaide (2014), “Examining the Brand Name-Mark Relationship in Emerging Markets,” Journal of Product & Brand Management, 23 (4/5), 262-267.
Klink, Richard R. and Gerard A. Athaide (2012), “Creating Brand Personality with Brand Names,” Marketing Letters, 23 (1): 109-117.
Gerard A. Athaide and Richard R. Klink (2012), Creating Global Brand Names: The Use of Sound Symbolism,” Journal of Global Marketing, 25(4): 202-212.