Alain Verbeke is a Professor of International Business Strategy and holds the McCaig Research Chair in Management at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary. He was previously the Director of the MBA program, Solvay Business School, University of Brussels (VUB). He has been the Inaugural Alan M. Rugman Memorial Fellow at the Henley Business School, University of Reading (UK) since 2014. Alain Verbeke has authored or edited 40 books and more than 200 refereed publications. He is a leading thinker on the strategic restructuring of complex organizations, both public agencies and business firms. He has been a member of the European Science and Technology Assembly (ESTA) and has served on the board of directors of various educational and research institutions. Alain Verbeke’s academic research agenda consists of revisiting, rethinking and augmenting the core paradigms in strategic management and international business, especially internalization theory. Alain Verbeke is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of International Business Studies. He is an elected Fellow of the Academy of International Business and the European International Business Academy.