Björn Ambos is a Chaired Professor of Strategic Management and Director at the Institute of Management of the University of St. Gallen. He previously held positions at the University of Edinburgh, the University of Hamburg and WU Vienna, as well as visiting positions at Bocconi University and Florida International University. He also gained industry experience as a product manager for a German tour-operator in Vietnam, Italy, Paris and New York and consulted or participated in corporate trainings for firms like EADS, Ford, France Telecom, Hutchinson 3G, Puma, Rewe Group, SAP, Siemens and Villeroy & Boch. Björn Ambos’ research interests revolve around strategy, organization and innovation in the multinational firm. He serves on the Editorial Board of several journals including the Strategic Management Journal, Global Strategy Journal and Journal of International Business Studies. Björn Ambos also served as an officer of the Global Strategy interest group (2008-2010), as a Member of the Board of the European International Business Academy and as an adviser to the United Arab Emirates Science Foundation. His research has been published or is forthcoming in journals such as Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of World Business, Long Range Planning, and Research Policy.