Keyvan Vakili is an Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the London Business School (2013-present). He received his PhD in Strategic Management from the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto in 2013. He also holds an MBA degree and a BSc in Electrical Engineering. He is currently focused on two research streams. Through his first research stream, he examines the relationship between collaboration and innovation. He is particularly interested in understanding how innovators choose their collaborators, how the composition of innovative teams influence their creative output, and how the context of innovation moderates the relationship between team composition and creativity. With the second research stream, he studies the impact of various public policies such as federal funding and IP regime on the innovative performance of individuals, teams, and organisations.