Gonçalo Pacheco de Almeida is a Professor of Strategy and Business Policy and the Academic Director of the MBA Strategy Specialization at HEC Paris. He is also a member of CNRS-GREGHEC, the French National Research Center and HEC Paris research lab. Gonçalo received his PhD in Management from INSEAD. Prior to HEC Paris, he was an Assistant Professor of Management at the Stern School of Business at New York University (2002-2011), a guest lecturer at Sciences Po (Paris), an instructor at the Nova School of Business and Economics and a strategy and risk management consultant. Gonçalo is interested in the areas of strategy dynamics, competition, innovation, negotiation, logic and causation, business and politics, and sustainability. His work has focused on the high tech, energy, and education sectors. His research has been published in the Strategic Management Journal, Management Science, RAND Journal of Economics, Strategy Science and the Academy of Management Journal. He is an Associate Editor at Management Science and serves on the Editorial Board of the Strategic Management Journal.