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Wasim Azhar

Lecturer (Continuing), Haas School of Business

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Wasim Azhar is currently a Lecturer in Marketing at Haas and Stanford University. He received the Cheit Award for Best Teaching from Haas in 2007-8. He currently teaches electives in International Marketing, Sales and Distribution Channels, Internet Marketing and E-Commerce,  and Pricing as well as the core marketing course in the MBA and EWMBA programs. 
He is also the Director and Faculty Advisor at the new Center for Teaching Excellence at Haas. From 2001-2004, he was Visiting Professor at Stanford University and then Lecturer from 2004-2008. Previous to that he was at the Lahore University of Management Sciences in Pakistan where he was Professor of Business Policy and Marketing from 1989 to 2001, Dean of the University from 1989-2000 and Pro-Vice Chancellor from 2000-2001. 
Wasim is partner, Director, and CMO at Amzone LLC, a franchisee of Taco Bell. He is on the Board of Directors of Netgate Corporation and Veri-Sys Corporation. He has written four case studies published by Harvard Business Publishing Services. Wasim has taught executive classes in India, Pakistan, Malaysia and Sri Lanka.
Awards & Honors
  • Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence in Teaching, Weekend MBA Program, 2007-2008
  • Frequent Club 6 Member, Haas School of Business, (for teaching excellence, based on student evaluations)
Academic Background
  • MSc, Electronic Engineering, UET, Lahore, Pakistan
  • MBA, Wake Forest University
  • MSc, Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
  • MSc, Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania