Keld Laursen is professor of the economics and management of innovation at Copenhagen Business School. He is an editor of Research Policy and he serves on the chair track of the Academy of Management's Technology Innovation Management Division for 2013-2018. In 2015 he is serving as the Division’s program chair. Keld Laursen has organized and co-organized a number of international conferences, including several vintages of the DRUID Summer Conference; the US rooted CCC (Consortium for Cooperation and Competition) Annual Colloquium for Doctoral Student Research in 2009; and the European-based Strategy Entrepreneurship & Innovation Doctoral Consortium in 2012. He is director of the CBS Center of Excellence on Open Innovation and Entrepreneurship. His primary area of expertise is in how firms manage innovation. Within this context, Keld Laursen has focused on the organizational aspects of open innovation and the consequences for innovation performance. His research has been published in outlets such as Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Economic Geography and Research Policy.