Conference Committee


Program Co-Chairs


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Pamela Barr

...is Professor of Strategic Management and Department Chair at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Her research interests center on strategy formulation and strategic adaptation and change...
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Frank T. Rothaermel

...is a professor of strategy at the Georgia Institute of Technology and an Alfred P. Sloan Industry Studies Fellow. He holds the Russell and Nancy McDonough Chair in Business and a National Science Foundation CAREER award...
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Conference Theme Track Chairs


Track A: Sustaining Advantage picture of Ioannis Ioannou
Ioannis Ioannou

... is an Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the London Business School. His research seeks to understand whether, how, and the extent to which the modern business organization contributes towards building a sustainable future. He regularly publishes ...
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Track A: Sustaining Advantage picture of Anita McGahan
Anita McGahan

...is Associate Dean of Research, PhD Director, Professor and Rotman Chair in Management at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. She is cross appointed to the Munk School of Global Affairs; is a Senior Associate at...
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Track B: Stewardship and Sustainable Development picture of Kira Fabrizio
Kira Fabrizio

... is Assistant Professor of Strategy & Innovation at Boston University’s School of Management. Kira Fabrizio’s research focuses on the intersection between firm strategy and public policy as it relates to innovation...
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Track C: Social Dimension picture of Joachim Schwalbach
Joachim Schwalbach

... is Professor emeritus of International Management at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany. From 2004-2006 he was the Dean of the School of Business and Economics. He was a visiting professor at various universities like Harvard, Santa Barbara, Stanford GSB, and Toulouse; and is visiting ...
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Track D: General Track picture of Kimberly Ellis
Kimberly Ellis

... is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management at Florida Atlantic University. Her primary research examines the influence of contextual and process factors on acquisition outcomes and has been published in ...
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Interest Group Track Chairs


Track E: Competitive Strategy picture of Gary Dushnitsky
Gary Dushnitsky

... is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the London Business School, and Academic Director of the Deloitte Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. He is also a Senior Fellow at ...
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Track F: Corporate Strategy picture of Laszlo Tihanyi
Laszlo Tihanyi

...is the B. Marie Oth Professor in Business Administration in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. He received his Ph.D. in strategic management from Indiana University. His papers on corporate...
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Track G: Global Strategy picture of Elizabeth Rose
Elizabeth Rose

... is Professor of Management at the University of Otago, having previously held appointments at University of Southern California, University of Auckland, Victoria University ...
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Track H: Strategy Process picture of Taco Reus
Taco Reus

...is an Associate Professor at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. His research focuses on how acquirers differ in managing the unique environment they encounter during the process of post-merger integration...
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Track I: Knowledge and Innovation picture of Corey Phelps
Corey Phelps

...is an Associate Professor of Strategy at HEC Paris. Previously, he was an Assistant Professor and Dempsey Faculty Fellow at the Foster School of Business, University of Washington. He completed his Ph.D. at the Stern School of Business, New York...
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Track J: Strategy Practice picture of Hanna Lehtimaki
Hanna Lehtimaki

... is a Professor of Innovation Management at the University of Eastern Finland Business School and a docent at the University of Tampere. Her research interests include business and management innovation, stakeholder and ...
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Track K: Entrepreneurship and Strategy picture of Garry Bruton
Garry Bruton

... is a professor at Texas Christian University. His research focuses on the intersection of entrepreneurship, strategy and international business ...
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Track L: Strategic Human Capital picture of Todd Zenger
Todd Zenger

...is the Robert and Barbara Frick Professor of Business Strategy at the Olin Business School of Washington University where he serves as Area Chair in Strategy, and has previously served as Senior Associate Dean, and Chair of the tenured faculty...
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Track M: Stakeholder Strategy picture of Richard Priem
Richard Priem

...is Professor of Strategy at the Neeley School of Business at the Texas Christian University where he holds the Luther Henderson Chair in Strategic Management and Leadership. He also is Professor of Strategy at LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome, where he holds...
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Track N: Cooperative Strategies picture of Dovev Lavie
Dovev Lavie

...is a Full Professor and Vice Dean of MBA Programs at the Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management at the Technion. He earned his Ph.D. in Management at the Wharton School and served as an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Austin...
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Track O: Strategic Leadership and Governance picture of Karen Schnatterly
Karen Schnatterly

...is an Associate Professor at the Trulaske College of Business and the Emma S. Hibbs Distinguished Professor, University of Missouri. Her areas of expertise include white-collar crime’s antecedents and outcomes, and corporate governance’s influence...
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Track P: Behavioral Strategy picture of Christina Fang
Christina Fang

...is an Associate Professor of Management at the Stern School of Business, New York University. She is interested in the challenges and mechanisms of organization learning as well as the causal attributions of business performance. First, building on ideas of learning from a variety of disciplines such as ...
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Track T: Excellence in Teaching picture of Margaret Cording
Margaret Cording

...is a Professor of Strategy at IMD. Her research seeks to enhance management's ability to implement key strategic initiatives such as post-merger integration. Margaret Cording's research has been published in the Academy of Management...
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Sunday Interest Group Session Leaders


Competitive Strategy picture of Juan Alcacer
Juan Alcacer

... is part of the Strategy Unit at Harvard Business School as Associate Professor after having been at the Stern School of Business, New York University. He received his Ph.D. in Strategy and International Business from the ...
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Corporate Strategy picture of Heli Wang
Heli Wang

...is an Associate Professor in Management at Singapore Management University. Prior to joining SMU, she was at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Her research focuses on motivation issues in the resource-based view...
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Global Strategy picture of Nandini Lahiri
Nandini Lahiri

...is Associate Professor of Management at the Kogod School of Business at American University. Her research lies at the intersection of strategy, international business and technology. She studies the implications of geographic and vertical scope of firms in the context of alliances...
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Strategy Process picture of Xavier Castaner
Xavier Castaner

... is a Professor of Strategy at the University of Lausanne and taught at ESADE, HEC (Paris), HEC (Geneva) and LBS. He has published on corporate governance, strategy, and development (on internal ventures, alliances and M&A) and innovation...
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Knowledge and Innovation picture of Stefano Brusoni
Stefano Brusoni

... i is Professor of technology and Innovation Management at ETH Zurich(CH). His research focuses on two main themes. First, the strategic implications of new product development processes (e.g. modularity). Second, the micro determinants of learning and innovativeness (e.g. attention control processes). It relies on diverse methodologies ranging from ...
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Strategy Practice picture of Elena Antonacopoulou
Elena Antonacopoulou

... is Professor of Organizational Behaviour at the University of Liverpool Management School, where she leads GNOSIS - a research initiative advancing impactful collaborative research in management and organization studies. Her principal research ...
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Entrepreneurship and Strategy picture of Naga Lakshmi Damaraju
Naga Lakshmi Damaraju

... is an Assistant Professor of Strategy at the Indian School of Business. Her research interests include real options theory, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and entrepreneurship. Her research ...
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Strategic Human Capital picture of Clint Chadwick
Clint Chadwick

... is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Human Resource Management at the University of Kansas. He received his Ph.D. from the Wharton School and has previously served on the faculty of the University of Illinois and ...
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Stakeholder Strategy picture of Sybille Sachs
Sybille Sachs

... is Professor for Business Administration and Head of the Institute for Strategic Management: Stakeholder View at the University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zurich (HWZ). She is also a professor at the University of ...
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Cooperative Strategy picture of Kyle J. Mayer
Kyle J. Mayer

... is an Associate Professor of Strategy in the Management and Organization Department in the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. His research examines the boundaries of the firm and the management of inter-firm relationships, with ...
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Strategic Leadership and Governance picture of Anja Tuschke
Anja Tuschke

... is Professor of Strategic Management at the Munich School of Management at the University of Munich. Prior to joining the Munich School of Management, Anja Tuschke held the position of a director at the Institute of Organization ...
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Behavioral Strategy picture of Shayne Gary
Shayne Gary

... is an Associate Professor and Strategy Research Cluster Head at the Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales. He received his Ph.D. and was subsequently a Research Fellow in Decision Sciences at London Business School. He has also been a visiting scholar at MIT's Sloan School of...
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Behavioral Strategy picture of Rhonda Reger
Rhonda Reger

...is Professor of Management at the University of Tennesse and a member of the Management and Organizations Faculty at the University of Maryland (on leave). She previously held positions at Arizona State and Illinois-Chicago. Her research, which adopts a cognitive perspective to better understand competitive...
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Teaching Community picture of Robert Wright
Robert Wright

... is an Associate Professor of Strategy at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and a four time nominee for his University’s President’s Award for Excellence Performance (2013 for Teaching; 2011 and 2009 for Team Performance...
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