John Prescott
University of Pittsburgh

John Prescott is the Thomas O’Brien Chair of Strategy, Director of the Organization and Entrepreneurship area and past Director of the Doctoral Program in the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. John Prescott's research focuses on dynamic competitive rivalry, competitive intelligence processes, alliance networks, industry convergence, governance structures, technology strategy and the role of time in strategy. John Prescott is the author and/or editor of five books, the most recent being Establishing a World-Class Competitive Intelligence Function. He has published over 100 articles, is the Associate Editor for the Journal of Management Studies, and serves on the editorial boards of the Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, and Journal of Management. John Prescott was a founder of The Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (, the 1991-1992 President, served ten years on the board of directors and three years as a Trustee of the CI Foundation.