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Conference Program Chairs

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David Teece
... is the Thomas W. Tusher Professor and director of the Tusher Center for the Management of Intellectual Capital, University of California, Berkeley. He is also chairman and cofounder of Berkeley Research Group ...
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Olga Petricevic
...is an Associate Professor holding a Joint Appointment in the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Area and Strategy & Global Management Area at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary. She received her PhD degree in Strategic Management from the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at...
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Alain Verbeke
... is a Professor of International Business Strategy and holds the McCaig Research Chair in Management at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary. He was previously the Director of the MBA program...

Theme Track Chairs

Theme A - Entrepreneurship and Strategy
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Catherine Maritan
... is an Associate Professor at the Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University. She received a Ph.D. in strategic management from Purdue University, has held visiting appointments at Dartmouth College and Purdue ...
Theme B - Knowledge and Innovation
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Sheryl Winston Smith
...is Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and Associate Dean, MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation at BI Norwegian Business School. She received her Ph.D. from Harvard University and...
Theme C - Global Strategy
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Mirko Benischke
...is an Associate Professor of Global Strategy at the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University. Mirko Benischke’s research interest lies at the intersection of global strategy, corporate governance, and corporate development. His research...
Theme D - Behavioral Strategy
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Beverly Tyler
...Professor Emerita in the Management, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship department of the Poole College of Management, North Carolina State University, is a Visiting Professor in the Management Department of...

Advisory Board

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Jim Dewald
...is the Dean of the Haskayne School of Business, and Associate Professor of Strategy & Global Management. Prior to entering academics, Jim was in industry, achieving several senior executive positions, including President & CEO of Hopewell Residential Communities...
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Robert Hoskisson
...is the George R. Brown Chair of Strategic Management at the Jones School of Business at Rice University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California–Irvine. His research topics focus on corporate strategy and governance and he teaches courses in corporate and international strategic management, among others...
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Dovev Lavie
...is a Professor of Management at the Department of Management and Technology of Bocconi University. Formerly, he served as 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. He also held visiting positions...
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Yadong Luo
...is the Emery M. Findley Distinguished Chair and Professor of Management at University of Miami. His research interests include global strategy, international management, and emerging market business and management. He has published over 160 articles ...
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Torben Pedersen
...is Professor of International Business at the Bocconi University, Milan, Italy. His research interests are in the interface between strategy and international management and he has published over 100 articles and books concerning the managerial and strategic aspects of globalization...
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Margaret Peteraf
... is the Leon E. Williams Professor of Management Emerita at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Management as well as a Fellow of the Strategic Management Society. She has served as a member of the Academy of Management’s Board of Governors, as Chair of the Strategic Management Division of the Academy...
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Myles Shaver
...is Professor of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota where he holds the Pond Family Chair in the Teaching and Advancement of Free Enterprise Principles. Myles’ research interests revolve around...
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Mike Wright
...is Professor of Entrepreneurship at Imperial College Business School, Director of the Centre for Management Buyout Research, and a visiting professor at the University of Ghent. He is co-editor of Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal and of Academy of Management Perspectives...
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Shaker Zahra
...is the Robert E. Buuck Chair of Entrepreneurship in the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. His current research focuses on entrepreneurship and new firm strategy in technology industries. His research has received...
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Maurizio Zollo
... is professor of strategy and sustainability and Scientific Director of the Leonardo Centre on Business for Society at Imperial College Business School. He is also founder and chairman of the GOLDEN (Global Organizational Learning and Development Network) for Impact Foundation. His research currently involves ...
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Christoph Zott
... is a Professor of Entrepreneurship at IESE Business School in Barcelona. His research and teaching interests center on business model design and innovation, entrepreneurial leadership, entrepreneurial strategy and ...