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Honorary Chairs

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Jiang Wei
Zhejiang University
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Yan Anthea Zhang
Rice University

Advisory Board

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Ruth Aguilera
Northeastern University
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Carliss Baldwin
Harvard University
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Gary Dushnitsky
London Business School
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Alfonso Gambardella
Bocconi University
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Daniel Levinthal
University of Pennsylvania
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Riitta Katila
Stanford University
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Melissa Schilling
New York University
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Aks Zaheer
University of Minnesota

Conference Program Chairs

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Aseem Kaul
...is Associate Professor of Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. His research focuses primarily on the relationship between organizational boundary choices and...
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Brian Wu
... is an Associate Professor of Strategy (with tenure) and Michael R. and Mary Kay Hallman Fellow at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He received his B.S. from Tsinghua University in China, M.Sc. from National University of Singapore, and Ph.D. from the Wharton School...
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Weihua ZHOU
...is the Associate dean for research and international affairs, Director of the institute of supply chain finance, Executive director of international institute of operations research and management science. His research focus on...
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Wei-Ru Chen
...is Executive Director of Alibaba Industry Internet Center, and Professor of strategy at Alibaba Business School. Before joining Alibaba Business School, he was the chief strategy officer of Cainiao Network Technology Co., the logistics arm of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. He is also...

Theme Track Chairs

Theme A - Digital Transformation
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Joost Rietveld
...is an Assistant Professor in the department of Strategy & Entrepreneurship at the UCL School of Management. His research interests are at the intersection of technology strategy and innovation management. Joost’s research tries to better understand how...
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Wen Wen
...is an Assistant Professor at the McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin. Wen received her Ph.D. in Information Technology Management and M.S. in Statistics from Georgia Institute of Technology. Using economic and statistical techniques, Wen investigates...
Theme B - Global Emergence
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Dan Prud'homme
...is an associate professor at EMLV Business School (Paris, France). He is also a non-resident research associate at Duke University's Kunshan, China campus. Previously, for a year after his doctoral studies, Dan was a visiting research fellow and...
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Minyuan Zhao
...is an Associate Professor of Strategy at the Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis. Minyuan’s research examines the interactions between firm strategy and external environment in a global context. Her work on multinational innovation and intellectual property...
Theme C - Organizations Redesigned
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Jeho Lee
...is professor at Strategy and International Business at Seoul National University. His research focuses on innovation and imitation in high tech industries. His recent studies investigate the role of complexity and network structure on dynamics, such as...
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Yue Maggie Zhou
...is an Associate Professor of Strategy at the University of Michigan. Maggie's research covers corporate and competitive strategy, organization structure and multinational corporations. Her recent studies investigate the role of complexity in influencing firm strategy, and...
Theme D - Entrepreneurship Reinvented
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Jing Chen
...is an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. She is also a Visiting Associate Professor of Business at NYU Shanghai. She holds a PhD from Florida International University, a M.A. and B. A. from...
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Waverly Ding
...is an Associate Professor of Strategy & Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Dr. Ding earned her MBA and Ph.D. in business from the University of Chicago. Prior to joining the Smith School faculty, she...
Theme E - Strategic Leadership & Governance Redefined
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Guoli Chen
...is Associate Professor of Strategy at INSEAD. His research focuses on the influence of CEOs, executives, and boards of directors on firms’ strategic choices and organizational outcomes. He is interested in firm growth, organizational renewal, and corporate development and...
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Joonmahn Lee
...is an Associate Professor of Management at Korea University. He received his B.S. and M.S. from Seoul National University in Korea, and Ph.D. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. His general research interests are in the area of entrepreneurship and...