Kamran joined the PhD program at the DeGroote School of Business in September 2012. His program of research focuses on Marketing Channels, Channel Conflict, and Marketing Strategy. More specifically, he is interested in how channel conflict can affect efficient governance and performance outcomes of the channel. His co-authored paper on relationship between channel conflict and channel performance was awarded the best paper in B2B track by American Marketing Association (Marketing Educator’s Conference) in 2016 (Las Vegas). He also recently co-authored a book chapter on channel conflict topic in “Handbook of Research on Distribution Channels”. Kamran also has worked as an instructor and teaching assistant of different courses such as Marketing Research and Applied Marketing at DeGroote School of Business.
Supervisor: Sourav Ray
Kamran is a recipient of Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship – Doctoral from (SSHRC) (2014-2017) and he was awarded the Harry Lyman Hooker Senior Fellowship and the Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) (2013-2014).
He previously worked at a management consultancy firm which provided service to banks and financial institutions. Prior to joining DeGroote School of Business, he worked at Bell Media (TSN and Discovery channels) as a research analyst. He was also a member of the team that analyzed 2012 London Olympic games TV viewership data.