SMS

Conference Program Chairs

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Laura B. Cardinal
...is the SmartState Endowed Chair and Director for the Center for Innovation and Commercialization at the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin...
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Chet Miller
...is the Bauer Professor of Organizational Studies at the C.T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston. Since working as a shift manager and subsequently completing his graduate studies, he has served on the faculties of Baylor University, Wake Forest University, and the University of Houston...
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Yan Anthea Zhang
...s Professor and Department Head of Strategic Management, and holds the Joaquim Molins Figueras Chair of Strategic Alliances at IESE Business School...

Theme Track Chairs

Theme A - Academic Institutions, Science, and Unconventional Strategies for Innovation
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Marc Gruber
...is Full Professor at the College of Management of Technology at EPFL where he holds the Chair of Entrepreneurship and Technology Commercialization (ENTC). Marc Gruber joined EPFL in the fall of 2005 coming from the Munich School of...
Theme B - Immigration, Workforce Diversity, Leadership Heterogeneity, and Unconventional Strategies for Global Firms
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Sucheta Nadkarni
...is the Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management at the University of Cambridge, Judge Business School. Her research centers on the micro-foundations of strategy with a specific focus on the strategic implications of CEO personality...
Theme C - Unconventional Strategies for Globally Positioned Cities and Businesses within Those Cities
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Stephen B Tallman
...is the E. Claiborne Robins Distinguished Professor of Business at the University of Richmond. He earned his Ph.D. in strategy and international business from UCLA in 1988. He served as chair of the International Management Division of the AoM (1998-99) and of the Global Strategy...
Theme D - Sustainable Enterprise as a Pathway to Unconventional Strategies and Solutions
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Scott Turner
...is an associate professor of strategy at the University of South Carolina. He previously worked at the University of Maryland, and has held adjunct and visiting positions at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich)...

Interest Group Tracks

Track E - Competitive Strategy
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Vikas Aggarwal
... is an Assistant Professor at INSEAD, based in Fontainebleau, France. He received his PhD in Strategy from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. His research uses empirical methods and computational modeling to examine issues at the intersection...
Track F - Corporate Strategy
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Caterina Moschieri
... is an Associate Professor of Strategy at IE Business School, in Madrid. She received her PhD in General Management from IESE Business School, Barcelona, and her university degree in Economics (DES) from Bocconi ...
Track G - Global Strategy
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Randi Lunnan
...is professor of Strategy and serves as Head of the Strategy Department at BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo, Norway. Her research interests include Inter-organizational relations and the management of multinationals...
Track H - Strategy Process
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Dries Faems
... is Full Professor Innovation & Organization at the Faculty of Economics and Business (University of Groningen), Visiting Professor at the LUISS Business School, and Affiliated Researcher at the Research Centre of Organisation Studies...
Track I - Knowledge and Innovation
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Lourdes Sosa
... is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management, London School of Economics and Political Science. She studies technology strategy and innovation management. In particular, she focuses on ...
Track J - Strategy Practice
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George Tovstiga
... is Professor of Strategy at EDHEC Business School in Paris where his focus is on corporate and executive management education in the area of strategy and strategic management. George Tovstiga’s professional path has encompassed ...
Track K - Entrepreneurship and Strategy
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Justin Webb
... is the Belk Distinguished Scholar in Business Innovation in the Belk College of Business at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. His research interests include understanding the contextual and individual influences ...
Track L - Strategic Human Capital
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Thomas P. Moliterno
... is the Earl W. Stafford Professor in Entrepreneurial Studies and Vice Dean of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Isenberg School of Management. In this capacity, he provides leadership...
Track M - Stakeholder Strategy
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Flore Bridoux
... is an Associate Professor of Strategy at the University of Amsterdam. Her current research focuses on the management of stakeholders and human capital. In particular, she studies how firms can ...
Track N - Cooperative Strategies
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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...
Track O - Strategic Leadership and Governance
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Cynthia E Devers
... is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management and a Mays Research Fellow, in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. She is also an International Research Fellow at the Oxford University Centre for ...
Track P - Behavioral Strategy
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Violina Rindova
... the Captain Henry W. Simonsen Chair in Strategic Entrepreneurship and the Research Director of the Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California...

Community Tracks

Track R - Research Methods Community
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Karen Schnatterly
...is an Associate Professor at the Trulaske College of Business and the Emma S. Hibbs Distinguished Professor, University of Missouri. Her areas of expertise include white-collar crime’s antecedents and outcomes, and corporate governance’s influence...
Track T - Teaching Community
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Paulo Prochno
..is a Clinical Professor at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, and Faculty Director for its evening MBA program. From 2010 to 2014, he was the associate chair of the department. Prior to joining the Smith School faculty in the Fall of...
Track X - Executive Discoveries Series
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Patricia Gorman
... frames teaching as a dialogue between academia and industry. She uses innovative approaches to translate real world business problems into relevant research questions, and to interpret rigorous research findings for strategy students ...
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Markus Kreutzer
...is a Professor of Strategic and International Management at EBS Business School in Germany. He received his doctorate in strategic management from the University of St. Gallen. Prior to joining EBS, he worked as Assistant Professor ...
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Jorge Walter
... is an Associate Professor and Ave Tucker Fellow at the School of Business, George Washington University. He received his doctorate in strategic management from the University of St. Gallen and was a visiting researcher at the Wharton School...

Sunday Interest Group Session Leaders

Track E - Competitive Strategy
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Emilie Feldman
...is an Associate Professor of Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College, where she studied Economics and French Literature, and she received her MBA and...
Track F - Corporate Strategy
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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 also interested in organizational growth, renewal...
Track G - Global Strategy
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Liena Kano
... is an Assistant Professor of Strategy and Global Management at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, Canada, and the Alan M. Rugman Visiting Fellow at the Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK. Her research...
Track H - Strategy Process
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Jorge Walter
... is an Associate Professor and Ave Tucker Fellow at the School of Business, George Washington University. He received his doctorate in strategic management from the University of St. Gallen and was a visiting researcher at the Wharton School...
Track I - Knowledge and Innovation
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Marie Louise Mors
... is Professor of Strategic and International Management at the Copenhagen Business School. Previously she was on the faculty in Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the London Business School. She completed her PhD in Management at INSEAD...
Track J - Strategy Practice
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Krsto Pandza
... is Professor in Strategy and Innovation at Leeds University Business School. His research links the domains of strategic management, technology and innovation management, manufacturing strategy, and R&D policy. He strives ...
Track K - Entrepreneurship and Strategy
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Balagopal Vissa
... is Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at INSEAD and currently serves as the Chair of the Entrepreneurship & Family Enterprise Area. His research sheds light on the people side of entrepreneurship and family business...
Track L - Strategic Human Capital
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Rebecca Kehoe
... is an Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management at Rutgers University. She received her Ph.D. from Cornell University. Rebecca conducts research examining the interplay of human capital, social capital, and organizational ...
Track M - Stakeholder Strategy
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Jonathan Bundy
... is an Assistant Professor of Management in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, having previously served on faculty at Penn State University. In his research, Prof. Bundy takes a behavioral approach ...
Track N - Cooperative Strategies
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Giovanni Battista Dagnino
. . .is Dean of Research and Professor in the Department of Economics and Business of the University of Catania, Italy, where he is member of the University Evaluation Commission. He is faculty member of the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management. . .
Track O - Strategic Leadership and Governance
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Scott Graffin
... is an Associate Professor at the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business and is also an International Research Fellow at Oxford University’s Centre for Corporate Reputation. He received his Ph.D. in Strategic Management...
Track P - Behavioral Strategy
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William Ocasio
...is the John L. and Helen Kellogg Professor of Management and Organizations at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University His research combines the Carnegie School tradition in strategy and organizations, with a focus on culture, cognition,...
Track R - Research Methods Community
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Trevis Certo
... is Department Chair and the Jerry B. and Mary Anne Chapman Professor of Business in the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship in the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University ...
Track T - Teaching Community
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Patricia Gorman
... frames teaching as a dialogue between academia and industry. She uses innovative approaches to translate real world business problems into relevant research questions, and to interpret rigorous research findings for strategy students ...