Xavier Martin (Ph.D., University of Michigan) is Professor of Strategy, International Business and Innovation at Tilburg University (The Netherlands). His research examines how corporate strategies, interfirm relationships, and knowledge-based assets affect each other and jointly affect firm performance, with specific attention to international contexts. His papers have appeared in SMJ, ASQ, AMJ, Organization Science, Management Science, JIBS and Research Policy, among others. In addition to multiple SMS Best Paper/Best Student Paper awards, Xavier Martin is a recipient of the Best International Paper Award (now Dexter Award) from the Academy of Management and both the Haynes Prize for Best Paper (now Alan M. Rugman Young Scholar Award) and the Richard N. Farmer Best Dissertation Award (now Peter J. Buckley and Mark Casson AIB Dissertation Award) from the Academy of International Business, as well as several teaching awards. He serves on the editorial board of SMJ, among others. He is a former chair of the Competitive Strategy Interest Group of the Strategic Management Society and formerly served on the SMS board.