Jamal Shamsie received his Ph.D. in the area of strategic management from McGill University. His current research draws on applications of the resource-based view, knowledge management, organizational capabilities and decision making under uncertainty. Jamal Shamise has published in the Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies and Journal of Management. He has won an award with Danny Miller for the best paper in Academy of Management Journal. Jamal Shamise's research has also focused on the entertainment sector. He has been a co-organizer of specialized conferences in the U.S. and the U.K. and headed various tracks at EGOS conferences. Jamal Shamsie has also co-edited two special issues of Organization Science and a book of readings devoted to strategic issues that are confronting the entertainment and media industries.