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Conference Program Chairs

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Charles Dhanaraj
...is H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest Professor of Strategy at Fox School of Business, Temple University, USA. In addition, he serves as the Executive Director of the Executive Doctorate (EDBA) Program, and Founding Director of Center for Translational Research in Business at Temple University. An award-winning researcher and...
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Rishikesha Krishnan
...is Director and Professor of Strategic Management at the Indian Institute of Management Indore, India. From 1996 to 2013, Professor Krishnan was a member of the faculty at the Indian Institute of ...
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Sougata Ray
... is a Professor of Strategic Management and former Dean of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), Visiting Scholar and Advisor of the Thomas Schmidheiny Centre for Family Enterprise of Indian School of Business. He has been...
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Gurneeta Vasudeva Singh
... is an Associate Professor at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. Her research advances the idea that firms’ knowledge flows and value creation depends on dual considerations pertaining to their organizational ...

Theme Track Chairs

Theme A - Scope and Structure of the Firm
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Jaya Dixit
...is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Strategy at the Indian School of Business. Her research focuses on organization design, behavioural and institutional antecedents of decision making in acquisition, performance and subsequent...
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Prashant Kale
... is currently Professor of Strategic Management, and Head of Health Care Initiatives with the Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University. He has also been a faculty at the University of Michigan and Visiting Faculty at the Wharton School...
Theme B - Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability
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Sourav Mukherji
...teaches post graduate and doctoral level courses at IIM Bangalore. He has worked with IBM and Oracle in product management functions (1993-1998) and for the Boston Consulting Group as a strategy consultant (2002-2003). Professor Mukherji is an avid follower...
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Olga Hawn
...is an Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Distinguished Fellow at Kenan-Flagler Business School of University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She received her PhD in Strategy from Duke University...
Theme C - Globalization and Emerging Markets
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Snehal Awate
... is an Assistant Professor of Strategy at the Indian School of Business. Her research is at the intersection of strategic management and international business. She studies firms' knowledge management strategies by employing network analyses. Her research...
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Anna Lamin
... is an Associate Professor of International Business and Strategy at Northeastern University. Her research centers on how firms in emerging markets build capabilities. She examines how innovation clusters influence the location decisions ...
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Minyuan Zhao
...is an Associate Professor of Management at Wharton. Minyuan's research examines the interactions between firm strategy and external environment in a global context: How emerging market institutions affect firms’ global strategies, and how firms’ strategic organization across borders...
Theme D - Innovation and Knowledge
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Srivardhini K Jha
...is a faculty member with the N. S. Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. Her research focus is on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the emerging country context...
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Anupama Phene
...is Professor of International Business and Phillip Grub Distinguished Scholar at the School of Business at George Washington University. Before joining GW, she was an Associate Professor of Strategy at the University of Utah...
Theme E - Entrepreneurship
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Suresh Bhagavatula
...is an Associate Professor at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB). He is the Chairperson (Entrepreneurship Ecosystem) at the NS Raghavan Centre...
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Balagopal Vissa
...is Professor of Entrepreneurship at INSEAD. His research sheds light on the people side of entrepreneurship and family business - such as new venture teams, entrepreneurial networks, corporate governance and family business groups - particularly in the context of emerging markets. He has published...
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Pai-Ling Yin
...is an Associate Professor of Clinical Entrepreneurship and Director of the Technology Commercialization Initiative. She co-founded the Mobile Innovation Group (http://mig.stanford.edu) to research the mobile app ecosystem, from industry evolution to platform competition...
Theme F - Governance, Leadership and Human Capital
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Palash Deb
... is an Associate Professor in the Strategic Management group at IIM Calcutta. He also co-heads the IIM Calcutta Corporate Governance Center. Palash did his PhD in strategic management in 2011 from the Martin J Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University...
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Michael Withers
...is an assistant professor of management in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. He received his Ph.D. in strategic management from the...