Frank T. Rothaermel
Georgia Institute of Technology

Frank T. Rothaermel is a Professor of Strategy & Innovation, holds the Russell and Nancy McDonough Chair of Business in the Scheller College at the Georgia Institute of Technology (GT), and is an Alfred P. Sloan Industry Studies Fellow. He received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award, which "is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of … those teacher-scholars who most effectively integrate research and education." (NSF CAREER Award description). Frank’s research focuses on the intersection of strategy, innovation, and entrepreneurship. He has published over 35 articles in journals such as the Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, and elsewhere, some of which are highly cited. Based on having published papers in the top 1% based on citations, Thomson Reuters identified Frank as one of the “world’s most influential scientific minds.” He is listed among the top-100 scholars based on impact over more than a decade in both economics and business. Businessweek named Frank one of Georgia Tech’s Prominent Faculty in their national survey of business schools. He serves (or served) on the editorial boards of the Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, and Strategic Organization. Frank has received several recognitions including the Sloan Industry Studies Best Paper Award, the Academy of Management Newman Award, the Strategic Management Society Conference Best Paper Prize, the Israel Strategy Conference Best Paper Prize, and the DRUID Conference Best Paper Award. Frank is also the author of a leading textbook—Strategic Management. Concepts & Cases—published by McGraw-Hill.