Conference Program Chairs

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Dodo zu Knyphausen-Aufsess a professor of Strategic Leadership and Global Management at Technische Universität Berlin. Before he joined TU Berlin in late 2008, he served as a chair professor at the universities of Jena (1994-1999) and Bamberg (1999-2008) and as an endowment professor at the University...
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Michael Nippa a Full Professor of Strategic Leadership and International Management at the Faculty of Economics and Management at the Free University of Bozen. From 1982 until 1996 he was co-founder and managing director of a management consulting firm...
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Ulrich Pidun a director at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in Frankfurt, Germany, and global topic leader for corporate strategy. He advises large international companies on their corporate-level strategy, governance and organization. In addition to his work at BCG, Ulrich Pidun is...
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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 ...

Theme Track Chairs

Theme A - Fundamental Issues in Strategy Reconsidered : Defining Our Problem Agenda in an Increasingly Complex World
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Tomi Laamanen Chaired Professor of Strategic Management, Director of the Institute of Management, Director of the PhD Program of Management, and Academic Director of the Strategy and International Management Master (SIM) Program of the University of St.Gallen. He holds two D.Sc. degrees; one in Strategy and one in Finance....
Theme B - Cities, Nation States, NGOs, Social Movements : Opportunities for and Challenges of New Partnerships for Business Firms
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Desiree Pacheco the Hanna Andersson Assistant Professor of Management at Portland State University. She holds a Ph.D. in Management from the University of Colorado at Boulder, an M.S. in Environmental Studies from the University of Colorado, and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Puerto...
Theme C - Rethinking Our Dependent Variable(s) : Firm Profitability, Shareholder Value, Shared Value, Stakeholder Value, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Sustainability
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Andreas G. Scherer
... holds the Chair of Foundations of Business Administration and Theories of the Firm at the University of Zurich (Switzerland). His research interests are in the social welfare implications of Strategic Management and the political role of Multinational...
Theme D - Sharing Economy and Digitalization : What Will Future Business Models Look Like?
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Fernando Suarez the Jean C. Tempel Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University. Prior to this, he was at Boston University, where he founded the Strategy and Innovation Department and served as its Chair from 2008 to 2013...

Interest Group Track Chairs

Track E - Competitive Strategy
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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...
Track F - Corporate Strategy
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Jerayr Haleblian
... is an Associate Professor at the University of California-Riverside, and an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Georgia. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California. His research focuses on strategic ...
Track G - Global Strategy
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Alex Eapen
... earned his doctoral degree from Tilburg University, The Netherlands, and is currently a senior lecturer in strategy and international business at the Research School of Management at Australian National University. His research...
Track H - Strategy Process
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J Ignacio Canales a Professor of Management at the business school of the University of Aberdeen. Previously he held posts as Professor, Reader and Senior Lecturer in Strategy at the Adam Smith Business School in the University of Glasgow and at the University of St Andrews...
Track I - Knowledge and Innovation
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Charles Williams a strategy scholar at Bocconi University with an interest in how people, structure, and experience affect the process of change in firms. He has studied how firms adapt their knowledge while expanding abroad, how...
Track J - Strategy Practice
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Stephanie Dameron
... is Professor of Strategic Management at Paris Dauphine University where she chairs the Organizational and Strategic Intelligence department. Embedded in international academic networks, she joined the editorial board of ...
Track K - Entrepreneurship and Strategy
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Martin Ganco
... is an Associate Professor in the Management and Human Resources department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a principal in the Initiative for Studies in Transformational Entrepreneurship (INSITE Cluster Initiative). His research interests ...
Track L - Strategic Human Capital
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Shad Morris
... is the Georgia White Fellow and Assistant Professor of Leadership and Strategy at the Marriott School, Brigham Young University. Prior to joining BYU, Shad Morris was at The Ohio State University for five years...
Track M - Stakeholder Strategy
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Donald Lange an Associate Professor of Management and the Lincoln Professor of Management Ethics in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, and has been with ASU since 2006. His research interests include individual- and...
Track N - Cooperative Strategies
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Ha Hoang
... is Professor in the Management Department at ESSEC Business School, located in Paris, France and Singapore (PhD University of California-Berkeley). Her research interests focus on strategic alliances, the determinants ...
Track O - Strategic Leadership & Governance
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Craig Crossland the Rev. Basil Moreau, C.S.C. Associate Professor of Business, and Chair of the Management & Organization Department, at the University of Notre Dame. He received his Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University...
Track P - Behavioral Strategy
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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...

Special Track Chairs

Track R - Research Methods Community
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Brian Boyd
... teaches courses in corporate strategy, new product development, entrepreneurship, and the management of executive teams. He has served as a Visiting Professor at Tilburg University (The Netherlands)...
Track T - Teaching Community
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Vijaya Narapareddy
... holds a Ph.D., from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Currently, she is Associate Professor and Fellow of Institute of Enterprise Ethics, Daniels College of Business, University of Denver, where she teaches traditional and online courses in...
Track X - Executive Discoveries Series
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Patricia Gorman
... frames teaching as a dialogue between academia and industry. She uses innovative approaches to translate real world business problems into relevant research questions, and to interpret rigorous research findings for strategy students ...
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Markus Kreutzer a Professor of Strategic and International Management at EBS University in Germany where he currently is the Dean of the Business School. He received his doctorate in strategic management from the University of St. Gallen. Prior to joining EBS, he worked as Assistant Professor...
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Jorge Walter
... is an Associate Professor and Ave Tucker Fellow at the School of Business, George Washington University. He received his doctorate in strategic management from the University of St. Gallen and was a visiting researcher at the Wharton School...

Sunday Interest Group Session Leaders

Track E - Competitive Strategy
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Vikas Aggarwal
... is an Assistant Professor at INSEAD, based in Fontainebleau, France. He received his PhD in Strategy from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. His research uses empirical methods and computational modeling to examine issues at the intersection...
Track F - Corporate Strategy
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Caterina Moschieri
... is an Associate Professor of Strategy at IE Business School, in Madrid. She received her PhD in General Management from IESE Business School, Barcelona, and her university degree in Economics (DES) from Bocconi ...
Track G - Global Strategy
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Randi Lunnan professor of Strategy and serves as Head of the Strategy Department at BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo, Norway. Her research interests include Inter-organizational relations and the management of multinationals...
Track H - Strategy Process
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Dries Faems
...holds the Chair of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Technological Transformation at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management. He also is a Visiting Professor at the LUISS Business School in Rome. Before joining the WHU, he was Assistant Professor (2007-2009) and Associate Professor (2009-2011) at the University of Twente...
Track J - Strategy Practice
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George Tovstiga
... is Professor of Strategy at EDHEC Business School in Paris where his focus is on corporate and executive management education in the area of strategy and strategic management. George Tovstiga’s professional path has encompassed ...
Track K - Entrepreneurship and Strategy
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Justin Webb
... is the Belk Distinguished Scholar in Business Innovation in the Belk College of Business at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. His research interests include understanding the contextual and individual influences ...
Track L - Strategic Human Capital
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Thomas P. Moliterno
... is the Earl W. Stafford Professor in Entrepreneurial Studies and Vice Dean of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Isenberg School of Management. In this capacity, he provides leadership...
Track M - Stakeholder Strategy
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Flore Bridoux
... is an Associate Professor of Strategy at the University of Amsterdam. Her current research focuses on the management of stakeholders and human capital. In particular, she studies how firms can ...
Track N - Cooperative Strategies
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Janet Bercovitz an Associate Professor of Strategy & Entrepreneurship in the College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research program consists of two main research streams. The first focuses on the structure and evolution of...
Track O - Strategic Leadership & Governance
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Cynthia E Devers
... is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management and a Mays Research Fellow, in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. She is also an International Research Fellow at the Oxford University Centre for ...
Track P - Behavioral Strategy
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Violina Rindova
... the Captain Henry W. Simonsen Chair in Strategic Entrepreneurship and the Research Director of the Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California...
Track R - Research Methods Community
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Karen Schnatterly 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...
Track T - Teaching Community
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Paulo Prochno a Clinical Professor at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, and Faculty Director for its evening MBA program. From 2010 to 2014, he was the associate chair of the department. Prior to joining the Smith School faculty in the Fall of...