Torben Pedersen is Professor of International Business at the Bocconi University, Milan, Italy. His research interests are in the interface between strategy and international management and he has published over 100 articles and books concerning the managerial and strategic aspects of globalization. His research has appeared in prominent journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies and Organization Science. In addition he has written more than 25 teaching cases published at case clearing houses or in teaching-oriented books. He was Vice-President for AIB (2008-2010) and Program chair in 2009 for the AIB-conference in San Diego. He was also Vice Chairman of EIBA from 2007-2010. He is an elected Fellow of the Academy of International Business. He is currently co-editor of Global Strategy Journal and Advances in International Management, and serves on numerous editorial boards.