SMS

Timothy B Folta
University of Connecticut

Timothy B. Folta (Ph.D. Purdue University) is Professor, Thomas John and Bette Wolff Family Chair of Strategic Entrepreneurship at University of Connecticut, Faculty Director of the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and Strategic Management Division Chair-Elect. His research and teaching examine both entrepreneurship and corporate strategy, analyzing decisions around entry, exit, and diversification. He is currently writing a book examining the role of the corporate headquarters in multi-business firms in reallocating strategic resources across businesses. His research has appeared in journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Industrial and Corporate Change, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Management Science, Organization Science, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal and Strategic Management Journal. He is Associate Editor of Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, co-Editor of a 2016 volume of Advances in Strategic Management on Resource Redeployment and Corporate Strategy, and on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Review, Journal of Business Venturing, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, and Strategy Science. Tim has held leadership positions in the Academy of Management, serving as a member of the executive committees of the Business Policy and Strategy (BPS/STR) Division (2018-2022, 2003-2005) and the Entrepreneurship Division (2015-2018), co-Chair of the BPS Doctoral Consortium (2004-2005), and member of the BPS Research Committee (1999-2001). He has been a Fellow at the University of Strasbourg (France) Institute for Advanced Study (2012-2016), and a Visiting Professor at Instituto de Empresa (Spain), ESADE Business School (Barcelona), LUISS University (Rome), and Ecole de Management Lyon (France). Prior to his UConn appointment he held the Brock Family Chair of Strategic Management at Purdue University. He regularly teaches executives, masters, undergraduates, and Ph.D. students.