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Conference Program Chairs

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Jay Anand
... is the William H. Davis Chair and Dean’s Distinguished Professor of Strategy at the Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University. Prior to joining Fisher, he was faculty at the University of Michigan (Ross). He earned a B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering ...
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Esteban R. Brenes
... is the Steve Aronson Chair Professor of Strategy at INCAE Business School. He earned a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Costa Rica, MBA from INCAE Business School and a Ph.D. from the University of Florida...
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Octavio Martinez
...is an Assistant Professor of Strategy at INCAE Business School. He received a doctorate degree in Strategic Management from the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management, in 2015. He has an MBA from INCAE Business School and a degree...

Theme Track Directors

Theme A - Role of Institutions & National Context
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Gerald McDermott
... is Professor of International Business at the Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina. He has a PhD in Political Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and specializes in international business and political economy...
Theme B - Role of Governance and Networks
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Janet Bercovitz
...is an Associate Professor of Strategy & Entrepreneurship in the College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research program consists of two main research streams. The first focuses on the structure and evolution of...
Theme C - Sources of Economic Value in Alliances and Acquisitions
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Gwendolyn Lee
...is the Chester C. Holloway Professor at the University of Florida, Warrington College of Business Administration. She holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley, and M.S. and B.S. degrees from the Massachusetts...
Theme D - Role of Intra-firm Routines, People and Structures
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Carlos Rodriguez
...is an assistant professor of Strategy at INCAE Business School. He obtained his Ph.D. in Strategy and Organizations at McGill University. He holds an MBA from INCAE and a B.Sc. degree in Economics from ...
Theme E - Technology and Innovation Strategies
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Michael Leiblein
... is an Associate Professor at Ohio State University. Michael’s research explores associations between attributes of business problems, organizational design choices, and measures of competitive advantage and performance...

Workshop Directors

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Santiago Mingo
...is an Associate Professor at Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez’s School of Business in Santiago de Chile. He holds a Doctor of Business Administration degree from Harvard University...
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Louis Mulotte
is an Associate Professor of Organization & Strategy at Tilburg University (The Netherlands). He received his Ph.D. in Strategic Management from HEC Paris (France). His research interests include
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Laura Poppo
... is the Edmund P. Learned Professorship in Business at the University of Kansas. She received her PhD from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and has been on the faculty of Washington University and Virginia...
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Jorge Tarzijan
...is a Full Professor of Strategy at the School of Management, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile. He received his Ph.D. in Managerial Economics and Strategy from the Kellogg G.S.M. Northwestern University...

Advisory Board

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Juan Alcacer
... is part of the Strategy Unit at Harvard Business School as Associate Professor after having been at the Stern School of Business, New York University. He received his Ph.D. in Strategy and International Business from the ...
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Anita McGahan
...is Professor and Connell Chair in Management at the University of Toronto, where she is cross appointed to the Munk School of Global Affairs the Physiology Department of the Medical School. Anita McGahan is also...
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J Myles Shaver
...is Professor of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota where he holds the Pond Family Chair in the Teaching and Advancement of Free Enterprise Principles. Myles’ research interests revolve around...
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Jorge Tarzijan
...is a Full Professor of Strategy at the School of Management, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile. He received his Ph.D. in Managerial Economics and Strategy from the Kellogg G.S.M. Northwestern University...