Julian Birkinshaw
London Business School

Julian Birkinshaw is Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and Director of the Deloitte Institute at the London Business School. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, the Academy of Social Sciences, and the Academy of International Business. He is also a co-founder with Gary Hamel of the Management Lab (MLab). Julian Birkinshaw has PhD and MBA degrees in Business from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, and a BSc (Hons) from the University of Durham. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the Stockholm School of Economics, 2009. Julian Birkinshaw's main area of expertise is in strategy and organisation in large established firms, and on such specific issues as management innovation, strategic agility, corporate entrepreneurship, organisation design, and headquarters-subsidiary relationships. He is the author of thirteen books including Becoming a Better Boss (2013), Reinventing Management (2010), and Giant Steps in Management (2007), and over ninety articles in such journals as Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science and Harvard Business Review.