SMS

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 Assistant 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 ...
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Alain Verbeke
...holds the McCaig Research Chair in Management at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary. He also serves as Research Director of the Strategy and Global Management Area, and the Human Resources and Organizational Dynamics Area in the Haskayne School. He was...

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 at BI Norwegian Business School. She received her Ph.D. from Harvard University and her B.S. from Yale University. She has served as Track Chair in the Knowledge & Innovation Interest Group for the SMS Banff Special Conference...
Theme C - Global Strategy
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Mirko Benischke
...is an Assistant 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...
Theme D - Behavioral Strategy
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Beverly Tyler
... is a Professor of Strategic Management, North Carolina State University. She received her Ph.D. from Texas A&M University (1992) and has been active in SMS for 25+ years. Beverly Tyler has served on the review board of SMJ since 1995...

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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John Hagedoorn
...is Professor of Strategy and International Business at Royal Holloway, University of London, School of Management, Professorial Fellow at UNU - MERIT in Maastricht, and honorary professor (emeritus) at Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics...
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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...
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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 at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. She received a Ph.D. in industrial organization economics from Yale University and has served on the faculties of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern as well as the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota...
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J 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 Chair of the Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship Department, Robert E. Buuck Chair of Entrepreneurship and Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship in the Carlson School of Management at University of Minnesota, where he is also the Academic Director of Gary S. Holmes Entrepreneurship Center...
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Maurizio Zollo
... is the Dean’s Chaired Professor in Strategy and Sustainability at the Management and Technology department of Bocconi University and Editor-In-Chief of Organization & Environment. He has also been visiting professor at the Sloan...
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Christoph Zott
...is a Professor of Entrepreneurship at IESE Business School in Barcelona, where he is also the Director of the MRM and Ph.D. Programs. His current research and teaching interests center on business model innovation, design thinking, entrepreneurial leadership, and private equity...