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Tammy Madsen
Santa Clara University

Tammy L. Madsen (Ph.D., UCLA) is a Professor of Strategy and Innovation and a former Associate Dean at the Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University. She serves on the Board of Governors - Academy of Management (AOM) and is the Director of the Strategy Research Foundation’s Dissertation Grant Program (SMS). Tammy teaches in the areas of strategy, digital transformation and innovation in the MBA, Executive MBA, and Executive Development programs at SCU where she has received Extraordinary Faculty Awards for her teaching, research and service contributions. Her research has received various awards including the Glueck Best Paper Award (Strategic Management Division, AOM), and appears in various academic journals. Tammy also co-authored Modern Competitive Strategy (2016, 4th edition, McGraw-Hill Press). She began her professional career as a test and evaluation engineer for the weapon control systems on the F14 aircraft and subsequently worked as a design engineer and program manager at Delco Electronics, General Motors.