Rudi Bresser is a Professor of Strategic Management at the Free University of Berlin, Germany. Prior to joining the Free University, he was a faculty member of the City University of New York at Baruch College. He has been a committed member of the SMS since 1984. Rudi has been a Conference Co-Chair of the 1999 Strategic Management Society Conference in Berlin, and he served as a member of several SMS-Conference Review Committees. Dr. Bresser is an Associate Editor of the Strategic Management Journal and has been a member of the Journal’s Editorial Board for 13 years. He is a founding member of the European Management Review, and an ad hoc reviewer to a dozen scholarly management journals. He has published many scholarly articles in American and European refereed journals such as the Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Omega, Organization Studies, European Management Review, Administration & Society, Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft, Schmalenbach Business Review, and Die Betriebswirtschaft. He has authored or co-authored several books on management and strategic management topics. Professor Bresser maintains intensive contacts to the business and consulting communities. He is a former Managing Director of the business administration faculty at the Free University of Berlin.