Anthony Di Benedetto


  • Marketing and Supply Chain Management
Office: Alter Hall 523
Phone: 215.204.8147

Prof. Anthony Di Benedetto is Professor of Marketing and Supply Chain Management and Senior Washburn Research Fellow at the Fox School of Business. He has held visiting professorships at Bocconi University and Politecnico di Milano (Milan), Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (Eindhoven, Netherlands), Kansai University (Osaka), Yonsei University (Seoul), WHU (Vollendar, Germany), St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia), EDHEC (Nice, France), and IESEG (Lille and Paris, France). In 2010, Prof. Di Benedetto was named the Fulbright-Kathryn and Craig Hall Chair in Entrepreneurship, and spent a semester at the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (Vienna).

Prof. Di Benedetto holds a Ph. D. degree in Administration, an M.B.A., and a B. Sc. degree in Chemistry, all from McGill University, Montreal, Canada. He taught at the Université du Québec à Montréal (in French) and the University of Kentucky prior to joining Temple. Since arriving at Temple he has taught in Temple’s Professional MBA, Executive MBA, International Executive MBA (Singapore and Cali), Online MBA, and International MBA programs, as well as at the Ph. D., DBA, BBA, and OBBA programs. He is a recipient of Temple University’s Great Teacher Award, the highest teaching honor bestowed by Temple University. He has also received the Lindback Award for teaching excellence, a Department of Marketing teaching award, and the Lynne A. Cronfeld Research Award/Grant. In 2015, he received the Musser Excellence in Leadership Award in Research, the highest honor bestowed by the Fox School of Business.

Prof. Di Benedetto is Co-Editor-in-Chief of Industrial Marketing Management, and Editor-in-Chief of Journal of International Consumer Marketing. He served as Editor of the Journal of Product Innovation Management for nine years. He is co-author with Merle Crawford of New Products Management, the leading textbook in new product development.

Prof. Di Benedetto has been named one of the 50 leading research scholars worldwide in Innovation and Technology Management by the International Association of Management of Technology. He has over 115 refereed academic articles published, in journals including Journal of Product Innovation Management, Management Science, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Operations Management, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and elsewhere. A paper published in IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management was named the Best Paper in that journal for 2008. He has been named multiple times to the Dean’s Research Honor Roll of the School of Business and Management.

Prof. Di Benedetto is a certified New Product Development Professional (NPDP) and is listed in Marquis Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who in America, and Marquis Who’s Who in American Education.