Dr Ehsan ul Haque is Professor of Marketing at the Suleman Dawood School of Business, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan. He received his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, and spent some time in the oil service industry in Pakistan and the Sultanate of Oman before pursuing his MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Haque received his PhD in marketing from the University of Texas at Arlington. He has contributed several cases and articles to regional and international books and journals. In 2010, Dr. Haque co-authored Principles of Marketing: A South Asian Perspective with Philip Kotler, Gary Armstrong and Prafulla Agnihotri. This book has become a standard undergraduate marketing text in the South Asian countries. In addition to marketing for both the for-profit and social sectors, Dr. Haque’s current area of interest is in the Effective Management of Universities.
Dr. Haque has played a founding role in the establishment of two important institutions in Pakistan—LUMS and the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Authority (SMEDA). At LUMS, he has served in a variety of administrative positions over the last thirty years, ending his administrative stint after serving as the Dean of the Business School. At SMEDA, he was the founding chief operating officer of this federal government agency. Dr. Haque has been involved in consulting work for public and private corporate sectors, and international agencies like the Asian Development Bank, the United Nations Development Program and the USAID.
Currently, Dr. Haque is enjoying his research and teaching activities and has received many accolades from students and executives alike for his provocative style of case teaching.